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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

Gabriel Bush Duet

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

Pink Floyd Endless River

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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Album of the Year?

Israel Nash

Are you waiting for Neil Young to release another classic Neil Young record?  An album full of messages, political angst and singing guitars?  Disappointed with the guy who quite frankly just released an album that was unlistenable all the while

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Robin Williams-The Music Of Laughter

Robin Williams

He was in our laugh consciousness since 1977 with his first “Happy Days” appearance. The plot of the show was as farfetched as Fonzie jumping sharks, yet Robin Williams made it seemed natural and hilarious.  Then he became an alienatic

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Talk About The Passion- Lollapalooza Review

Lollapolooza

Ten years of Lollapalooza at Chicago’s Grant Park and all that’s left is the passion.  Sure there was a bit of nostalgia on Chicago’s front yard as 300,000 revelers enjoyed nearly 140 bands including Palooza alumnus like Kings Of Leon

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