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Friday Desk Clearing: Fleetwood Mac, Roy Orbison, Grateful Dead and Lucinda Williams

Wanted to share some recent news, if case you haven’t heard yet, about upcoming releases, Record Store Day and Country Music Hall of Fame inductees. In time for the holiday shopping season, Warner Brothers will be releasing special expanded editions … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. July 7-13 (The Walter Trout/The Bird & The Bee Edition)

Well, July 4th has come and gone. Hopefully, you all had a fun holiday weekend and didn’t try to shoot a firecracker off of your head. But let’s concentrate on music as this first full week of July has some … Continue reading

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Catching Up With: Louis Armstrong, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, George Jones, Woody Guthrie and Muddy Waters

I have been meaning to do another roundup on new tribute projects and other archival releases, but every time I sit down to do one, there are new additions. Well, I am drawing the line in the sand today and … Continue reading

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The Ghost Brothers, The Alvin Brothers, a King and Taj Mahal

Is the Stephen King/John Mellencamp/T Bone Burnett musical The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County good? I can’t say since I haven’t seen it. Is the soundtrack worth listening to? Hell, yes. Any album that includes performances by Elvis Costello, Neko … Continue reading

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Duos Rule The Americana Award Nominations

I had the pleasure of attending the Americana Music Association’s Award nominee announcement event yesterday at the Grammy Museum. It marks one of those times when the question “What is Americana?” arises. The list of nominees doesn’t really provide simple … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 14-18 (the Far West/Dustbowl Revival Edition)

With the Grammy circus packing up their tents and elephantine expense account moving out of town, what’s left to do? Well, I don’t know if Bonnie Raitt will be bringing along her latest Grammy to Long Beach’s Terrace Theater on … Continue reading

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