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The Needle and the Damage Done: The Deflator who brought down the Golden Boy

By Faris Tanyos

Someone get Jim McNally a book deal with Simon & Schuster, or a writing gig on Conan, or an opening slot on Charlie Sheen’s next tour. 1,213 more words

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Movie reviews: Two great rock docs (+ two more films)

First of all, two music documentaries, The Wrecking Crew and Muscle Shoals, both about the stories behind the music you see on stage or hear on a recording. 1,173 more words



It’s funny how things happen sometimes, you know?  My friends had told me about this artist they had seen called Firekid, a.k.a. Muscle Shoals born and raised and Nashville-based Dillon Hodges, and sent me videos of his swampy guitar-picking dubstep-y magic during his opening slot at a… 295 more words


The SteelDrivers and Muscle Shoals - a New Album

Nashville’s own The SteelDrivers caught my attention, actually DEMANDED my attention, a few years back.

It was the band’s stunning release Reckless (2010) that I couldn’t listen to enough.  362 more words

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Rick Hall on Working With Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin and Paul Anka

Rick Hall is a producer / engineer responsible for more than 40 gold and platinum hits and launching the careers of all-time greats like Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett and more. 71 more words

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RIP Percy Sledge

Soul singer Percy Sledge died from liver cancer yesterday. He was 74. Born in 1940 in Alabama, Sledge was performing at weekends with a band called The Esquires Combo when he was introduced to record producer Quin Ivy in 1965. 53 more words