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Doin’ the Carolina Shag

Just a few random observations from my recent week-long vacation in Atlantic Beach, NC: Weather was spectacular, and so were the sights — many dolphins close to shore, wild horses roaming [...]

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The Best of Paul Butterfield

Is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum worth arguing about? Some say no – the whole idea of enshrining punks and metalheads in some shiny glass-plated pyramid that many of them would rather [...]

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Sweet Summits: Blues

When well-established musicians join forces, it’s not always for purely artistic reasons. Sometimes their managers arrange it as a promotional gimmick. Or the performers could be stuck in the [...]

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Thinking ’bout Levon

I’m usually not a “let us praise our fallen rock heroes” kind of guy. But I have to admit, the passing of Levon Helm hit me a little hard. And I’m not sure I can really explain why. I always had [...]

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Butter’s Best

I’ve played blues harp for years… not on the same level as, say, Charlie Musselwhite, but I can get the attention of a bar full of drunks. One band I played in never seemed to make it [...]