Billy Strings New Album

17 Jul 19
Rock 'n' Roll Reviews and Trivia

  Turntable Ted, ace record-collector and good friend, suggested this topic of my favorite Beatles cover versions.  What with the silly new movie (Yesterday) in the theaters about a mediocre singer who supposedly becomes a star covering the Fab Four in a world that has forgotten them, the topic seems relevant.  Looking at other online […]

17 Jul 19
On The Record

More The Rolling Stones More Black and Blue Another in our series of Home Audio Exercises with advice on what you should be listening for when critically evaluating your copy (or ours) of the album.   Billy Preston is all over this album on piano and organ and his contribution is crucial to the musical vibe on practically […]

16 Jul 19
BERKSHIRE ON STAGE

(July 16 — Falls Village, CT) America’s longest running summer chamber music festival, Music Mountain, continues its 90th season with the incomparable Emerson String Quartet presenting music by Mozart, Dvořák and Shostakovich on Sunday, August 4 (3pm). The weekend kicks off on Saturday, August 3 (5pm) with Michael Berkeley & No Tune Like a Show Tune presenting “The Envelope, […]

16 Jul 19
Longreads

The genius guitarist’s autobiographical, multi-song fantasy album sat in his drummer’s apartment for twenty years. Now in the care of the Hendrix estate, will it ever see the light of day?

16 Jul 19
My smart blog 3343

LA NUIT DU BOOGIE EULRY COLOMA. LADISLAVA HISTOIRE DE LA MUSIQUE TSIGANE. Maybe Funny Magic and Musical Show (Hong Kong Station. Ingrained in 2000, Hong Kong Ticketing is a auxiliary of Hong Kong Convening and Assemblage Centre (Management) Ltd. 15th edition of popular Prague Proms Festival offers great blend of foreign jazz (Thomas Gansch Big […]

15 Jul 19
Local Spins

Kicking off with Amos Lee, the live music week in West Michigan also boasts Static X, Lady Ace Boogie’s hip hop showcase, Chuck Mead & Jim Lauderdale, South Haven’s Rhythm on the River, The Gipsy Kings, Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys, Cabildo and more. Plus, win tickets to see Poco, Firefall and Pure Prairie League in Grand Haven.

15 Jul 19
Caffeinated Jam

I come to you on this Amazon Prime Day and beseech you, I beseech you, to close your wallets, to lie on the cold, hard ground, to beg the Earth for penance for your sins, and to accept your fate when the dirt claims you, lacking any mercy for you, lacking any sympathy for your […]

15 Jul 19
My master blog 5885

He has won a lurching 7 Juno Awards, 25 Maple Blues Awards, and has been inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame. Even after 19 acclaimed albums, Colin remains at the top of his game, always thought-provoking himself musically and etching out his own unique and essential place in history. That means that […]

14 Jul 19
Big Blue Tunes

You know about Jason Isbell, The War and Treaty and Charley Crockett. Now get up to speed on some of the more under the radar artists coming to next weekend’s Master Musicians Festival.

13 Jul 19
Chocolate Vent

Clyde McPhatter possessed a unique vocal instrument, a lively high tenor that captured the promise and fervor of the teenage Fifties. McPhatter was one of the first singers to cross over from the church to the pop and R&B charts. He was a Baptist minister’s son who was born in North Carolina and spent his […]

13 Jul 19
Reigokai: Isekai Translations

If I went outside, my skin would be ruined. In the summer, going outside without a hat caused me to suffer heatstroke in a matter of minutes. When I walked, I got muscular pain. My legs and loins cramped; I spent every day feeling like a newborn calf or foal. How many times did I […]