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Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Cultural historian McNally takes readers on a long strange trip

For those who lived through the era and still care about issues of class, race, and gender, ‘Highway 61’ is the book to read about American music. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | September 16, 2014 [On Highway … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
BOOKS | Cultural historian McNally takes readers on a long strange trip

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Harvey Wasserman : Bonnie Raitt Lights Up the World

Bonnie Raitt. Image from R.C.’s Twin Cities Beat.Bonnie Raitt lights up the world Bonnie has balanced an astonishing musical range with a message and a way of carrying herself that are firmly rooted in her Quaker heritage. By Harvey Wasserman … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Bonnie Raitt Lights Up the World

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Rocking New Hampshire : James Montgomery and J. Geils

James Montgomery, coiling and kicking. Photo from The Sun Chronicle.Rocking New Hampshire blues:James Montgomery and J. Geils at The Middle He rushes forward on stage like a ranting king exhorting the other players, filling in rhythm details with showy flashes … finish reading Rocking New Hampshire : James Montgomery and J. Geils

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BonTaj Roulet : Bonnie Raitt and Taj Mahal Tour for the Environment

Tour taps blues to raise green:BonTaj Roulet blazes new ground The mix of contributions from promoters/venues and ticketing agencies with matching funds from artists and concertgoers, distributed by popular vote, is a new recipe for concert tour fundraising… By Harvey … finish reading BonTaj Roulet : Bonnie Raitt and Taj Mahal Tour for the Environment

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Joe Nick Patoski : Jim Dickinson Was One Cool Memphis Cat

It’s not just the whites reaching for the black culture, it’s the blacks reaching for the white culture. It’s about the collision. Jim Dickinson. Photo from Memphis Flyer. Memphis musician Jim Dickinson dies at 67Career of artist, producer touched four … finish reading Joe Nick Patoski : Jim Dickinson Was One Cool Memphis Cat

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Alyce Guynn : Blue, Black and In Between

Poet and novelist Al Young. Photo courtesy of Gabrielle Motta-Passajou / Appalachian State University News.Blue, Black and In Between Have you seen her dressed in blue? ….She comes in colors everywhereShe combs her hair; she’s like a rainbowComing, colors in … finish reading Alyce Guynn : Blue, Black and In Between

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