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Song of The Day: Hoyt Axton - The Pusher (demo 1968)

The original, soon to be made famous by Steppenwolf. Also, I would be remiss if I did not tell you to listen to Hoyt’s 1964 LP, Explodes. Words cannot do it justice.


General Lee surrendered today

One hundred fifty years ago. Thus this is the last major day of the Civil War Sesquicentennial. Which lefty TNR thinks should be celebrated every year from now on… 484 more words


Laid-back legend J.J. Cale tells me "there's no hurry"

By Steve Newton

Twenty-five years ago tomorrow–on March 28, 1990–J.J. Cale played the first night of a doubleheader at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom. Here’s the interview I did with the reclusive songwriting great, which ran in the… 1,229 more words

Commodore Ballroom

Dixie Lanes

Five minutes into “Dixie Lanes” (1988), I could have sworn it was a movie based on a play. Movies based on plays generally suck. After a few more minutes, I realized no play that sucky would have ever been adapted to the screen. 59 more words

Movie Reviews

Mix: All The Tired Horses

All The Tired Horses – April 2006

Recently dug up an old mix (and an write up) from 2006.

Country Rock, Southern California Sound, Alt-Country. Call it what you will.

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Bob Dylan

Nicolette Larson - One Bright Star (This Christmas Night)

Nicolette Larson is probably best know her 1978 hit, Lotta Love (the song was written by Neil Young for Larson).

In country music and folk rock circles, Larson was a well respected background singer working with the likes of Hoyt Axton, Commander Cody and his Lost Planet Airmen, Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Neil Young, Jimmy Buffett, Dolly Parton and even the Doobie Brothers. 81 more words

Alternative Christmas Music

Fellow Travelers - The Kingston Trio

The Kingston Trio were pop stars for about a decade starting in 1957. While the number of hit singles they had was fairly small, they sold enormous numbers of albums and had a large and enthusiastic following, so much so that the group continues to perform to this day, although none of the original members are still in the group. 463 more words

Bill Monroe