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Stewboss – The Places We Meet (2004)

Somewhere between awesome and cool, Stewboss has always been about road trips, dreams, favorite songs, wanting to meet girls, meeting girls, losing girls, missing girls, and wanting to get back with girls – all while doing a really serious head bob to a wicked ass groove . . Continue reading

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Gillian Welch and David Rawlings — Folks Festival, August 17, 2007 – Lyons, Colorado

August 17, 2007 Lyons, Colorado “This is a really big deal for us” she confided, midway through their set on the first day of this year’s Folks Festival. “We’ve never been the closing act at a music festival.” This was … Continue reading

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Todd Snider – The Devil You Know

To begin with, I should admit that I’m a big Todd Snider fan. I mean, he’s funny, his records are great, and he performs in his bare feet. And when he needs them, based on the photos in the booklet … Continue reading

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Mucklewain – August 19, 2006

Did you hear about Mucklewain? A brand new festival they held in Harriman, Tennessee, in August. Unbelievable SlackerCountry line-up (Steve Earle, Todd Snider, Scott Miller, Lucero, the Yayhoos, Jason Ringenberg, Kevin Kinney, Daddy – Will Kimbrough & Tommy Womack, Cory … Continue reading

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Jon Dee Graham – Full

After the year Jon Dee Graham has had, it would be difficult to imagine that he would put out anything other than an introspective piece of work in his first release, "Full," with his new label Freedom Records.  "Full" should … Continue reading

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The Gourds – Heavy Ornamentals

The Austin-based band, The Gourds, has put out its eighth CD, and just when you think this ragtag clan of modern day redneck hippies may be pushing too hard to maintain the magic, they turn it up two notches. In … Continue reading

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