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John Hiatt: The Eclipse Sessions

Read "The Eclipse Sessions" reviewed by Doug Collette

Since John Hiatt hit his artistic and commercial stride with Bring The Family (A&M, 1987), the most listenable and durable albums of his have been those recorded with a band like the one appearing there (eventually known as Little Village: Ry Cooder, Nick Lowe and Jim Keltner). Offering comparably uniform musicianship in proportionate support of this highly-regarded songwriter's most memorable material, the Goners (featuring guitarist extraordinaire Sonny Landreth) appeared on Slow Turning (A&M, 1988) as well as The Tiki Bar ...

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John Hiatt and The Combo: Live at The Lebanon Opera House

Read "John Hiatt and The Combo: Live at The Lebanon Opera House" reviewed by Doug Collette

John Hiatt and The Combo Lebanon Opera House Lebanon, New Hampshire March 9, 2010

John Hiatt and The Combo played an absolutely brilliant two-and-a-half hour set at the Lebanon Opera House on March 9th. In contrast to so many de rigeur returns for encores, these performers fully deserved the stomping cheering demand for more, and obliged with another thirty minutes of music. This came only after the bandleader graciously thanked the enthusiastic audience for ...

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John Hiatt and the Goners: Beneath this Gruff Exterior

Read "Beneath this Gruff Exterior" reviewed by C. Michael Bailey

John Hiatt and Sonny Landreth—nothing, and I mean nothing could be better. John Hiatt has advanced to the forefront of American rock songwriters, a group of musicians that include Warren Zevon, Rodney Crowell, Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, and John Prine. Sonny Landreth is the stratospheric slide guitarist who knows no near competitor sporting a bottleneck on his/her little finger.

The music—well, this is prime Hiatt. Coming into his own with the release of the perfect Bring the ...