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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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The Genesis Of Genesis Film

Genesis

Few bands have challenged their fans more than Genesis.  For over 40 years they have pushed the envelope with their unique form of cinematic rock and then provoked their fans by turning into the world’s biggest most popular band for

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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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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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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Entertains

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I finally got around to watching the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on HBO. I could have turned it off minutes into the evening since I saw what I wanted to see-my musical hero’s initiation; however,

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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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