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250 word album review: Esmé Patterson – We Were Wild

Esmé Patterson takes you a little off guard at first. Her music is mellow but there is plenty of interesting guitar play throughout her album “We Were Wild” and the songs  consistently settle into good rocking grooves. On the album opener “Feel … Continue reading

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250 Word album review: Massy Ferguson – Run It Right Into The Wall

This kind of twang you wouldn’t expect to come out of Seattle. The band’s northwest leanings do explain the heavier guitar driven sound though. With the thick, Jay Farrar sounding vocals it would always be difficult for the group to … 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: Dan Mariska and the Boys Choir – Bummer Songs

Artist: Dan Mariska & The Boys Choir Album: Bummer Songs (2013) Purchased at: Live show at Rendezvous (St. Joseph, MO) for $15 Dan Mariska and his band passed through St. Joe last year, hitting The Rendezvous with touring partners See … 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 Corner: Amy Winehouse – Back To Black

Artist: Amy Winehouse Album: Back To Black (2006) Purchased at: Hastings (St. Joseph, MO) for $11 Amy Winehouse was far more than a mid 2000s chart sensation. With her sophomore album “Back To Black” in 2006 she was catapulted into … Continue reading

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