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Top Ten for 2009?

From the moment I sussed out the info that Steve Earle was releasing “Townes”, I knew I’d have to have that one. It’s a forever keeper. And, Guy Clark’s “Sometimes the Song Writes You” was getting multiple rave reviews before I’d ever heard of it, so I internet-ordered that. Kris Kristofferson’s “Closer to the Bone” kept me camped out by the mailbox for a while. Well worth the frostbite, though. Continue reading

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James McMurtry – Childish Things

The buzz surrounding James McMurtry’s latest record, “Childish Things,” is all about one track: the seven minute long epic protest song “We Can’t Make It Here.”  It’s a great song, no doubt, one that’s prodded political bloggers to write music … Continue reading

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