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There are certain icons in American music that need to be shared. The Preservation Hall Jazz band have been creating the best Jazz in the world since Jazz was created. Strangely, they have never released an album of all original … Continue reading
Beth Hart has always had a million dollar voice. Unfortunately her demons have gotten the best of her in the past and kept her from reaching the top. Finally, the demons seem to be in check and the new album … Continue reading
These guys certainly have a way with words. Some memories last a lifetime.
I am heading to Philadelphia for a radio convention on Wednesday. I was lucky enough to be asked to bring Son Volt out on stage for their performance. It’s nice to know I’ve made some friends along the way. I … Continue reading
Emily Bell’s inspirations span from The Ronnettes to Otis Redding, Gene Vincent to Hank Williams, and The Stones to The Stooges. The result is a collection of high energy, highly original songs. Her first release is “Back to the Way … Continue reading
This is a short documentary about the Johnny Cash project. Over 250,000 artists from 172 countries helped make this video, the last of Johnny Cash’s career. It was a labor of love and a tribute to the man who used … Continue reading
Ok, here’s a fun one that has absolutely nothing to do with the music business. Filmmaker Will Witte created this brilliant short using scissors and paper for his props. No images were computer generated but, I am sure he used … Continue reading
Joshua James seems to be leading the field for album of the year. Here is an acoustic version of a great tune from his latest album, “From the Top of Willamette Mt.”.
It’s easy to get jaded in the music business. I was cringing at what this album might sound like. Some times you get rewarded with a gem like this.