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ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

The Original Delaney & Bonnie (Accept No Substitute) and To Bonnie From Delaney

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Delaney & Bonnie's best work functions as a primer on contemporary rock and roll, not to mention how the pair functioned as a catalyst to what's arguably the most prolific and productive instances of musical community that arose from the late Sixties and early Seventies. And even if the following two selections are the sole titles ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Steve Winwood at the Space at Westbury

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Steve Winwood
The Space at Westbury
Westbury, NY
April 20, 2017

Fifty-one years after a teenaged Steve Winwood sang “Gimme Some Lovin'" with the Spencer Davis Group, the rock, pop and rhythm and blues legend can still nail the vocal and hit all the notes on the '60s anthem. On ...

Lauren Bush: All My Treasures

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"I love the human race," sings Lauren Bush on the opening track of All My Treasures, Bob Dorough's life-affirming “I've Got Just About Everything I Need." It's a positive sentiment, just one brief moment on an album that bursts with positivity, an album that sounds like the product of a mature and very experienced artist. Surprisingly, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Dave Mason's Traffic Jam at The Paramount

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Dave Mason's Traffic Jam
The Paramount
Huntington, NY
July 25, 2015

Dave Mason has seen and done it all. He, along with Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi, co-founded Traffic. He was a member (although briefly) of both Delaney, Bonnie & Friends and Fleetwood Mac, served as a temporary second guitarist in ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Tedeschi Trucks Band at Red Rocks

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Tedeschi Trucks Band
Red Rocks
Denver, CO
July 25, 2014

Never underestimate the power of a cover. A cleverly selected and well executed cover tune can be like a firecracker with a too-short fuse, a shot of vodka when you expected water, a lightning bolt out of a clear, blue sky. ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Voodoo Experience: New Orleans, USA, October 28-30, 2011

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The Voodoo Experience
City Park
New Orleans, LA
October 28-30, 2011
Halloween in New Orleans can only mean one thing. Voodoo...a three day music festival, highlighted by a blending of high profile national and local musical acts representing many different genres. It also features food, amusement park rides, interactive art installations--including The ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Yardbirds & Dave Mason: Westbury, NY, September 9, 2011

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The Yardbirds and Dave Mason
NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Westbury, New York
September 9, 2011
Three members of the Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame touched down in Westbury New York on a cool and pleasant Friday evening in early September. The crowd, featuring fans of all ages, buzzed with anticipation ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Traffic - John Barleycorn Must Die Deluxe Edition (Universal, 2011)

When the rock 'n' roll band Traffic broke up for the first time in the late-1960's in the wake of Dave Mason's departure, keyboardist, guitarist and singer Steve Winwood began a solo project. When he needed help on the songs, he called upon his old mates, multi-instrumentalist Chris Wood and Jim Capaldi on drums and vocals for help. Soon ...