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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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250 word album review: Taj Mahal -Labor of Love

Everyone knows what Taj Mahal brings to the table. There won’t be many surprises but you still know it will be quality. One of the most experienced bluesmen in history keeps on track with his 47th album Labor of Love. … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Jason Collett – Song and Dance Man

Jason Collett is a national treasure, the only problem is that that nation is Canada. His albums are always well put together and sound fresh. His latest effort Song and Dance Man is no different. It is a record 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: Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy – Hatchetations

Artist: Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy Album: Hatchetations (2013) Purchased at: Live show at First Ward (St. Joseph, MO) for $15 Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy is a band that works their asses off. They are road warriors living out … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Jason Isbell – Something More Than Free

Jason Isbell’s last record “Southeastern” catapulted him into a whole new stratosphere of stardom. He used good songwriting as his main selling point and gladly traded in noisy half full bars for sold out mid sized theaters where the crowd … 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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