Tag Archives: Old 97’s

Archives Alives: MC5, R.E.M., Stax, New West, Nick Lowe, Led Zep & New Fave: the Beths

Where you were 50 years ago today? Well, if you were alive that is. If you were at the Gladsaxe Teen Club (yes, in Gladsaxe, Denmark) then you saw the first show that John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Desk Clearing: Eggs Over Easy, Gov’t Mule & Joan Baez

I wanted to caught up with some of the music news that I have come across so far this month. First,  I will admit it – I am a fan of pub rock music. Brinsley Schwarz, Duck Deluxe, the Motors … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 16-21 (The Legendary Shack Shifters/Continental Drifters edition)

If you couldn’t make it to Nashville for the Americana Music Festival, you can certainly find solace in the shows taking place here in L.A. this week. In fact, there is glut of great shows, plus a couple cool festivals … Continue reading

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What’s Old Is New: Van Morrison, Lou Reed and the Carter Families

The first Velvet Underground album I bought was an odd MGM repackaging of White Light/White Heat. It was cool, mysterious and a little bit frightening for a Midwestern teen. Loaded, however, was my second VU album and the one that … Continue reading

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Archives Alive – What’s New That Old: Peter, Paul & Mary, Go-Betweens, Love, Old ’97’s and more

When I was a kid, one of my main introductions to folk music was Peter, Paul & Mary. Sure there was Puff the Magic Dragon, but there was a Big Blue Frog, Stewball the race horse, Freight Trains, Rocky Roads … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. May 5-12 (The Old 97’s/Black Prairie edition

Even if your world seems to be falling apart, there are some things you can count on – like great shows filling a week with cool music. And I apologize if there are some Mon. May 5 Top Show: Todd … Continue reading

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Countdown To Record Store Day

Music lovers are counting down the days until April 20th, when Record Store Day unleashes an avalanche of soon-to-be rare releases. This rundown (maybe there will be more before Saturday) spotlights some gems from a few prime labels as well … Continue reading

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