Tuesday , September 27 2022

Jeff Burger

Jeff Burger’s website, byjeffburger.com, contains half a century's worth of music reviews and commentary. His books include Dylan on Dylan: Interviews and Encounters, Lennon on Lennon: Conversations with John Lennon, Leonard Cohen on Leonard Cohen: Interviews and Encounters, and Springsteen on Springsteen: Interviews, Speeches, and Encounters.

Music Reviews: The Kinks’ ‘Muswell Hillbillies/Everybody’s in Show-biz – Everybody’s a Star’ plus John McCutcheon, Collective Soul, Mick Kolassa, and Brian Lisik

The Kinks--Muswell Hillbillies - Everybody's Show-biz, Everybody's a Star

A big box set marks the 50th anniversary of the Kinks' "Muswell Hillbillies" and "Everybody's in Show-biz – Everybody's a Star"

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Music Reviews: The Chieftains, Dead Horses, Sensational Country Blues Wonders!, 3 Pairs of Boots, Robin Lane, Martha Spencer, and Buck Owens

chieftans foxhunt

Reviews of seven new releases, including CDs from Ireland's Chieftains, country's Buck Owens, and bluegrass-based Martha Spencer.

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Music Reviews: Mariel Buckley, plus Forrest McCurren, Ever More Nest, and Katy Guillen & the Drive

Mariel Buckley-Everywhere I Used to Be

Canada's Mariel Buckley opens up on her excellent sophomore album. Plus, reviews of albums from Forrest McCurren, Ever More Nest, and Katy Guillen & the Drive

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Music Reviews: A Superlative Grateful Dead Album, plus Brother Brothers, Bobbie Gentry, Tom Paxton & Friends, and Triptides

Grateful Dead--Lyceum Theatre

A four-CD set delivers a memorable 1972 Grateful Dead concert at London's Lyceum Theatre—the last show of their first tour outside North America.

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Music Reviews: The Swinging Blue Jeans, plus Bo Diddley, Andrew Duhon, Monica Taylor, Fantastic Cat, and Megan Bee

Swinging Blue Jeans--anthology

An anthology from the Swinging Blue Jeans, who sounded like the Beatles until they didn't. Plus, new releases from Bo Diddley and four other acts.

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Music Reviews: Expanded Reissues of the Animals’ First Four LPs, plus John Moreland, the SideMen, and Buffalo Romeo

The Animals' long-out-of-print early LPs reappear in remastered, expanded editions.

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Music Reviews: Everly Brothers, Paul Kelly, Todd Sharpville, Matt Lomeo, Willi Carlisle, and the Local Honeys

Everly Brothers-Hey Doll Baby

An anthology showcases the Everly Brothers' rockabilly roots. Plus five more noteworthy new releases.

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