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250 word album review: Rhett Miller – The Messenger

Rhett Miller wanders from his band the Old 97’s occasionally to record some solo records, “The Messenger” is his fifth to be exact. Many frontmen have solo careers that are essentially stripped down and quieter versions of their band, for … Continue reading

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Vocals On Top’s Top 10 Albums of 2017

This list is my favorite part of this website, every year I toil through reviews and my iTunes and record collection to select my very favorite albums of the year and it is always a blast. Eight years running I’ve … Continue reading

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250 word album review: Old 97’s – Graveyard Whistling

The Old 97’s are a model of consistency. How does a band achieve this? How about rattling through 11 studio albums over 23 years with the same lineup. For a band that has been around so long they are still … Continue reading

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Top 5 Albums: The Old 97’s

The Old 97’s have solidified themselves as Americana staples at this point. Few bands have been so consistent throughout their careers. They have been so consistent in fact that they haven’t had one lineup change in their 10 albums over … Continue reading

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The Vinyl Court: The Old 97’s – Most Messed Up

Artist: Old 97’s Album: Most Messed Up Purchased at: Homer’s (Omaha, NE) for $20 Indie bands are doing some really cool things with record releases these days. The Old 97’s for example just released their 10th studio album in April … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Old 97’s – Most Messed Up

The Old 97’s don’t pull any tricks musically for their latest album Most Messed Up but there are quite a few shocking moments. You’ll be taken off guard by singer and main lyricist Rhett Miller’s foul language. If this were … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Old 97s and Drive-By Truckers at The Crossroads in Kansas City, MO 5/25/13

The Old 97’s and Drive-By Truckers are two of the most sure things you will get when you buy a concert ticket. Each band is completely professional on stage and deliver a solid show with the chances of disappointment being … Continue reading

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