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50 Years of Rolling Stone: The Music, Politics and People that Shaped Our Culture

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50 Years of Rolling Stone: The Music, Politics and People that Shaped Our Culture
288 Pages
ISBN: #1419724460
Harry N. Abrams
2017

A coffee table book for a generation, this near seven-pound tome entitles 50 Years of Rolling Stone is as philosophically weighty as its subtitle would imply. Or so ...

Roots In The Green Mountains

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The vibrant music community of Burlington, Vermont is a veritable fountainhead of the gestation of new and varied forms of this greatest of all the arts. The earthy elegance of Vorcza is one thing, the visceral impact of The Seth Yacovone Band something else altogether. And the roots-based work of Bardela and Kyle Chadburn is distinct ...

Green Mountain Jazz

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In observation, analysis and overall discussion of Burlington Vermont's vibrant music scene, the jazz demographic is all too often overlooked. But the vibrant undercurrent of the genre in the Queen City is like that which bubbles under in our culture at large, always present, usually noticeable with careful perusal but otherwise hard to highlight outside its ...

The Allman Brothers Band: Live From A&R Studios New York August 26th 1971

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Sacrilegious as it may sound, the Allman Brothers' performance on Live From A&R Studios New York August 26th 1971 is superior to At Fillmore East (Capricorn, 1971), heretofore regarded as the definitive document of this seminal southern rock band's on-stage expertise. After prior bootlegging in a variety of forms, the recording of the former has been ...

ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

Cornell '77: The Music, the Myth, and the Magnificence of the Grateful Dead's Concert at Barton Hall

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Cornell '77: The Music, the Myth, and the Magnificence of the Grateful Dead's Concert at Barton Hall
Peter Conners
232 Pages
ISBN: #150170432X
Cornell University Press
2017

If it strains the credulity of even the most devout Deadhead that a whole book has been devoted to a single show ...

Bob Dylan: Triplicate

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If Bob Dylan's Triplicate, the thirty-eighth studio album of his fifty-year plus career, proves anything, it's that he's very serious about his exploration of the Great American Songbook. Not only is this his third straight studio recording devoted to such material, he deigned to be interviewed close to the March 31 2017 release of the recordings ...

Stanton Moore: With You In Mind

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The title of Stanton Moore's homage to Allen Toussaint suggests the affection at the heart of this project. With You In Mind symbolizes the achievements of the latter NOLA icon as ongoing inspiration for generations of musicians to come and not just those with their roots in New Orleans like this great drummer and bandleader with ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Seth Yacovone Blues Trio At Red Square

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The Seth Yacovone Blues Trio
Red Square
Burlington, VT
July 16, 2017

On this warm, breezy summer evening outside Burlington Vermont's Red Square, The Seth Yacovone Blues Trio's first of three sets was sufficiently moving and diverse to satisfy like a concert complete unto itself. Yet the threesome's performance manifest ...

Country Joe McDonald: 50

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Unlike so many a romanticized recognition of the past in this year that marks half a decade since the so-called 'Summer of Love," Country Joe McDonald's 50 is a celebration of the passage of time. And this is a crucial distinction the former leader of The Fish articulates on this album in all manner of ways.

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

My Morning Jacket on The Green At Shelburne Museum

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My Morning Jacket
The Green at Shelburne Museum,
Ben & Jerry's Concerts on the Green 2017
Shelburne, VT
July 12, 2017

More impressive in their sound than in their songs, My Morning Jacke nevertheless redeemed themselves by the end of roughly two hours on stage on The Green at ...


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