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Chris Hillman

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Photos by Lou Montesano If there were a Mount Rushmore of Country Rock, Chris Hillman’s face would be forever enshrined in granite. From the Byrds to the Flying Burrito Brothers, … Read more

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Scott Ellison

Good Morning Midnight, Scott Ellison’s latest release on Red Parlor Records, was produced by co-songwriter Walt Richmond, who is known for his studio work with Eric Clapton, JJ Cale and … Read more

Goodbye…Charles Bradley

Charles Bradley, master of soul, began as a James Brown impersonater and came to his own fame late in life, but music cognoscenti embraced him fully and he embraced his … Read more

Chelsea Williams

Photos By Arnie Goodman Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter Chelsea Williams released her debut album for the Blue Élan music label. Boomerang spotlights Williams’ tantalizing vocal skills, with musical accents reminiscent of … Read more

Ten Years After

Ten Years After Photos by Arnie Goodman (at B.B. King’s Blues Club, NYC)  Fifty years on, Ten Years After is a long way from a greatest-hits nostalgia act. Okay, that … Read more

Van Morrison

The oft-controversial and unconventional Van Morrison caused a mild stir last week with his unceremonious two-word acceptance speech at the annual Americana Music Awards. Equally characteristically, the next night Morrison … Read more

Bash and Pop

  Recorded with producer Don Smith (Cracker, Keith Richards, John Hiatt) and with help from Heartbreakers Benmont Tench and Mike Campbell, and Americana icon Greg Leisz, Bash and Pop’s debut … Read more

Chris Bell

Rock snobs rejoice. This latest reissuing of Big Star co-founder Chris Bell’s solo output is an all-encompassing treat. And it’s only the tip of the iceberg. Omnivore Recordings is re-releasing … Read more