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Wednesday, September 4 2013

‘Song of the South’ Celebrates Duane Allman’s Genius

This unauthorized documentary traces Duane Allman's passage from apprentice to master with authority and fine examples.


Monday, July 1 2013

Bobby Whitlock: Where There’s a Will There’s a Way

This is an interesting picture of a lost side of an important musician, but while it is full of charm, that charm can't mask the fact that this, though strong, isn't Whitlock's finest moment.


Thursday, September 8 2011

Rory Gallagher: Rory Gallagher / Deuce / Live! in Europe / Blueprint

A consummate performer live or in the studio, these re-releases serve as a bold reminder of the weight of the Rory Gallagher legacy.


Monday, August 1 2011

Captain America and a Past That Must Linger Still

Despite the dark times that birthed the original Captain America #1, there was a hopefulness to the character. Writer Ed Brubaker however offers a Cap worn down by personal history. Or is that the point?


Wednesday, May 4 2011

Robert Johnson: The Centennial of an American Genius

Does any single figure loom as large over an art form as Robert Johnson? This is exciting, joyful noise, brimming with purpose and ingenuity, fun and frightening, enigmatic and awe-inspiring.


Monday, April 18 2011

Rocking Chair Blues: Howlin’ Wolf – “Spoonful”

“Spoonful” is one of the best-known and most recorded songs in the history of the blues, and there's something mysterious about it. What exactly is in that spoonful?


Thursday, April 7 2011

Robbie Robertson: How to Become Clairvoyant

On his fifth proper solo album, Robertson puts a lot of effort into trying to sound effortless.


Thursday, March 24 2011

Remembering Keith Relf, and the Yardbirds

The Yardbirds required only two years and change to create songs that changed music.


Monday, March 14 2011

Rocking Chair Blues: Howlin’ Wolf - “The Red/Little Red Rooster”

Whether known as "The Red Rooster" or "Little Red Rooster", this Willie Dixon song has attained classic status in the blues repertoire. And no one does it better than Howlin' Wolf.


Monday, February 21 2011

Celebrating 68 years of George Harrison

Dubbed “the quiet one”, George Harrison contributed some of the Beatles best work and continued on to an impressive solo career. He died far too soon, but the world still has a lifetime of his work to admire and enjoy.


Guessing the Grammys (Mixed Media) [4.Feb.11]
Waltzing with Wilco (Columns) [6.Apr.09]
The Story of the Yardbirds (Reviews) [6.Jan.09]
Eric Clapton: Complete Clapton (Reviews) [5.Nov.07]
Eric Clapton: Back Home (Reviews) [18.Sep.05]
The Last Waltz (2002) (Reviews) [18.Apr.02]
Eric Clapton: Reptile (Reviews) [12.Mar.01]
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