Articles tagged traffic

5 Aug 2011 // 11:30 AM

For rocker Dave Mason, making music is a lifelong passion

MODESTO, Calif. — Upon being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 as a founding member of Traffic, guitarist Dave Mason addressed the

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Progressive Rock With a Capital P: Traffic’s John Barleycorn Must Die

Steve Winwood is seldom mentioned in the same sentence as former bandmate Eric Clapton, but this lesser-known legend was making better music than just about anyone during the earliest days of the prog-rock revolution.

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5 Mar 2009 // 7:59 PM

Autophobia, Republic of Drivers & Traffic

Three books about America's affinity for the automobile demonstrate both the promise and the peril of the gas-pedal genre.

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	Traffic: The Last Great Traffic Jam [DVD]

Shot more than a decade ago, Traffic returned with one last hurrah. This DVD captures that tour and its well-crafted music, released as a parting gift and dedication from Steve Winwood to the late Jim Capaldi.

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	Traffic: The Best of Traffic: The Millennium Collection

It is comforting to know that the record industry cares about the little guy. After all, why else would the Island/Universal group create the

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12 Jun 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Traffic: Welcome to the Canteen

By the time Traffic recorded John Barleycorn Must Die in 1970, a new phase of their career had begun. The psychedelic rock songs had been replaced

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29 May 2002 // 10:00 PM

	Traffic: The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys

Traffic made two or three rock masterpieces (Traffic, John Barleycorn Must Die, and probably Mr. Fantasy). While the band’s remaining albums are somewhat less

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        Traffic: Traffic / John Barleycorn Must Die

 Traffic Last Exit(Island)US release date: 27 February 2001 (original release, January 1969 ) Traffic John Barleycorn Must Die(Island)US release date: 27 February 2001 (original release, January 1970)

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Traffic (2000)

As if a force unto themselves, beyond all legal, social, moral, or even political powers, drugs cross borders, produce wealth, cost lives. Drugs are a system, and they never stop moving.

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	Traffic: Feelin’ Alright: The Very Best Of Traffic

The thought of distilling the career of Traffic into a single disc must have been a mind-numbing task. First conceived as a psychedelic English rock

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