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Linda Ronstadt Tribute

Brandy Clark: I’d like to thank Linda Ronstadt, wherever you are J.D. Souther: I know where she is That quick exchange at the Ace Hotel this past Sunday reminded everyone that Linda is, thankfully, still among us, although due to her affliction with Parkinson’s Disease she can no longer sing. The amazing thing about Linda […]

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New Music Tuesday

When the waters of inspiration run dry it sometimes is a good idea to look back on your career to regenerate those fires and that’s exactly what three of the artists releasing music this week did. For the centerpiece of Jackson Browne’s new album “Standing In The Breach” , Browne opened up his vaults and found […]

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Late For The Sky

      Late For The Sky came out forty years ago this month and it still packs a punch every time I hear it. The cover was inspired by L’Empire des Lumieres” (“Empire of Light”), by  René Magritte. The album itself contains the credit, “cover concept Jackson Browne if it’s all reet with Magritte.” The original […]

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Get Out

Let’s folk it up this weekend! The Way Over Yonder festival is at the Santa Monica Pier brought to you by the fine folks that put together the Newport Folk Festival.  It’s a 2 day affair headlined by LA local natives Local Natives and Lucinda Williams on Friday and LA institution Jackson Browne (expect to hear […]

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The Section

Thanks to the movie, The Wrecking Crew, you might have heard of a band of ace musicians that played on those brilliant pop songs from the 60’s Thanks to the movie, “Standing In The Shadows of Motown“, you might have heard of the band of ace musicians that played on all those brilliant Motown songs. […]

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Weekend In LA

The Troubadour is still such a vital part of LA’s rich musical history.  Don’t you think it’s time to visit it?  This weekend serves up a great reminder of how amazing it is to see artists on the brink of hitting the big time in the small intimate confines of a music club. On Thursday […]

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Weekend In LA

Linda Barrett is probably the worst friend you can have.  She’s in high school and here is some of her wisdom when questioned by her friend, Stacy. Stacy Hamilton: When a guy has an orgasm, how much comes out? Linda Barrett: A quart or so Linda Barrett: What do you mean, better in bed? Either […]

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The Big Man

“The King of The World”…The Master Of Disaster”.  That was my first introduction to Clarence (Big Man) Clemons.  Watching the interplay between Bruce Springsteen and Clarence during the Rosalita video was quite a revelation.  Never had a music performance  seemed so thrilling.    Those seven minutes and 36 seconds completely altered the way a young […]

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