Tag Archives: Ray Charles

September Desk Clearing: The Last Waltz, The T.N.T. Show, Van der Graaf Generator and more

Where were you on Thanksgiving Day, 1976. I was at a Thanksgiving table watching an NFL game. But if I could travel back in time, I would go to San Francisco’s Winterland Theatre to experience The Band’s last concert, which … 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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Go See Hear In L.A. July 9-15 (The Dustbowl Revival & The Union Gap Edition)

This week weighs heavily on the old-timers. The one and only Willie Nelson will be at the OC Fair with his family band on the 13th, while the next night it hosts the Happy Together Tour, which offers a 60-something … Continue reading

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