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New American Poetry

Books THE NEW AMERICAN POETRY, 1945-1960. Edited by Donald Allen. University of California Press.  This comprehensive anthology of the American post-war poetry scene was re-released in 1999, with an afterward by … Continue reading

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Diaries From American Women

Books, November 2003: Mount Shasta, the American Dream & More The Farmers Almanac & Old Farmers Almanac On Sports: Julian Peterson Helps Bring the 49ers Back From Obscurity THIS DAY: … Continue reading

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Mary Fahl Emerges

ROMANCE OF THE VIOLIN. Joshua Bell. Sony Classical. The most remarkable thing about Joshua Bell’s playing is the layered textures he creates with his violin: More then a mere instrumentalist, Bell … Continue reading

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Presenting Eric Ward

From the Editor: The Electric Review is privileged to announce the public debut of Eric Ward’s art work. Ward, who works and resides in San Francisco, is a true American original. An … Continue reading

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Song & Dance Man

SONG AND DANCE MAN III (THE ART OF BOB DYLAN). By Michael Gray. Continuum Publishers.This third edition of Michael Gray’s definitive study serves to chart the music and career of … Continue reading

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Folk-Poet John Stewart Still Going Strong After 40 Years

John Stewart has been writing songs for over 40 years, dating back to 1960, when he fronted the folk band, The Cumberland Three. The sweet lyricism of Stewart’s writing had … Continue reading

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Anoushka Shankar & the Sitar: In Conversations With God

Hearing Anoushka Shankar perform live is a transcendental experience. These excerpts are from my notes written during her April 26, 2002 performance at Southern Oregon State University in Ashland, Oregon. … Continue reading

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Eric Andersen Stuns Us

Eric Andersen was part of the emergence of the “singer-songwriter” in the 1960s and, along with Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, John Stewart and Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Andersen’s work has not … Continue reading

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Empty Mirror Books

Online bookseller Empty Mirror Books (EMB) has just celebrated its third anniversary. When EMB opened its virtual doors in summer 2000, its inventory consisted used & rare Beat Generation & … Continue reading

October 1, 2003 · Leave a comment
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