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Article: Live Review

Jamey Johnson, with Kelsey Waldon and Chris Hennessee, at The Paramount

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Jamey Johnson with Kelsey Waldon and Chris Hennessee The Paramount Huntington, NY April 7, 2019 Jamey Johnson is a guitarist and songwriter who personifies the Americana musical genre. His music is a powerful mélange of blues, folk, pop, southern rock and, of course, country. Simply put: it is Americana, with ...

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Article: Film Review

The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris

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Various Artists The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris Rounder Records 2016 When Emmylou Harris truly began her solo career, after working with the late Gram Parsons upon recommendation from Chris Hillman, she quite quickly transcended the s 'cosmic American music' created by the former member of the Byrds and the ...

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Article: Album Review

Logan Metz: The Last Remaining Payphone in L.A.

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There aren't many young players around actively channeling the powerful feel of New Orleans musicians like Doctor John, let alone doing it convincingly. This doesn't describe Chicago based musician/composer Logan Metz fairly, though. His danceable, joyful music has that same spirit, but it draws on too many influences to be so quickly categorized. Not too surprising, ...

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Article: Live Review

Booker T. Jones at Yoshi's

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Booker T. Jones Yoshi's Oakland CA February 6, 2016 The esteemed Booker T. Jones and his band performed in front of a sold out house at Yoshi's in Oakland. He presented a set of Booker T. & the MGs vintage originals mixed in with some popular songs from artists he has ...

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Article: Hardly Strictly Jazz

Reliving Elvis

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No matter how much is written, or by whom, Elvis Presley remains impossible to explain. The usual “young white rocker who could sing black" is as inaccurate as any standing American mythology. His legacy has been as mangled as his career was, often to the detriment of the work itself. Yes, at the time of his ...

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News: Award / Grant

"Stand By Me," Written By Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller and Ben E. King, To Receive Towering Song Award at the 2012 Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala Event

“Stand By Me,” the song written by Leiber & Stoller and Ben E. King will receive the Towering Song Award at the 2012 Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) Gala Event to be held at the Marriott Marquee Hotel in New York City on Thursday, June 14, 2012, Songwriters Hall of Fame Chairman Jimmy Webb announced today. ...

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Article: Music and the Creative Spirit

Neil Young and the 2010 Bridge School Benefit

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The Bridge School Benefit has become one of America's most anticipated annual musical events. Promoted by Pegi and Neil Young, to assist children with severe physical impairments and complex communication needs, this year's two day benefit promised to be one of the most remarkable of its 24 year history. With the first reunion of Buffalo Springfield ...


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