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Lonesome Dave Peverett….Two Centuries of Boogie

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Foghat were in that select group of Brit bands that had many hits in the U.S. yet never any success at home. Their defining moment came with this mid-70s single about  the rock'n'roll mainstay SEX..With their signature song, “Slow Ride”. The rhythm was a John Lee Hooker riff that was the heart ...
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Greta Van Fleet…..The Song Remains The Same

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In Through The Out Door... can swing both ways; especially in music. The most influential band in rock and roll, Led Zeppelin has inspired countless copycats during the past decades – some of whom have taken their Zep worship to brazen (borderline plagiarism) extr ...
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Livin’ the blues… Papermoon Gypsys Style

Ain't it the truth. If you've ever been down, sad, miserable or otherwise out of sorts, then you've had the blues. Getting rid of the blues can be as simple as listening to the blues, one of the oldest American song forms and musical styles around. The blues has its own language. It’s a musical ...
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Wasn’t Born To Follow.. CALICO —the Band

In a world rife with the epidemic of over consumption and commodification, CALICO-the band’s music provides a well needed retreat. To those suffering from feelings of emptiness in the urban metropolis of Los Angeles their discerning lyrics offer much hope. In what is their second ...
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Starcrawler … Shock In Awe

Starcrawler are the best fuckin’ rock and roll band in Los Angeles! Okay… I said it! I wasn’t able to relate to the early L.A. punk scene. It just wasn’t part of my tribe.…I related to the ethos but not the style.. What encapsulated L.A. punk was three-chord songs that wer ...
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Clarence White.. The Forgotten Byrd

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L.A. rock band, The Byrds were the “most important” American music group. I would be foolish not to give mention to The Doors, The Beach Boys, Van Halen and Guns n’ Roses…but I’ll stick to my guns as far as being the most important… They were first to steal Bob Dylan’s songs in the ear ...
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50th Anniversary Of Their Satanic Majesties Request.. The Rolling Stones

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The summer of 1967 was all about exploring brave new sounds. It was the summer of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s.. Are You Experienced and Pink Floyd's The Piper at the Gates of Dawn. E ...
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Rod Melancon And The Return of Southern Gothic..

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From the swamps of southern Louisiana comes the return of apocalyptic folk rocker Rod Melancon. His new album, “Southern Gothic” reflects the same “Gothic Dixie Fried Trash Rock” from his previous works… except the weight of fighting against the apostate s ...
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The Confessions of Mon Laferte

There's little known here in America regarding the Latina Diva.... Mon Laferte . Yet, her confessions are embedded within tormentous love songs. Each tune is like a mini "novella" unraveling with stories of amorous  distrust and deceit.Ms. Laferte was born in 1983 in the quiet village of  Viñ ...
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System Corporation.. Dismal Universal Hiss And Teenage Wastland

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A rock anthem rouses the spirit and uplifts the soul. Sure, it takes talent, purpose and of course  divine intervention.  You can't force inspiration, it comes to you at the right moment. New Zealand rock group, System Corporation have written a song that could ...
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