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    September 4, 2014

    Trudy Lynn Has America's No. 1 Blues Album This Week

    Trudy Lynn's Royal Oak Blues Cafe is entering its second week in the No 1 spot on Billboard's Top Blues Albums chart this week. She's pretty happy about it. "Oh my God. Isn't that wonderful?", Lynn said by phone Wednesday morning. "I'm just floored. I don't know how I feel about it. I'm elated, I'm ... More >>

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    December 25, 2013

    10 Sexy Christmas Songs to Stuff Your Chimney Right

    Note: This is one of Rocks Off's favorite holiday-themed blogs we've ever run, and it's still fresh today. Pardon the pun, and enjoy! The approach of Christmas presents a number of dilemmas. Should you put the moves on that hot co-worker at the holiday party? Is now really the best time to come out ... More >>

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    November 15, 2012

    Gen. Petraeus: A Possible Glimpse at the Spymaster's iPod

    Nuge the Stooge knows what CIA director needed. Enough already about Gen. David Petraeus and his private harem ... err, his embedded biographer with the flashy wardrobe and bad vision. Petraeus is a patriot, a winner of wars, a brilliant strategerizer, a man dedicated to little beyond his own caree ... More >>

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    January 19, 2012

    Health Department Roundup

    Slow week for punitive measures -- the Health Department issued no citations and temporarily closed just one place. Looks like you'll have to get your schadenfreude elsewhere. Try reading a few stories about the former captain of the Costa Concordia, that should work. The recipient of that closure ... More >>

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    February 22, 2011

    Top 5 Mother-In-Law Songs Besides "Mother In Law"

    neworleans.comFormer owner Betty Fox at New Orleans' Mother-In-Law Lounge​Q: What is the ideal weight for a mother-in-law? A: About 2.3 pounds, including the urn. Rocks Off has more or less been content with bachelorhood our entire life, so we have no idea what having a mother-in-law is lik ... More >>

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    February 14, 2011

    Saturday Night: Robin Thicke At Arena Theatre

    Photos by Marco Torres​Robin Thicke Arena Theatre February 12, 2011 Is describing a show as an aural roofie politically incorrect? Because Saturday night's Robin Thicke show at the Arena Theatre seemed to put all the women in the crowd into a sexy soul-fog with a syrupy thicke-ness. We even s ... More >>

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    December 16, 2009

    Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin': The 10 Horniest Christmas Songs Ever

    ​The approach of Christmas presents a number of dilemmas. Should you put the moves on that hot co-worker at the holiday party? Is now really the best time to come out to your heavily Pentecostal family? And what brand of top-shelf vodka best drowns out the drone of your in-laws and the shrieks of ... More >>

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    May 1, 2009

    Songs To Fight Swine Flu By

    Working overtime to give natural selection the finger, a former member of the Texas medical Association's Committee on Infectious Diseases has issued a press release telling people how to wash their hands.        "I'm not just talking about running your hands under the ... More >>

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    February 12, 2009
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    December 18, 2008
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    December 11, 2008

    Album of the Week: Christmas a Go-Go

    One thing about Christmas songs, every single artist to ever pick up a guitar or drumstick seems to have recorded at least one, a company that apparently includes Joe Pesci, Soupy Sales (kids, ask your grandparents) and garage gods the Electric Prunes. Guaranteed, Christmas a Go-Go is the only place ... More >>

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    December 5, 2008

    Five ( 3) Spot: Christmas With Weezer!

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every week, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Because God loves us: Weezer, one of our all-time favorite bands, has recorded six Christmas covers, the greatest ... More >>

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    September 27, 2008

    Soul Day at ACL: I Feel Good!

    Sharon Jones (Dawn Jones-Garcia) To be honest, I thought today was going to suck, but it's been the exact opposite. After some ridonkulous partying last night at Heartless Bastards' ear-splitting basement blues party - hey, it was my first time at Emo's in six months - I set a new personal late-arr ... More >>

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    September 26, 2008

    Get Lit: Skydog: The Duane Allman Story, by Randy Poe

    While the Allman Brothers Band will be celebrating their 40th anniversary next year with special projects and a tour, it’s hard to fathom that 37 of those years have gone by without one of the very siblings in the band’s name, lead guitarist Duane Allman. When he died in October 1971 in a motor ... More >>

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    July 17, 2008
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    June 20, 2008
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    February 1, 2001

    The Reluctant Romantic

    Amy Rigby softens her cynical edge with the pop-inflected Sugar Tree

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