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Lightning Round IV

This article continues my Music Reviews 2012 Series. It reviews Soundgarden – King Animal, Kid Rock’s – Rebel Soul, Green Day – Dos, Phillip Phillips first record, and a few more. Check it out~! Continue reading

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Lightning Round III

Lightning Round III continues the 2012 Music Review series, with reviews of Green Day’s Uno, Dave Matthews Band Away From the World, Matchbox Twenty – North, The Wallflowers’ Glad All Over, and Jason Aldean’s Night Train. Continue reading

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Lightning Round II

This is Lightning Round II – the continuation of 2012’s New Music Reviews. This round includes reviews of the new records from Zac Brown Band, Train, Rascal Flatts, ZZ Top, and Bruce Springsteen. Continue reading

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New Music Lightning Round

2012 has been a fairly prolific year for new music, from artists old and new. From Rush to Adam Lambert, there are lots of new records to keep us all entertained anew. Here’s my take on some of this year’s new music. Continue reading

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Turnpike Troubadours – Hotter Than The Oklahoma August~!

The Oklahoma-based Turnpike Troubadours have released their third studio record–Goodbye Normal Street–May 8th. The Troubadours are hot right now–seemingly ready for national prominence. Give ’em a listen and get on board the Troubadours bus. Continue reading

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Ian Anderson – Thick As A Brick 2

Music Reviews 2012 – Ian Anderson – Thick As A Brick 2 I never thought I’d be saying this…..but Ian Anderson has captured my current interest once again. ¬†Anderson, the 64-year old genius and jester behind Jethro Tull, has recently … Continue reading

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Casey James – A “Diamond in the Mud”

Music Reviews 2012 – Casey James American Idol season 9 veteran, Casey James has recently released his first post Idol record. ¬†It’s been two years since his “15 minutes” of big-stage experience in 2010, a career for most former Idol … Continue reading

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Paul McDonald – A Proven Artist Already!

This Idol season yielded a true-professional in Paul McDonald. Voted off 8th, the 26 year-old hails from Huntsville, Alabama. Before Idol, Paul McDonald was (and still remains) the lead vocalist of The Grand Magnolias, formerly known as the Hightide Blues. The Grand Magnolias have one self-titled album, released last November. Continue reading

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Turnpike Troubadours Topping My Charts

The biggest pleasant surprise of 2010’s new music is the Oklahoma-based Turnpike Troubadours’ Diamonds & Gasoline release. The distinctive voice of the Turnpike Troubadours is singer-songwriter Evan Felker. His tone and pitch fit the band’s Country, Bluegrass and Folk songs like a Giselle Bundchen thong. The Troubadours music is both refreshingly new and timeless, age immaterial. Hear them today. Continue reading

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Rediscovering Van Halen

Music is such a terrific vehicle for transporting us to another time and place. Hearing music from long ago can refire the wonderment synapses like few other stimuli. Hearing some long forgotten Van Halen recently took me back to that place when I first started driving back in 1978-1979. Continue reading

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