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The Projects: The Vintage Collector, Vol. 4

By Spencer. It’s a good week to focus on simpler times, so we continue our series on the essential vinyl albums with a look at a couple of guitar gods from very different eras; Kurt Cobain’s favorite Depression-era icon; the godmother of punk; and a team-up of the two greatest drummers of all time. 1,312 more words

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A Burning Ember to a Grove of Trees

Here we are, less than ten months after releasing our album Dust Among the Stars, with a surprise EP. It combines new recordings and previously released singles in one collection, most of which share a message of (cautious) optimism despite our current social calamities, and it was important to me to get this out before the 2016 Presidential election. 435 more words

Sci-fi Romance

Scorsese Presents: The Blues

I’ll never forget the first time I heard Lead Belly singing See See Rider.  I was entranced…  All of a sudden, in an instant, I could hear where it had all come from.   679 more words

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Keith Richards

“For me, music is like the center of everything.  It’s something that binds people together through centuries, through millennium.  It’s undefinable.”

“I grew up listening to American music even though I was in England…  When I first heard Robert Johnson and Lead Belly, I hearing an echo — an echo in my bones. 608 more words

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Sari Schorr Releases 'Black Betty' Official Music Video

Sari Schorr is the undisputed new female rising star of Blues Rock. After only 3 gigs with her band The Engine Room, featuring ex-Robert Plant… 70 more words

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Martina Stafford - Goodnight Irene

• “Goodnight Irene” original music video, live from an abandoned church! Thanks to Colin O ‘ Donovan.

“Classic Folk from Ireland”

First published via YouTube in October 2011, then later included on the various artists compile “ 270 more words

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Sleeping in the Pines

Outside Anderson, Texas ~ Don Haynes

Merle Haggard. Glenn Frey, of The Eagles. Paul Kantner, co-founder of Jefferson Airplane. Earth, Wind, and Fire’s Maurice White.  I knew them all through their music, and now all are gone. 1,590 more words

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