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And Sing About It

The news of the day makes me pause to think about those children unfortunate to have been born into the wrong place. Throughout the world, young lives are stolen. 103 more words


Real Life Rock Top 10 (12/88)

1. Cowboy Junkies, The Trinity Session (RCA)
Don’t be fooled by the punk name or the “Sweet Jane” cover–or for that matter the “Sweet Jane” endorsement by Lou Reed. 803 more words

Greil Marcus

Friday Five :: Songs about the Sun

Songs about the Sun

Squinting in the sun on days when I forgot my sunglasses in the car, but the water is so cold, shocking start your heart racing kind of cold, and the car seems so far off in the distance, that we stay, my eyes crinkling as if from laughter, basking in the shadows that play all around us. 266 more words


Fork & Cork Festival 2014: The love of food and wine, and the food of love

As Shakespeare had it, music is the food of love, so while the third annual Fork & Cork Festival this weekend is primarily about eating and drinking, it’s also about the music that sets the mood. 332 more words


Fork & Cork: Music in the air

Organizer Chris Mickle was swamped with more than 600 requests from musicians to perform at this year’s Fork & Cork Festival.

“The music aspect has really kicked up a notch,” said Mickle about the three-day event which opens Friday and runs through Sunday at Riverfront Festival Plaza. 211 more words


Serenade in J

Now, given her extensive classical music training, that there title above confused poor Blythe here to my left.

You can just TELL from her expression. 1,368 more words

Personal Reflection

Vic Chesnutt, Cowboy Junkies, and the cure for depression

Cowboy Junkies performed two sets on Saturday, June 21 at Berkeley’s Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse. The second set was devoted to playing the entire Trinity Session album in full, with the first set featuring songs from CJ’s Nomad series of four albums. 371 more words