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New songs from not so new artists…

This has been a good year for new songs from some established country music artists. Some I commend to your listening if you enjoy the genre include: Kenny Chesney – Setting The World On Fire Blake Shelton – Go Ahead … Continue reading

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James Taylor in concert

James Taylor feels like an old friend musically. I rarely listen to his music day-to-day. But his concerts provide a warm assurance that all is good. He’s aging physically but his voice is still great. James Taylor

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Zac Brown Band

Zac Brown has a humble presence that is easy to like. At the same time his lyrics are rich…more so than most country artists. His band has consistently strong musicianship. A great show…and live music outside at Irvine Meadows is … Continue reading

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Old school music

If you’re in the mood for a throwback 70s/80s show, Journey still delivers a highly enjoyable evening of music. They still sound great. Neal Schon is one of the really good rock guitarists. Journey live

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Springsteen live

Whether he’s your taste in music or not, Bruce Springsteen has been one of the archetype rock performers for decades. I had the chance to see him again recently and he (and his band) still sound great! If you have … Continue reading

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Some recommendations from recent country releases…

There have been a number of strong albums (if they’re still called that) in the country realm in recent months. Some of the songs I’ve been particularly enjoying include: Downside of Growing Up – Maddie & Tae Home – Dierks … Continue reading

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Zac Brown Band at the Hollywood Bowl

Saw a really enjoyable concert at the Hollywood Bowl last night, and recommend their shows to anyone who enjoys new country music. The Zac Brown Band is slightly on the mellow side, with hints of rock in their songs. Where … Continue reading

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Some recent music favorites…

Okay, so if you’ve been in prison for the past year and are in need of some music recommendations, a few songs I’ve been enjoying hearing recently are: – * Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness – Cecilia and the Satellite … Continue reading

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Outside Lands in Golden Gate Park

I just got back from attending the Outside Lands music festival in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. This was a very enjoyable time and I recommend it to anyone who likes current rock music and has the interest for … Continue reading

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Some particularly good recent country music…

There’s been a bunch of good country music out over the past year (if that’s your taste). I’m predicting Clayton Anderson has a bright future ahead. Some of the songs I continue to enjoy hearing include: * Clayton Gardner – … Continue reading

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