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Little Feat: Rooster Rag

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Too often lumped in with jam bands like Phish, String Cheese Incident or Widespread Panic, Little Feat more properly belongs with The Allman Brothers Band, which developed a greater popularity early on before settling in for largely improvisatory concerts based on its own band book and covers. Little Feat diverge from the ABB in that it ...

Little Feat: Barnstormin

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Little Feat whet our appetite with the release of Barnstormin' Live, Volume One last year. A second volume has just been released and the two have been packaged together. Since the band's reformation in 1988, it has released numerous live recordings, including the archival releases Raw Tomatoes, Volume 1 & Ripe Tomatoes, Volume 1 and three ...

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Little Feat: Barnstormin

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Little Feat remains one of the more enduring bands to have emerged out of the 1970s. This endurance is manifest in both the group's longevity and continually fresh creativity. Since leaving the major label realm and starting Hot Tomato Records, the band has released numerous archival (Raw Tomatoes, Volume 1 & Ripe Tomatoes, Volume 1) and ...

Little Feat: Highwire Act Live in St. Louis 2003

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Little Feat
Highwire Act Live in St. Louis 2003
Hot Tomato
2004

Little Feat and the Allman Brothers Band have much in common. Both bands incurred losses of integral personnel (Lowell George in the case of Little Feat and Duane Allman in the case of the Allman Brothers Band). Both ...

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Little Feat: Kickin' It at the Barn

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Kickin' It at the Barn is Little Feat's first studio album since 2000?s Chinese Work Songs. Its release and promotion coincided with the 2003 full acoustic tour and appropriately so. The disc is replete with acoustic numbers and represents quite a departure from recent recordings. Thus,



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Little Feat: Down Upon the Suwannee River

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Little Feat follows up their acoustic live album ...At Rams Head with this electric live recording, Down Upon the Suwannee River. The new live recording was captured on 36 tracks out in the woods of Suwannee, Florida before an appreciative crowd. Post-Lowell George live Little Feat has been characterized by wall-of-sound mixing that takes advantage of ...

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Fred Tackett: In A Town Like This

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Little Feat guitarist Fred Tackett hails from Arkansas. That fact is written in every word he sings and plays on his solo release, In A Town Like This. In a musical coleslaw that combines equal parts blues, country, hillbilly, eastern, and western music, Mr. Tackett paints his soundscape with broad autumnal strokes that recalls Arkansas in ...

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Little Feat: An Acoustic Evening with Little Feat Live at the Rams Head

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Live At the Rams Head is Little Feat’s Unplugged. Culled from shows held at the famed Annapolis Maryland nightspot between June 19th and the 22nd before an intimate crowd of about 200, Rams Head is a slanted look at the band’s thirty-year repertoire. Gratefully, I noted several stock songs not present. "Dixie Chicken," "Fat Man ...

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Little Feat: Raw Tomatos, Volume 1 & Ripe Tomatos, Volume 1

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It Has Been a Good Century for Little Feat

Since the turn of the new century, record stores have been treated to a variety of previously unreleased live Little Feat. This music has taken the form of the quasi-bootleg Pilot release, Late Night Truck Stop , the newly rejuvenated Waiting for Columbus (in this humble critics ...