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Sunday, April 7 2013

Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell: Old Yellow Moon

A long-delayed collaboration between two roots music greats proves perfectly pleasant but may leave the listener wishing for a little more spark and fire.


Sunday, August 7 2011

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings: Kings and Queens

Kings and Queens is a collection just bursting to the seams with pure talent, and is the group's most ambitious statement to date.


Monday, July 25 2011

Play Me Some Mountain Music: The Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2011, Part 2

Four days of sun, banjos, snow, Mumfords, fiddles, and rock gods at 10,000 feet.


Thursday, July 29 2010

On TV This Week: Paul McCartney and the PBS Special with a Long Title

As a fan of both Paul McCartney and the Beatles, I heard quite a bit about this special, and had low expectations. The event seemed focus too much on itself and its guests instead of the real reason they were there.


Tuesday, January 26 2010

Patty Griffin: Downtown Church

One of the great songwriters in the business lays down the pen to go to church and rides off with a classic. Oh, she writes a couple of these, too, and wait'll you hear them.


Monday, December 8 2008

In Praise of Older Women: The Best Records of 2008 by Women 45 Years Old and Over

The old music-industry adage is that if a woman doesn't have a hit by the time she's 22 years old, she should probably look for another career. That's obviously a load of blarney.


Wednesday, July 30 2008

Bill Monroe: Father of Bluegrass Music

Informative and educational, intriguing and entertaining, part American history lesson, part biography and part concert film.


Monday, July 7 2008

Emmylou Harris: All I Intended to Be

Whether writing or re-interpreting, Harris ingeniously utilizes the affability of each song’s structure with grace and respect, employing her crystalline voice to buff its rough components into a jewel.


Monday, June 12 2006

Neil Young: Heart of Gold (2006)

Together, Neil Young and Jonathan Demme make the graying of the quintessential baby boom musician a triumph to be celebrated.


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