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November Desk Clearing: Tift Merritt, Chuck Prophet, Wild Reeds And Morphine

The Grammy Museum has added 25 important songs to its Hall of Fame. The new tunes are: Arlo Guthrie – “The City of New Orleans” The Beach Boys – “I Get Around” Billie Holiday – Lady Sings the Blues Blind … Continue reading

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What’s Old Is New: Bob Dylan, Love, Mad Men & The Vulgar Boatmen

Wanted to catch up on some recent music news, beyond that of Ryan Adams completing his re-do of Taylor Swift’s 1989 album. Word is out today that Volume 12 of the Bob Dylan Bootleg Series will be released on November … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In LA April 6-13 (The Howl/Luna/Ride Edition)

For those gearing up for the first weekend of Coachella, or just sitting it out, there is plenty of music to enjoy. The week has a particularly flashback flavor as there are performances from musicians from the ‘60s (Arlo Guthrie, … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 17-22 (The Goodnight, Texas/Tall Tales and the Silver Lining edition)

Lots of good music this week with Saturday night in particularly being packed with fine shows to see. Tues. 2/17 Top Show: Steve Earle stops by the Grammy Museum to celebrate his terrific new album Terraplane, which shows off his … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct. 12-19 Edition (The Wainwright, Neuwirth, Stuart & Hoge Edition)

I didn’t want to skip another week so I am getting this roundup fast and easy. Mon. Oct. 13 Top Show(s): Will Hoge always seems to be an unappreciated singer/songwriter with a rough-hewn style. The Nashville native, who has a … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In LA: More For Jan. 15-18 (The Ray Stinnett Codicil)

I had been curious why Johnny Rivers was playing at the Saban Theater during the Whisky’s big anniversary week and thanks to an article in the LA Times by the always interesting Randy Lewis, I found out that Rivers had … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 4-11 (The Mazzy Star/Sparks Edition)

Mon. 4 Top Show: Robert Hilburn, the eminent L.A. music critic, talks about his new Johnny Cash bio at the Grammy Museum. Singer/songwriter (and Elefant frontman) Diego Garcia performs at the Troubadour while UK songtress Phildel delivers her ethereal music … Continue reading

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