Archive for September, 2010

David Crosby – If I Could Only Remember My Name

September 30, 2010

Remember that 10 album list we mentioned a while back in the Sinatra/Jobim review? Well, this is one of those albums… Released in the winter of 1971, If I Could Only Remember My Name was Crosby’s first solo effort and will forever stand as a testament to just how talented the man really was. After […]

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Luther Allison – Live in Chicago

September 27, 2010

With a cover like that you just know it’s going to smoke… Luther Allison is an interesting character in the blues world in that blues fans know him and regular people never heard of him. Sure, everyone’s heard of Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, and B.B. King. I mean, they’re legends of the genre and deservedly […]

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September 24, 2010

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Jethro Tull – Songs From The Wood

September 23, 2010

Well, it’s mid September and the weather is starting to get cooler and before you know it there will be scarecrows, pumpkins, and cardboard cutouts of bountiful cornucopias everywhere. There will also be the very distinct sound of the ever autumnal Jethro Tull spilling out of homes everywhere. Well, at least this home. 1977’s Songs […]

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Muddy Waters – Classic Concerts DVD

September 22, 2010

Muddy Waters: Classic Concerts presents three smoking live shows from 1960, 1968, and 1977. While the footage is deeply important as a historical document of American music, especially the Newport Jazz Festival from 1960, it also serves as a stunning testament to the power that Muddy could bring to a stage with his near hypnotic […]

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Grateful Dead – Dick’s Picks Vol. 36

September 21, 2010

Dick’s Picks Vol. 36, which features the Grateful Dead live at the Philadelphia Spectrum on September 21, 1972, has long been regarded as one of their finest shows. The Dead played the Spectrum almost more than any other band in history and whenever they did they brought their top game. Tonight is no exception. Normally they ease […]

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Santana – Live At The Fillmore ’68

September 20, 2010

Article first published as Music Review: Santana – Live at the Fillmore ’68 on Blogcritics. After their legendary performance at Woodstock in the late summer of 1969, and their blistering self titled debut album, Santana would skyrocket to much deserved stardom and cement a place in rock history. But here, in the warm sounding Fillmore […]

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Book Review – Beers Of The World by David Kenning

September 17, 2010

Well, it’s Friday and you know what that means! Time to review another…book? I know, I know, technically this has nothing to do with music. But good beer and good music do go hand in hand don’t they? And we do like to review books here from time to time… I received Beers of the […]

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Book Review – 1,000 Recordings To Hear Before You Die by Tom Moon

September 16, 2010

I have to admit, I was a little apprehensive about writing a review of a book about reviews. But when a book is this darn entertaining I just have to share it with the rest of you! 1,000 Recordings To Hear Before You Die is an excellent book of, well, music reviews by critic, writer, […]

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Music News – Neil Young, Frank Zappa, Jethro Tull

September 15, 2010

Neil Young – New Release Coming September 28, 2010 Looks like Neil Young has been busy for a little while with fellow Canadian noise maker Daniel Lanois. Young’s new album, Le Noise, is an 8 track collection of acoustic and electric songs that will most likely beckon for flannel shirts and cool autumn weather. Thanks […]

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