Neil Kelly
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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 and Look for a new internet station to pop up in early 2014, at

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For Ol' Times Sake: An Interview with Norbert Putnam About Elvis | 10 Sep 2013 // 10:14 PM

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.

The Patch of Blues Sees the Light of Day: A PopMatters Exclusive | 24 Jul 2013 // 6:14 PM

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.


Eric Clapton: Give Me Strength: The 1974/75 Recordings | 12 Dec 2013 // 9:06 PM

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

Jimmy Webb: Still Within the Sound of My Voice | 26 Nov 2013 // 9:02 PM

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

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"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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