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250 word album review: Justin Townes Earle – Kids in the Street

Justin Townes Earle is finally back. After a very disappointing foray into the albums “Single Mothers” and “Absent Fathers” he returns to the artist that had been so interesting over the last decade. This album is the third part of … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Corner: The Very Best of The Everly Brothers

Artist: The Everyly Brothers Album: The Very Best of (1976) Purchased at: Hunterland Mall (St. Joseph, MO) for $2 The Everly Brothers are one of those bands that you probably know their songs, even if you think you don’t. There’s … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Corner: The Replacements – Hootenanny

Artist: The Replacements Album: Hootenanny (1983) Purchased at: Gift from a friend The Replacements are essential rock and roll. The band started its path of destruction in the 1980s and their influence has been heavily felt since that time. Their … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Corner: Possessed By Paul James – Live at Antone’s

Artist: Possessed By Paul James Album: Live at Antone’s (2011) Purchased at: From artist at a live show (Kansas City, MO) for free Possessed By Paul James is in fact the one-man-band Konrad Wert. He plays acoustic guitar, banjo and … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Court: Buck Owens -Best of Buck Owens Volume 1

Artist: Buck Owens Album: The Best of Buck Owens (1964) Purchased at: Treasure Island Thrift Store (Maryville, MO) for $1 I’ll admit it; I really didn’t understand what country music was for a long time. I thought Garth Brooks and … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Court: Lucero – That Much Further West

  Artist: Lucero Album: That Much Further West (2003) Purchased at: Lucero Concert (The Crossroads, Kansas City, MO) for $20 As a music fan I do my best to support the artists that I like. Listening to them on Spotify … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Court: Tom Waits – Frank’s Wild Years

Artist: Tom Waits Album: Frank’s Wild Years (1987) Purchased at: Half Price Books (Independence, MO) for $15 A vinyl record is more personal than a CD or cassette in my opinion; it requires more attention, care and devotion. This inevitably … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Court: Jack White – Lazaretto

Artist: Jack White Album: Lazaretto (2014) Purchased at: Third Man Records (thirdmanrecords.com) for $20 Jack White is a revolutionary artist in many ways. Obviously his bands have shaped the musical landscape for the past decade and a half but now … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Court: The Motels – All Four One

Artist: The Motels Album: All Four One Purchased at: Pawn Plus(St. Joseph) for $1 Not every slab of used vinyl you pick up is going to be a winner. The Motels third album, All Four One, was originally released in … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Court: Iron Maiden – Live After Death

Artist: Iron Maiden Album: Live After Death Purchased at: Hastings(St. Joseph) for $10 Holy crap was I excited when I saw the top of the “Iron Maiden” logo peeking out from behind a $.99 Janis Ian record. I could tell … Continue reading

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