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Bob Dylan At the Isle of Wight, Rabbit’s Blues & Clarence Clemons On DVD

BOB DYLAN AT THE ISLE OF WIGHT FESTIVAL 1969. Bill Bradshaw. Foreword by Julie Felix. Medina Publishing. “The Second Isle Of Wight Festival of Music, 31 August 1969…and I was … Continue reading

October 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Zepp Jamieson Spotlights the New Lana del Rey Album

NFR! – NORMAN FUCKING ROCKWELL. Lana del Rey. Produced & Co-Written With Jack Antonoff. Outlets: Urban Outfitters (Pink Vinyl Disks) and Amazon. “I’ve been tidying around in my fucking nightgown … Continue reading

October 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Shotgun Rider: 15 Minutes With Bob Dylan’s Long-Time Friend, Louie Kemp

Louie Kemp made his career mark in the world in the commercial fishing industry, first taking over his father’s business and later expanding it with the Louis Kemp Seafood Company, … Continue reading

September 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Glimpse Into the Man Behind the Mask

“As we grew from North Country boys into men, we shared a set of values and a simple outlook on life that transcended our individual success, values that had drawn … Continue reading

August 30, 2019 · 1 Comment

Looking Back At Woodstock 50 Years Later

WOODSTOCK. Three Days of Peace & Music. Michael Lang. Reel Art Press. This beautiful coffee-table style book by the creator of the legendary Woodstock Festival commemorates the 50th birthday of … Continue reading

August 1, 2019 · 1 Comment

Celeste Norfleet’s One Night In Georgia Brings A New Face To the Road Novel

ONE NIGHT IN GEORGIA. Celeste O. Norfleet. Harper Collins. “I had seen racist crimes against my father and grandfather, but I had never experienced it firsthand. Not like this. Taken. … Continue reading

July 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Rolling Thunder Revue Spotlights Dylan’s Many Faces

THE ROLLING THUNDER REVUE: THE 1975 LIVE RECORDINGS. Bob Dylan. Columbia/Legacy. In 1975, Bob Dylan took to the road with his famed “Rolling Thunder Revue.” The tour was designed to … Continue reading

June 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

Woody Guthrie Tribute Concert Celebrates One of American Music’s Forgotten Influences

WOODY GUTHRIE ALL-STAR TRIBUTE CONCERT 1970. Directed by Jim Brown. Produced by Jim Brown, Nancy Wexler, Nora Guthrie, Harold Leventhal. Frederic Underhill, David Myers. MVD Visual. Woody Guthrie’s songwriting and … Continue reading

June 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

In the Afterglow: HBO’s Chernobyl

CHERNOBYL. A Five-part miniseries. Directed by John Renck. Created and written by Craig Mazin. HBO and Sky-UK. In the 1980s, the Soviet Union was a nation in deep decay: not … Continue reading

June 4, 2019 · 2 Comments
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