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Steve Earle: outlaw blues and 'chick songs'

Steve Earle at The Auditorium in Liverpool Echo Arena (photo by Dave Munn, Liverpool Echo)

For once, said Steve Earle during his performance on Wednesday night at Liverpool’s newest venue, The Auditorium, he had been able to spend two days ‘walking around town, taking the Beatles tour’.   1,929 more words


Lost Causes

Last night, I found myself in tears, and thinking to myself “despite everything, I still believe in Liberalism, and I still believe that the Lib Dems are the best vehicle for it. 1,341 more words

Kelly Joe Phelps earns raves from the Edge, Steve Earle, and Bill Frisell


When singer-songwriter-guitarist Kelly Joe Phelps released his second album, Roll Away the Stone, in 1997, it didn’t take long for the accolades to come rolling in. 579 more words


Songs in the key of life....


Wickham Festival, 2014

“In this olden world
Harder than a gemstone would it be to change
Once a youthful garden now her flowers fade…
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Steve Earle/Monica Queen. Glasgow Kelvingrove Bandstand. Thursday 7th August.

First opportunity to attend a show at the refurbished bandstand in Kelvingrove Park and what a change. Not so much in the venue but actually having a ticketed place to sit while the arena was enclosed by a battery of drink and food stands, OK if you dig cider and seemingly many of the audience did with a constant trail of imbibers climbing to and from their places for much of the evening and consequently ensuring that the inadequate toilet facilities had huge queues so that to spend a penny one missed several songs from the show. 1,054 more words


Album Review: Kelly Willis - 'Bang Bang'

The early 1990s were an interesting time for Kelly Willis. Razor X, in his review of her debut, motioned that Willis was signed to MCA in 1989 in an effort to expand the definition of country music. 568 more words

Spotlight Artist

Steve Earle - Non uscirò vivo da questo mondo

appena finito.

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