Music Monday: Taylor Scott Band

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When I saw Los Lobos last year at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, I was thoroughly impressed by the opening act, the Taylor Scott Band. Taylor is an international touring guitarist and singer/songwriter based in Denver. He has worked all over the US, Canada, and Europe with both the Taylor Scott Band and trance-blues… Read more »

Grammy Spotlight: Brandi Carlile

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Singer/songwriter brings the house down with her performance of “The Joke” Grammy Spotlight: Brandi Carlile was up for six awards at the 2019 Grammys. She swept the Americana categories, taking home Best American Roots Performance and Best American Roots Song for “The Joke,” while her album, By the Way, I Forgive You, won for Best Americana… Read more »

Touring with The Stones

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Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald talks about his days doing security for The Rolling Stones and other big-time bands… Listen here What was it like touring with The Rolling Stones in their heyday? Listen to this interview with our old friend Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald and find out! Now a nationally recognized veterinarian and popular stand-up comic, Dr…. Read more »

Music Monday: Top reissues of 2018

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Legendary Rolling Stone rock critic David Fricke takes a look at the top reissues of 2018… 10 Best Reissues of 2018 An expanded White Album, the complete “Blood on the Tracks” and more: the year’s finest archival sounds Anniversaries inevitably rule in 2018’s archival-release honors, from the new, extended turbulence of the Beatles’ 1968 White… Read more »

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 »