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Top Ten Music Comebacks

By: David Schultz for Earvolution.com Just over a year ago, the Boston Red Sox impossibly overcame a 3-0 deficit by winning four straight games against the New York Yankees, completing the most improbable comeback in the history of sports. New Yorkers were on the happier end of a comeback this year, as late October saw Cream reuniting after a 38 ... Read More »

Jerry Garcia: Has it really been ten years?

A Look Back on Jerry Garcia the Musician by Jim McCoy for Earvolution.com All Photos by Susan McMillman. I wish there was a song to sing to get you back/ But you can’t get here from nowhere I guess -Ryan Adams The mellow sound of a fingerpicked acoustic guitar exits from the speakers, over which a voice sings of picking ... Read More »

Sheffield Speaks: A Formula For Trouble

In the latest New York magazine, Gary Sheffield tells you all you need to know about the 2005 New York Yankees: they are doomed. In the interview, Sheffield maligns the New York media for writing flattering pieces solely about Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter, implies that A-Rod and D-Jet aren’t team leaders and declares that the whole Yankee franchise is ... Read More »

Dave Matthews Band at Randall’s Island: Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

The Dave Matthews Band has worked hard to cultivate a reputation that they are a band who cares about their fans. Unsurprisingly, the DMB used their popularity to turn the New York leg of their summer tour into a weekend festival that would present established acts like the Barenaked Ladies and the Black Eyed Peas and give exposure to wonderful ... Read More »

Steroids? Get over it already.

by David Schultz We are a little more than half way through a baseball season that will sadly be remembered as the Year of the Steroid. The 2005 season should also be bitterly remembered as the Year of the Overly Sanctimonious Fan. Since the Rogues Gallery of Curt Schilling, Mark McGwire, Sammy Sosa, Rafael Palmiero and Jose Canseco appeared before ... Read More »

Review: Langhorne Slim – When the Sun’s Gone Down

By: Paul Dobry Langhorne Slim: When the Sun’s Gone Down Narnack Records (2005) The best may be to come, but in the meantime get out of your rocker and dance. In my experience, falling in love with a record can happen two ways. The first is if the record scratches a particular itch, something you may have not known was ... Read More »

Worst Cover Songs of All-Time

Since the Earvolution staff put together their list of best cover songs, I thought I might as well get them to list the worst ones. No objective criteria here, but most of these songs either want to make the reviewer turn the dial or cringe when its an otherwise good artist making a mistake. Here goes: Me (Jeff Davidson): Zwan ... Read More »