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Tuesday, September 13 2005

Well Well Well...: R.L. Burnside 1926-2005

R.L. Burnside: A typical Mississippi bluesman of yore blazed an atypical path on the way to a late-blossoming, eclectic career.


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Tuesday, April 1 2008

The Black Keys: Attack & Release

Dan and Patrick have decided to abandon the old blues garage for a more modernized one, but they somehow manage to retain most of the dirt and musty smell.


Wednesday, March 12 2008

Otis Taylor: Recapturing the Banjo

Many people would be surprised that the banjo's origin came from Africa, not the Appalachians. Otis Taylor, along with a cadre of fellow blues musicians, is here to remind you of that.


Monday, November 5 2007

Eric Clapton: Complete Clapton

The problem isn't with Eric Clapton's musical ability, it's with the sham of a title of this current collection.


Wednesday, October 10 2007

Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Welcome Back My Friends to the Show That Never Ends

Prog rock has gone the way of the 8-track. But Emerson, Lake & Palmer were at the top of the heap when it was a happening thing, and their live show was an actual treat.


Wednesday, September 19 2007

Ministry: The Last Sucker

Uncle Al is taking his Ministry moniker and riding off into the sunset, but he's not going quietly.


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