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Grammy Award Nominations Don’t Get It All Wrong This Year

The Recording Academy announced their 2020 nominations for the 62nd Grammy Awards last month. While I could pan their General Field nominations as the typical generic, awful ear candy (in particular the controversial NasX-Billy Ray Cyrus fiasco), I won’t. Life … Continue reading

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Turtles All The Way Down

Americana Music for 2014 “I saw the light from heaven shining all around.” –Dry Bones, traditional, as performed by Graham Lindsey This weekend we endure the shortest day of the year—all about the darkness and all about the light.  The glass … Continue reading

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At the Root of the Music

Uncle Tupelo is the fulcrum of my ROOTS music universe. All things good, bad and ugly; happy, melancholy and sad, flow thru the music and the people and the places of the boys from Southern Illinois. The melancholy is mine–youth … Continue reading

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