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Neil Kelly is a 20-year broadcasting veteran residing on the Western Slope of Colorado. He is passionate about all things music, and cherishes his roles as family man and husband. Find out more at reverbnation.com/neilkellymusic and reverbnation.com/rockrootsallstars. Look for a new internet station to pop up in early 2014, at oldschoolarchives.com.


Features

Tuesday, September 10 2013

For Ol' Times Sake: An Interview with Norbert Putnam About Elvis

He played bass with Elvis & Ray Charles. Produced everyone from Joan Baez to Jimmy Buffett. Norbert Putnam is a living legend, and with the release of the deluxe edition of Elvis at Stax, Putnam shares tons of stories with PopMatters, all of them gems.


Wednesday, July 24 2013

The Patch of Blues Sees the Light of Day: A PopMatters Exclusive

For the first time ever, the sounds of 1967 are revisited with the unearthing of two full Gold Star Studio sessions of a band that had their big chance stolen from them as soon as their ascent began. Their name was the Patch of Blues. They opened for the Doors. Audio archaeologists take heed.


Reviews

Thursday, December 12 2013

Eric Clapton: Give Me Strength: The 1974/75 Recordings

Powerful performances and excellent bonus material await the curious Claptonite on Give Me Strength: The 1974/75 Recordings.


Tuesday, November 26 2013

Jimmy Webb: Still Within the Sound of My Voice

This superb collection properly revisits select songs from a wide portfolio, adding respectful guest appearances that accentuate more than not.


Monday, November 25 2013

Various Artists: The Rough Guide to Voodoo

Listening to this comp feels more like a college assignment, but the feeling of being properly educated is well worth it.


Sunday, November 24 2013

Paul Simon: Over The Bridge of Time: A Paul Simon Retrospective

There's no way to sum up such a dynamic career on one disc. Period.


Thursday, November 14 2013

Cannonball Adderley with Milt Jackson: Things Are Getting Better

It's only hindsight that delivers the argument of the test of time, and Things Are Getting Better passes with flying colors.


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