Tag Archives: Patti Smith

October Desk Clearing (part one?): Buck Owens To Frank Zappa

I wanted to share some of the music news that surfaced on my radar during October. Well, at least some of it. It got to the point that I needed just to wrap it up and ship it out. So, … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 21-24 (the Bon Iver/Blitzen Trapper edition)

Yes, I am a little behind but before I got further behind, I wanted to share some of the great shows for this weekend (and Monday). Fri. 10/21 Top Show: Lori McKenna’s show at the Hotel Café is not surprisingly … Continue reading

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July Desk Clearing: Bowie, Flamin’ Groovies, Black Oak Arkansas & Porter Wagoner

So the big music news this week probably is the announcement that Bruce Springsteen is releasing a companion CD to accompany the publication of this autobiography Born To Run on Sept. 27. The CD, entitled Chapter and Verse, is an … Continue reading

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January Desk Clearing: Joe Ely, The Feelies, Jefferson Airplane And The Cars

Some random or semi-random items that have collected on my computer of late. ZZ Top fans can help make a documentary about the fabled boogie blues rock trio. Filmmakers Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn are working on a ZZ Top … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Jan. 25-31 (The Vaselines/Crash Kings Edition)

I wanted to get in some show recommendations for the rest of  January, even  I don’t make it a full week – at least not yet. Mon. 1/26 Top Show: You might have first encountered Jimbo Mathus during his Squirrel … Continue reading

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The final viewings for the Annenberg’s Who Shot Rock & Roll exhibit

The “Who Shot Rock & Roll” exhibit ends its extended run at the Annenberg Space for Photography this Sunday. And in true rock & roll spirit, the Annenberg is staying up late and letting people see this show after dark … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 9-14 (The Panther Burns/Giant Giant Sand edition

  Sorry for being a little behind. Had to deal with a big deadline but I wanted to talk about all the great shows this week, which is filled with appearances from legends, cult heroes, promising acts and other intriguing … Continue reading

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