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2 for 2uesday

Two performances from the Last Waltz on November 25, 1976 not featured in the film. “Furry Sings The Blues” by Joni Mitchell with Neil Young on harmonica “All Our Past Times” by Eric Clapton w/The Band Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe […]

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Get Out

Are you going to the second weekend of Desert Trip but you think 3 days isn’t enough?  Rest assured there are a few options for you Thursday entertainment.  By the way, it looks like the first weekend of Desert Trip was a big success as prices on StubHub are going for a higher price then […]

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5 Things That Made Me Smile This Weekend

There are so many insane things going on in the world currently but 5 things appeared this weekend to bring a smile to my face. Patton Oswalt lip syncing his way through Weezer‘s “I Love The USA” Bruno Mars new single “24K Magic” Lin-Manuel Miranda‘s reworking of Hamilton’s “My Shot” Paul McCartney performing “Why Don’t […]

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Get Out

This is the week of Desert Trip.  If you’re tempted to go, you’re in luck as tickets on StubHub are below cost. I’m almost tempted to go myself.  Here’s who is playing and what to expect. Friday Bob Dylan Set time 6:40PM What to expect: Probably disappointment.  Veteran Dylan followers know what to expect but first […]

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Substitute Singers

It was officially announced this past weekend that Guns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose would join AC/DC on their “Rock or Bust” tour, taking the place of Brian Johnson, who just retired due to hearing issues. It was also announced that “Oldchella” would be taking over the Polo Grounds in Coachella Valley with The Rolling […]

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New Music Friday

You might not be able to judge a book by its cover, but I took one look at the album cover of Eleanor Friedberger‘s new album “New View” and because it reminded me of Neil Young’s Decade.  I knew a would be in for a treat.    Judging be the first single, full of explosive […]

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2 For 2uesday

Courtney Barnett released one of my favorite albums this year so it stands to reason that anything else she releases would be just icing on the cake.  Well this icing is pretty sweet as Courtney is releasing a single on Jack White’s Third Man Records label. Both A and B sides are produced by Jack […]

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Ferguson

In times of troubling events we often turn to music to help us understand the situation.  A song can be very effective when the singer takes the role of the oppressed to help us to understand.  Neil Young (with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young) brilliantly summed up the Kent State tragedy: “Gotta get down to it Soldiers […]

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New Music Tuesday

I guess after 45 years Neil Young is allowed his indulgences.  His new album was recorded at Jack White’s Third Man Records 1940s phone-booth-size studio.  It’s like a photo booth except it immediately transfers your recordings to vinyl.    Neil played some of his favorite songs acoustically.  It’s an extremely low-fi effort.  Weird for a guy […]

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Get Out

Neil Young takes over The Dolby Theatre this week so why would you want to be anywhere else?   These shows (March 29, 30 and April 1 & 2) are solo and judging from past performances from this year at New York’s Carnegie Hall and in Calgary, Ontario he’s playing a wide variety of songs.  They are spanning […]

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