This week Christopher Long visits his local flea market and comes home with a banger — an early vinyl pressing of the Beatles 1970 classic, Let it Be — for a buck!
In the news today: The Natvral, Be Your Own Pet, MESS, Portola Fest 2023, Seattle Freakout Fest, George Harrison, Allyson McCabe, Sinéad O’Connor, Paul Simon, The Cadillac Three, The Natvral, Marie Dahlstrom, Sipprell, Kristin Hersch, Foo Fighters, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, I Think You Should Leave, Tim Robinson, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, TMNT movie, Unearth, Guns N’ Roses, Alice in Chains, Pretenders, Carrie Underwood, Lagwagon, Caroline Polachek, Radio City, Ethel Cain, True Blue, Kruder & Dorfmeister, tour news
In the news today: GIDEON, Woz, Pussy Riot, Woody Guthrie, Kamala Harris, Vinyl, George Harrison, Tenacious D, Animals As Leaders
Black Horse Records issues a second definitively packaged volume of Joe Strummer’s musical career. Charles DJ Deppner reflects.
Jacob Slade. Review by Stacey Zering.
He was the creative driver of the original incarnation of The Guess Who, and the originator of Bachman-Turner Overdrive. For Canadian rock fans, he is an icon, but for American fans, he’s just “oh yeah, that guy.”
It was a night of songs and stories with Croz and friends.
TX Jelly (New West Records). Review by James Mann.
Clipper Ship (Three Lobed Recordings). Review by James Mann.
Midnight Highway (Provogue/Mascot Label Group). Review by Michelle Wilson.
2 (Reprise Records). Review by James Mann.
Travels (Hitchhike Records). Review by James Mann.
The Coming Tide (Bloodshot). Review by James Mann.
Living by the Days (Real Gone Music). Review by James Mann.
Ghost on the Canvas (Surfdog Records). Review by Sean Slone.
McCartney and McCartney II (Reissued) (MPL communications). Review by Tim Wardyn.
Goodbye, Killer (Ashmont Records). Review by Sean Slone.
Connected (Larkio Music). Review by Matt Parish.
OK Go and opening acts The Booze and Earl Greyhound rock Firestone Live in Orlando.
Does that sound like the Beatles to you? Author Kristofer Engelhardt delivers an updated version of his exhaustive 1998 guide, detailing the individual Beatles’ musical contributions to other artists’ recordings.
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