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What Difference Does It Make Podcast Episode 8 Tribute Bands

Dave and Holly discuss tribute bands.  Holly sees the band Heartbreak Over Petty.  And would Holly actually take a couple Sheryl Crow albums as her Desert Island Discs? Would Dave take The Smithereens? dnp Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the […]

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Musicares 2017

The Music industry has its own event like the Golden Globes. The high-powered guests can get drunk and say what they want and they feel a little more free to let loose because it’s not televised. The event is called MusiCares.  The organization ensures music people have a place to turn in times of financial, […]

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Tom Petty is getting the old band back together…again.  Mudcrutch was on the cusp of releasing an album in 1974 when they imploded.  Tom Petty went on to form another band with members of Mudcrutch and the rest as they say is history.  And history doesn’t forget so in 2008 Tom did a one off […]

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New Music Tuesday

Tom Petty’s not reinventing the wheel but he does hold the secret to longevity in rock and roll.  The cool thing about Petty is that he is still a vital artist.  Much like Springsteen and Dylan and unlike the Rolling Stones, music that he created from the previous album will not be discarded when he […]

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Get Out

Did you miss the Stones last week?  Good.  You’ve got $600 extra in your pocket and now you can see a few truly classic rock bands. First, since you missed the Stones you head to the Fonda on Thursday for Stones Fest.  This is one of three fests (Petty, Dylan, Stones) that are being organized […]

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Music Collaboration

John Fogerty just released an album “Wrote a Song For Everyone” comprised solely of past Creedence Clearwater Revival and solo songs.  The hook is he’s collaborating with a different artist for each song of that artist’s choosing.  i.e. Foo Fighters performing “Fortunate Son” and  Dawes performing “Someday Never Comes” I’m not sure if it means anything […]

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Music and the Campaign Trail

For people who I would assume spend most of their careers reading policy it seems that politicians seem to not be too concerned about the lyrical content of  the artists for which they try to align themselves. There have been two examples of music misuse in the past week and I included a few others […]

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