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Judy Collins

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2012

    The First Alt-Country Record? Flatlanders Rediscover The Odessa Tapes

    A lot of stellar music came out of that flat land known as West Texas. Bob Wills, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, Waylon Jennings, Terry Allen, Guy Clark, and the Sparkles are just a few artists who found something in the wind, the dust, the heat, the cactus, the mesquite, the sandstorms, the blizzards, t ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Robert A. Heinlein: Can You Grok This Playlist?

    It was on this day in 1988 that science fiction lost one of its most brilliant and influential voices to emphysema and heart failure. Robert A. Heinlein was the man who wrote legendary novels like Stranger in a Strange Land, Starship Troopers and the Moon Is a Harsh Mistress. All in all, more than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Dick Dale Destroys Continental Club

    Photos by Jason Wolter​In spite of a lifetime of healthy living that includes vegetarianism, martial arts, and an aversion to drugs and alcohol, Dick Dale, King of the Surf Guitar, realizes that he has a date with Grim Reaper. In our interview this week, Dale described the litany of medical pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Becoming Elektra: Stooges, The Doors And Much More

    ​Becoming Elektra: The True Story of Jac Holzman's Visionary Record Label By Mick Houghton Jawbone Press, 304 pp., $29.95 While most of today's major record companies are run by men in suits answering to a corporation rather than men of vision answering to their whims, there was a time in the ... More >>

  • Music

    April 22, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: A Brief History of "Danny Boy" - Evergreen But Not Exactly Irish

    ​The Pogues are only one week away, so no time like the present to reflect on Irish music. For many Americans, no song epitomizes Irish music like "Danny Boy." Lonesome Onry and Mean was gently prodding my Irish and European friends at the boozer recently regarding their opinions about the top rec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2007

    Playbill: Jimmy Lafave

    (c) 2006 Jimmy Lafave Jimmy Lafave I recently talked with Jimmy Lafave about one of his favorite subjects, Oklahoma songwriting legend Jimmy Webb. The longer the conversation went on — and there are no short conversations with the ebullient Lafave — the more I realized what a stu ... More >>

  • Music

    December 2, 2004
  • Culture

    February 4, 1999
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    November 5, 1998
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    December 18, 1997
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