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Carrie Rodriguez and The Golden Era of Mexican Music.

Texan Carrie Rodriguez first came to most folks’ attention when she teamed up with Chip Taylor back in the early noughties, the pair recording four albums together. 2,098 more words


Dance like nobody's watching

‘Gather round, in a circle, hold hands, breathe in…’

I did not want to gather around. I did not want to get all touchy feely. I certainly did not want to look anyone deeply in the eye or share my emotions. 379 more words


Vishwa Mohan Bhatt gives an astounding, ear-bending performance at the Capstone

Back in the 1990s, idly sifting through CDs in Probes Records, I stumbled across an album called A Meeting by the River that featured an Indian musician whose name was unknown to me: Vishwa Mohan Bhatt. 831 more words




All too often, artists spend days, weeks and sometimes even months recording their debut album. Eventually, the album is complete, and it’s delivered to the record company. 4,170 more words


Ry Cooder Put Me On It (Part 2)

Before Ry Cooder released his first solo LP in 1970 he had an already established reputation as an outstanding exponent of the bottleneck guitar. His work with Taj Mahal in the Rising Sons, on Captain Beefheart’s “Safe As Milk” & sessions for the Rolling Stones, most notably with Jagger’s “Memo From Turner” from the “Performance” soundtrack, marked him as an eloquent young stylist & one to watch. 822 more words


Arthur Alexander - "Go home Girl"

Go Home Girl” is a song written by Arthur Alexander. It was originally released in 1962 as Alexander’s follow-up single to “

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Don’t Think About Her When You’re Trying To Drive

“Don’t Think About Her When You’re Trying To Drive,” by Little Village, 1992. John Hiatt (lead vocal, acoustic guitar), Ry Cooder (electric guitar), Nick Lowe… 52 more words