Music Monday: New box set celebrates 50 years of Creedence Clearwater Revival

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As much as we all loved the bands form the “British Invasion” in the mid ’60s, when Creedence Clearwater Revival came on the scene, it was like a breath of fresh air. Purveyors of raw, roots-based American music with meaningful lyrics and hooks galore, CCR had 14 top ten hits in its short lifespan from… Read more »

“Electric Ladyland” getting 50th Anniversary Box Set

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Here’s news from Rolling Stone on the upcoming Electric Ladyland box set: Jimi Hendrix’s ‘Electric Ladyland’ Gets Massive Reissue for 50th Anniversary Deluxe box set will feature, demos, outtakes, live recordings and a documentary Half a century ago, when Jimi Hendrix began work on what would become his the final album to come out in his lifetime, Electric… Read more »

Music Monday: Alejandro Escovedo

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Alejandro Escovedo’s career is most pithily summed up by the title of his 1998 live album, More Miles than Money. The Texas-born son of Mexican immigrants, Escovedo has been cranking out beautiful, challenging, genre-bending work since he helped form one of San Francisco’s first punk bands, the Nuns, back in the mid-1970s (the Nuns opened… Read more »