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James Booker: Old Soul with New Wrinkles

Since we are coming up to the time of year when Booker died I thought I’d mark it now. IMHO Booker is one of those geniuses on par with “Gatemouth” Brown in the sense that they were so versatile encompassing so many different styles and so authentically. 304 more words

New Orleans

Well, Plant is back and the initial reviews seem to be very warm and pretty similar.


The Guardian

American Songwriter


Rolling Stone



Patsy Cline, Crazy (1961)

Artist: Patsy Cline
Title: Crazy
Description: single; EP track, Patsy Cline; album track, Patsy Cline Showcase
Label: Decca
Release date: 1961; 1962
First heard: 749 more words

The 143

All Music Except Country and Western

It’s a cliché to hate the cliché now, but I still flinch when I hear people say they like all music except country and western. Barely better is when people say they like “some” country, but not “the really hokey stuff.” 825 more words