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Your Thanksgiving Playlist

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JOIN TOM TURKEY GENES on Thursday from 10am-Noon asa he plays many from his playlist: I know I am not alone when I suggest that Thanksgiving is the best holiday in America probably the world if not for Boxing Day

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Motet Gets Down and Funky

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Though the large majority of the near capacity crowd last night was not even born in 1975, an extra large version of the Motet brought the eccentrically costumed crowd alive last night at the Vilar Center.  Let it funk down

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Cream’s Jack Bruce Dead at 71

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I was fortunate to catch the super group Cream as part of their 2005 mini reunion at New York’s Madison Square Garden. They were definitely the ugliest band I ever saw but man could they play.  Their virtuosity displayed that

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Lucinda Williams Excels to the Bone

Lucinda Williams

Did you ever notice how some of music critics’ favorite artists are frankly hard to listen to?  I mean Leonard Cohen seems like a cool guy and all, but personally I find it hard to listen to his music for

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A Records Book

Cowboys and Indies

The record business is dead. Just don’t tell the record men. They’ll refuse to listen, but what they hear is important.   Let me explain. I am mostly referring to the business of making records whether vinyl albums or Compact

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Best Rock Duets of All Time

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This week Lady Gaga announced that she is releasing an album of Jazz standards with octogenarian Tony Bennett.  The early reviews are very positive even from aficionados.  I only wish my dad was around since he loved Bennett and duets.

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Pink Floyd New Album

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We thought we would never write this again, but Pink Floyd is set to release a new album on November 10th Details about The Endless River, the new Pink Floyd album from David Gilmour, Rick Wright and Nick Mason, were revealed today as

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U2 for Free!?

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So this week if you own a computer and/or have an iTunes account you received a special lagniappe.  An entire album for free.  But it wasn’t just any album.  It was the first new album from U2 in five years.

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Sinead Has Always Been Her Own Boss

Sinead Occonor

Once, on the biggest stage of her young life in front of a national TV audience in the millions,  she ripped up a photo of the Pope and threw it at the camera.  She was not happy with the Catholic

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A Salute To Jah Weez

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If you did something every Wednesday of every week for a year, you would have done that thing 52 times.  Sticking to the project, after five years your total would be 260.  That’s every Wednesday, no time off for holidays

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