Revisit: Billy Bragg: Workers Playtime
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Revisit: Billy Bragg: Workers Playtime

Billy Bragg’s 1986 album, Talking with the Taxman about Poetry, came with the unofficial subtitle…

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Revisit: The Dead Milkmen: Beelzebubba
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Revisit: The Dead Milkmen: Beelzebubba

The Dead Milkmen are what happens when punk takes a piss break. Whether the Milkmen…

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Revisit: Sparklehorse: Good Morning Spider
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Revisit: Sparklehorse: Good Morning Spider

We’ve just passed the three-year mark since Mark Linkous, the auteur of Sparklehorse, ended his…

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Revisit: Jonathan Richman: I, Jonathan
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Revisit: Jonathan Richman: I, Jonathan

Although the Modern Lovers eventually earned a fan base following the band’s demise, the same…

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Revisit: Leon Russell: Leon Russell and the Shelter People
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Revisit: Leon Russell: Leon Russell and the Shelter People

When examining the early history of Robert Moog’s synthesizer, one will frequently come across mention…

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Rediscover: John Martyn: Inside Out
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Rediscover: John Martyn: Inside Out

“It felt natural” John Martyn grins as he invites you into his folk jazz jungle,…

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Rediscover: Perhapst: Perhapst
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Rediscover: Perhapst: Perhapst

John Moen is probably best known as the drummer for the Decemberists, but he’s worked…

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Revisit: Wanda Jackson: Rockin’ With Wanda
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Revisit: Wanda Jackson: Rockin’ With Wanda

Wanda Jackson began her career in 1954 as a country singer. After meeting (and briefly…

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Revisit: Kenny Rogers: The Gambler
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Revisit: Kenny Rogers: The Gambler

When Capitol Records recently announced intentions to release four classic country albums in sharp new…

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Revisit: Merle Haggard and the Strangers: Swinging Doors
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Revisit: Merle Haggard and the Strangers: Swinging Doors

“Cui bono?” When a record label dredges old albums out of the vault, it’s pretty…

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