Tag Archives: 2012

Todd Ward’s Top 10 albums of 2012

Vocals On Top recently asked The GasTown Lamps lead singer and guitarist Todd Ward to pick his top 10 albums of the year. Ward accepted the challenge and returned with his list the very next day. Here are his picks: … Continue reading

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Concert Review: The VooDoo Babies / Alice / Drew Ames at The First Ward in St. Jospeh, MO 12/22/12

The night was a wild card. It really could have ended up many different ways. With a large group of musicians all getting together, a ton of people and the frenzied feeling of being just a few days before Christmas there was a lot … Continue reading

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Lyric of the Day: Patterson Hood – (untold pretties)

‎”As far as I’m concerned it was the last time I ever saw her.” Written by Patterson Hood from the song “(untold pretties).” Off the 2012 album Heat Lightning Rumbles In The Distance.

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Concert Review: The Sword / Gypsyhawk at The Record Bar in Kansas City, MO 12/3/12

Neil Young once wrote in a note to Stephen Stills: “…funny how some things that start spontaneously end that way.” The evening that led to me attending The Sword show at The Record Bar in Kansas City on December 3rd … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Old 97’s / Those Darlins / Rhett Miller in Omaha, NE 9/11/12

The Old 97’s may be the best live band in the world. Their consistency and enthusiasm is unparalleled among modern bands. Rhett Miller is one of the most charismatic and lively frontmen you will ever see. For their Too Far To Care 15 year … Continue reading

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Concert Review: William Elliott Whitmore @ The Granada Theater, Lawrence, KS 2/10/12

William Elliott Whitmore sings about what he knows. Armed with just his kick drum and either a banjo or acoustic guitar he retells his stories with not a hint of dishonesty. His songs and stories are as real and authentic … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Old 97’s in Lawrence, KS at the Bottleneck 2/1/12

One of the most steady moving trains in the music business rolled through Lawrence, Kansas again on February 1st. The Old 97’s came to support their latest album The Grand Theater Volume 2. The album has been out for some … Continue reading

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