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The History Behind 'Fox On The Run'

While typically most country and bluegrass songs originate within the genre, occasionally a song arrives from other sources. Willie Nelson had a segment of his career in which he introduced a bunch of pop standards to country audiences. 538 more words

Willie Nelson

"Manfred Mann - Doo Wah Diddy Diddy" 

​Manfred Mann (born Manfred Sepse Lubowitz,[1] 21 October 1940 in Johannesburg, Transvaal, Union of South Africa) is a South African–British keyboard player, guitarist, and vocalist best known as a founding member and namesake of Manfred Mann, Manfred Mann Chapter Three and Manfred Mann’s Earth Band. 304 more words


Manfred Mann - As Is (1966)

Against my better judgement – more Manfred Mann.  I hated the last album and since then Paul Jones and Mike Vickers have left.  New keyboardist and singer Michael d’Abo picks up the slack and more than half the album is now written by drummer Mike Hugg.  285 more words

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Mannfred Mann - Mann Made (1965)

My thoughts on their debut was that it was a little bit personality-less: solid but conventional.  I’m not entirely sure that they fix that here.  … 324 more words

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Best of Discover Part 2

Second blog post of looking into my Best of Discover playlist – the tracks that have become new favourites after finding them in my Discover Weekly. 346 more words

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Manfred Mann - The Five Faces Of Manfred Mann (1964)

After The Yardbirds, the Manfred Mann cover of Smokestack Lightning feels more conventional.  This is kind of good – the slow pace does suit it, it is a strange eerie song in its own right – but unfortunately Paul Jones just isn’t Howling Wolf.  335 more words

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