All hail the American Folk Blues Festival

All hail the American Folk Blues Festival

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A couple of weeks ago, we talked about Blues pioneer Robert Johnson and his astounding long term impact on music. Today, we will see how.

11 June 2021

Still born in the U.S.A.

Still born in the U.S.A.

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Bruce Springsteen's classic Born in the U.S.A. turns 37 today. And, somewhat unfortunately, it is still quite timely...

4 June 2021

Kanye before Kanye

Kanye before Kanye

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As the first sounds from DMX's posthumous "Exodus" are being released, we took it as a pretext to talk about one of the album's contributors' beginnings, a certain Kanye West...

28 May 2021

More than OK Computer

More than OK Computer

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Today marks the 24th anniversary of Radiohead's landmark third studio album, OK Computer. And here a few reasons why it actually is a landmark...

21 May 2021

Crossing the Delta

Crossing the Delta

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In honor of the Black Keys releasing their Blues cover album Delta Kream today, we figured it would be as good a time as any to talk about Blues' greatest myth: Mr. Robert Johnson...

14 May 2021

Paint it red

Paint it red

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On the day we celebrate the release of the Rolling Stones' classic "Paint It Black", let us revisit one of the most infamous episodes in the band's storied existence...

7 May 2021

Allen has no end

Allen has no end

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Today marks the first anniversary of Tony Allen's passing. Today marks the first anniversary of a great man's passing...

30 April 2021

Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll, Still Too Young to Die...

Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll, Still Too Young to Die...

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Today celebrates the 45th anniversary of Jethro Tull's ninth studio album release, their last concept album, and one of Rock history's greatest moments...

23 April 2021

Dusty in the wind

Dusty in the wind

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On what would have been Dusty Springfield's 82d birthday, we figured it was a perfect occasion to talk about one of the greatest if most surprising proponents of Soul music...

16 April 2021

No Cheap Trick

No Cheap Trick

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On the day legendary Rock band Cheap Trick release their 20th studio album, it seemed fitting to revisit their cult 1978 live performance at Tokyo's Budokan...

9 April 2021

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