Tag Archives: Elvis Costello

7 and 7 is 1977

We continue the top 7 of  each year ending in 7. 1977 was another electric year for new sounds that might not have been top sellers the year they were released but influential for many years to come. Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols: The Sgt. Pepper album of 1977.  You will hear […]

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Adam Schlesinger

Since listening to Adam Schlesinger‘s new music project Fever High, which he produced, I’ve been going down the Adam Schlesinger rabbit hole. For a guy that makes pop music that always puts a big smile on my face, this guy hardly smiles at all.  Google it and you’ll see how dour he usually is.  I […]

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Lost On The River: The New Basement Tapes

Last week at a show I was reminded of how much fun music can be for the players as well as the audience when I got to witness Elvis Costello, Rhiannon Giddens, Taylor Goldsmith, Jim James and Marcus Mumford  play a one-off performance. The concept is simply enough, you take a notebook of Bob Dylan’s late […]

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Music Vault

There is a website called Music Vault that just partnered with YouTube.  Music Vault is associated with Wolfgang’s Vault, the pay service that has access to thousands of hours of live music audio and video from Classic rock, jazz and current artists. Music Vault is a treasure trove of great live performances.  No shaky web phone […]

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Jesse Winchester

There’s a familiar proverb that goes “You many know a man by the company he keeps”.  If that is indeed the case, then Jesse Winchester who passed away last week, was a truly rich man.  Jesse Winchester may have been a singer and songwriter but it’s the artists that recognized his gift for the latter. […]

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The Box Set

Do you love Elvis Costello?  How much would you pay for a 3 Disc (CD, DVD and 10″ vinyl EP) for his two 2011 LA shows featuring the Spectacular Spinning Songbook?  Before you answer, we’ll also throw in a 40-page hardcover book packed with candid photos, a tour diary of Costello’s musings from each tour stop, […]

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Free Music Friday

Yay Friday!  The first thing I have for you is something called THE VERY BEST- SUPER MOM MIXTAPE!  You can’t go wrong with that.  Great world music beats mashed up with a number of familiar pop songs.  You’ll have to submit your email address to get it, but I think it’s worth it.  Click here. Bon […]

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