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Covercade (Rough Trade). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
From Macca To Mecca! (WICKED COOL RECORDS/UMe). Review by Joe Frietze.
Elliot Murphy stars as a rock star thought to be dead.
Have a Good Time, But Get Out Alive (Cleveland International). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
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A thoughtful look into the life and music of one of the most famous saxophone players in popular music.
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Children of Paradise (River House). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Two artists look at fathers and sons - Doug Hoekstra experiences Springsteen on Broadway.
The ‘59 Sound Sessions (Sidewinder). Review by Andrew Ellis.
Andy Frasco and the UN hold a rock and roll revival and dance party at the Crowbar in Ybor City.
Dirty Pictures Pt. 1 (Contender Records). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Kids In The Street (New West Records). Review by James Mann.
The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac and his Music (Concord Music Group). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Playing Favorites (Omnivore Recordings). Review by Michelle Wilson.
Kamikaze (Votiv Music). Review by Jen Cray.
Painkillers (Island). Review by Jen Cray.
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Born, Raised & Live From Flint (Bloodshot Records). Review by James Mann.
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