Tag Archives: Mavis Staples

Classic Rock Coachella

For those of you over 40 that are attending Coachella this weekend (or next) here are a number of artists that were just getting started or already had a substantial career when you were in your teens. Only artists that had their first album out in the 20th century are listed.  This lineup would make a […]

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New Music Friday

I am just loving this resurgence of Mavis Staples.  For over 50 years this soul and gospel legend has lent her voice to some of the most moving music ever produced.   After a couple of Prince produced records in the early 90s, she focused mainly on Gospel music.  She has reemerged lately on the […]

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New Music Tuesday

Bro-country is such a big thing that in now has it’s own Wikipedia page.  But there is hope for those that are growing weary of songs about taking your girl with the cut-off jeans on a Friday night to the creek on your flat-bed truck with guns, tobacco and God by your side. The good news […]

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New Music Tuesday

Legends.  We’re always finding new ways to salute them and that is surely the case this week for New Music Tuesday. 1) Produce their new record.  Jeff Tweedy has so much fun with legendary singer Mavis Staples last record that he decided to do it again.  He certainly knows how to bring out the best […]

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Weekend In LA

Good news.  Music icons are coming to LA this weekend.  Bad news.  Both shows are on Saturday.   Good news.  Either show you go to will be a winner. This Saturday night legendary slide guitar player Bonnie Raitt  plays at The Greek Theatre (I hear she was a pretty good voice too). Legendary gospel singer […]

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