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Who’s Next – Indivisible

I believe song sequencing is a critical – and sometimes THE critical – aspect of putting an “album” (what exactly does that mean now?) together. In this next mix-and-match phase of music consumership, sequencing will be strictly personal. Is this progress? Sure it is, but something is always lost in …

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Rock the Mullet

A tiny sidebar to the story of the catastrophic death of nearly 100 people in the Rhode Island club disaster, was the fact that the great majority of the population had no idea that Great White was still a band. Big, chunky, ’80s hair metal refuses to go away: Bands …

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All Hail Chuck

Bernard Weintraub has a great series in the NY Times, “The Music They Made,” profiling the “Legends of Rock Country and Soul.” Today’s story is on the inimitable Chuck Berry, the second greatest of the pre-Beatles rockers (after Elvis, of course). Chuck is still rocking at 76: Chuck Berry is …

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Critiquees – Reissues and Collections

Our picks for the Best Reissues and Collections of 2002: bonuses] 1) Best of 1990-2000 & B Sides by U2 2) The Velvet Underground & Nico, remastered by Velvet Underground 3) Elvis 30 #1 Hits by Elvis Presley 4) Nirvana by Nirvana 5) Forty Licks by The Rolling Stones 20 …

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All Good

A couple of days ago we mentioned the blockbuster hippie-fest Bonnaroo Music Festival coming to Tennessee this June – there’s another camp and jam extravaganza featuring some of the same artists coming to West Virginia in May: Thursday, May 15 to Sunday, May 18, 2003 7th Annual ALL GOOD MUSIC …

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Killer Crunchie Hippie-Fest This Summer Near Nashville

Check out the serious reefer-sucking lineup for the 2003 Bonnaroo Music Festival June 13-15: three days of camping and jam band-big groove-acoustic roots-world beat-bluesy love everybody vibe headed up by the newly rechristened “The Dead.” 2003 Bonnaroo Confirmed Artists: The Dead Widespread Panic James Brown The Allman Brothers Band Ben …

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Los Lobos – Grande

On Monday I told you about the freaking amazing concert Dawn (by the way, read this beautiful post, she rules) and I went to last weekend: Cordero and Los Lobos. The Cordero review is here but I wanted to take some time to think about Los Lobos and let the …

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Stones Deliver

By Friday night my sleep deficit has caught up with me, I’m a zombie. I was ready to collapse last night by about 11:30 when Dawn said “let’s stay up and watch something.” Uh, okay. I looked in the TV Guide and to my mixed dismay (I have to stay …

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The, um, Who to Record Again

I have a very weird feeling about this: The Who, meaning Townshend, Daltrey and friends, are attempting to record again for the first time in 20 years (and that one doesn’t really count anyway). I have been very vocal about excoriating the Who (and others) for continuing to tour under …

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Killer Kollections

Here are some smoking cool collections that have come out recently – just the thing for last minute holiday consumerizing: Rod Stewart – Reason to Believe: The Complete Mercury Studio Recordings If you are under 40, you probably think of Rod Stewart as a an aging, silly, foppish playboy who …

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