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A Brief History of American Roots Music

From W.C. Handy to The Black Keys: A quick look at how American roots music evolved in the 20th Century. Footnotes available upon request.

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The Seventies are Back

Let’s talk about the Seventies. What exactly happened? I’m not sure I can answer that question, because I lived them – in the same smoky haze that partially obscured my view of The Rolling Stones [...]

The Lost Soul of Eddie Hinton

I’ve been listening to Eddie Hinton for years, and half the time I wasn’t even aware it was him. If you listen carefully, you can hear his chunky rhythm guitar and tasty fills on a whole slew of [...]

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Superhits of the Early Seventies (and Pass the Sausage)

Every year I get together with five or six of my high school buddies – as well as assorted spousal units and special guests – for a party at my friend’s alpaca farm just outside of a small town [...]