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The Allman Brothers: The Making of ‘At Fillmore East’ (1971)

A wonderfully detailed background on the making of one of the best live albums ever. Photo: The Allman Brothers (Image credit: Capricorn) 09 December 2021 | Alan Paul…

South Africa: Lost jazz classic ‘Spring’ finds a new home

The Ibrahim Khalil Shihab Quintet album was released in 1968 and then… vanished. 08 December 2021 | Matthew Brennan | WSWS In December 2020 Matsuli Music, a small…

The Unthanks: New Album and Tour

It has been seven years since their last ‘non-project’ release and ages since their last tour. 03 November 2021 | Press Release | The Unthanks We are hugely…

Forget Abba – Faces May Also Be Back

Okay, the new lineup (if true) would include Rod Stewart, Ron Wood and Kenney Jones would be fine but the last ‘full’ Faces album was in 1973. 10…

Jimmy Cliff: The rebel spirit is still part of Jamaicans

Photo: ‘I arrived at the beginning of the real Jamaican music’ … Jimmy Cliff photographed in Miami, August 2021. Photograph: Vision Addict Jamaican Independence Day marks more than 60…

Laura Nyro: the phenomenal singers’ singer/songwriter the 60s overlooked

Photo: ‘She wrote songs celebrating motherhood, female sexuality and her menstrual cycle’ … Laura Nyro in New York, 1968. Photograph: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Imagine a time when ‘new…

Preview: Highway Butterfly – The Songs of Neal Casal

23 July 2021 | Press Release/Website | Neil Casal Music Foundation Highway Butterfly: The Songs of Neal Casal is a tribute to the life and music of the…

Behind Billie Holiday’s ‘Strange Fruit,’ the first great protest song

03 July 2021 | RICK MOORE | American Songwriter | Includes additional videos and articles. Some songwriters write for an entire lifetime and never see much success, or…

50 years of Blue: A celebration of the Joni Mitchell masterpiece

Cover Art: Art by Ben Shannon 19 June 2021 | CBC Music Original art and testimonials in praise of one of the greatest albums ever. See the full interactive experience…

Obituary: Bob Koester Brought Blues to Chicagoans and Beyond (88)

Bob Koester in the stacks at the Jazz Record Mart in 2009 MICHAEL JACKSON Bob Koester leaves a colossal legacy in Chicago jazz and blues  19 May 2021…

Buffy Sainte-Marie On Giving Back, Indigenous Rights

OTTAWA, ON – JULY 01: Canadian singer Buffy Sainte-Marie performs during Canada Day celebrations at Parliament Hill on July 1, 2017 in Ottawa, Canada. (Photo by Mark Horton/Getty Images…

Obituary: Al Schmitt – Music Engineer (91)

The more than 150 gold or platinum records that bore his name in the credits included recordings by Henry Mancini, Sam Cooke, Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole, Neil Young,…

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