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Rock Me, Rosetta – American Masters Presents: Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll

Rock ‘n’ Roll has always been one part Saturday Night and one part Sunday morning – a mix of wild bar nights and more soulful introspection. Early rock icons like Elvis, Jerry Lee and Little Richard all had their gospel … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Woody

As most music fans, particularly Americana music fans, know Saturday July 14 marks the 100th anniversary of Woody Guthrie’s birth. There have been many events held and much music released associated with the centennial of this folk legend. This week … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. April 16-22 (the Madness edition)

This week starts off with a couple of vintage Brit acts that came out of the second wave of punk rock in the late ‘70s. On Monday, Madness will bring their ska/pop to Club Nokia. They had a number of … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Aug. 8-28 (The Most Of August issue)

Because of scheduling situations, I am going to give a quick overview of recommendations for the next couple weeks. One big recommendation goes to the big Roots Roadhouse Fest at the Echo/Echoplex on the 14th. This grand Grand Ole Echo … Continue reading

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