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  • Woody Guthrie 'My Name Is New York' 3-CD set due Sept. 23

    Woody Guthrie 'My Name Is New York' 3-CD set due Sept. 23
    As much as Woody Guthrie cultivated his persona as a freewheeling vagabond, through the titles of such songs as “Hard Travelin’,” “So Long, It’s Been Good To Know You” and the one he picked for his autobiography,...
  • Film Review: 'The Pleasures of Being Out of Step'

    It would be difficult to determine in which domain Nat Hentoff, premiere jazz critic and highly controversial First Amendment rights champion, contributed more to the public consciousness. Documentarian David L. Lewis makes no attempt to do so in "The...
  • Bob Dylan acetates from 1969-70 discovered in NY apartment

    Bob Dylan acetates from 1969-70 discovered in NY apartment
    A bevy of acetate recordings that Bob Dylan used while recording his “Nashville Skyline,” “Self Portrait” and “New Morning” albums in 1969 and 1970 was discovered and purchased recently in New York by a veteran Dylan...
  • Into the ether with Greil Marcus' ' History of Rock 'n' Roll'

    Into the ether with Greil Marcus' ' History of Rock 'n' Roll'
    "Once a song has gone into the ether, it never disappears," Greil Marcus remarks in "The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs." But it never reappears in quite the same form, either. A song like "Money (That's What I Want)" means something entirely...
  • Kenny Wayne Shepherd honors blues roots on ''Goin Home'

    Kenny Wayne Shepherd honors blues roots on ''Goin Home'
    As a boy growing up in Shreveport, La., in the 1980s, Kenny Wayne Shepherd immersed himself in playing blues guitar the same way other kids immerse themselves in sports, comic books or video games. While the pop music charts were dominated by Michael...
  • Miley's party-crazed 'Bangerz' image is paying off

    Miley's party-crazed 'Bangerz' image is paying off
    If you're looking for a celebrity role model for your daughter, look to Jennifer Lawrence or Taylor Swift or, better yet, the girls who ran the orphanage in Haiti. Among the lesser choices, at least at the moment, would be Miley Cyrus, with her...
  • Why do albums take so long to make?

    Why do albums take so long to make?
    On March 10, 1967, 15 days shy of her 25th birthday, Aretha Franklin released her 12th album and Atlantic Records debut, "I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You." It was a breakthrough, triggering a string of four top 10 albums released over 15 months...
  • Tribute to a blues brother

    Tribute to a blues brother
    The setlist Edgar Winter has in mind for Friday's Rock 'N' Blues Fest at Broward Center for the Performing Arts will be punctuated by songs that serve as blistering tributes to a musician far more admired than himself: his older brother Johnny Winter, the...
  • Old Crow Medicine Show healthy and strong

    A decade and a half ago, Old Crow Medicine Show got its first big break from one of the band's biggest musical heroes, Doc Watson. Watson's daughter happened upon the group playing on a street corner in Boone, N.C., one day in 2000, thought her father...
  • Sony eyes album sales with 'Album of the Day' app for iPhone

    Sony eyes album sales with 'Album of the Day' app for iPhone
    Though many consumers are turning to streaming services like Spotify for their music fix, Sony is hoping to spur digital album sales with a new app for the iPhone. With the "Album of the Day" app, users can download an album from Sony Music...
  • Top 3 Concerts: One Direction, Keith Urban, The Avett Brothers

    ONE DIRECTION The start of U.K. boy-band One Direction's rise to the top, its first hit "What Makes You Beautiful," seemed standard for the genre: a big, hooky pop song that was pleasant enough. Its subsequent hits "Live While You're Young" and "Best...