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The US Festival 1982: The US Generation

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Various Artists
The US Festival 1982
MVD Entertainment Group
2018

By title alone, The US Festival of 1982 might seem light years removed from the abiding fascination with festivals now pervading our culture. But if director Glenn Aveni's ninety-minutes plus documentary proves anything, it's that this event founded and sponsored by ...

ARTICLE: CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Steve Winwood: Greatest Hits Live

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Greatest Hits Live is something of a misnomer as applied to Steve Winwood's expansive in- concert collection. Not that the title doesn't contain his most well-known numbers, because it does, ranging all the way from his days as a teenage wunderkind ("Gimme Some Lovin'") to his most mainstream commercial success ("Roll With It"). But over the ...

NEWS: RECORDING

A Very Special Christmas' Album Series Celebrates 25th Anniversary Benefitting Special Olympics

The A Very Special Christmas holiday music series, benefiting Special Olympics, will celebrate its 25th anniversary this holiday season with the release of two new albums of holiday music advancing the Special Olympics movement and bringing joy and peace to athletes and their families around the world: A Very Special Christmas 25th Anniversary, Bringing Joy to the ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers with Buddy Guy at Madison Square Garden

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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers with Buddy Guy
Madison Square Garden
New York, New York
July 28, 2010

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers have been making music for over 30 years (their self-titled debut on Shelter Records was released on November 9, 1976). Petty, who turns 60 in October 2010, and The Heartbreakers (Mike ...

Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers: Mojo

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Given the earthy currents of electric blues coursing through this Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers album, right from the start of the wailing harp on “Jefferson Jericho Blues," Mojo is an appropriate title indeed. It should be no surprise the group hearkens to the late, great Muddy Waters, because anyone who's heard them live understands that ...