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Rose Cousins Comes To A Perfect Conclusion
Jan05

Rose Cousins Comes To A Perfect Conclusion

Read Our Review of Natural Conclusion by Canadian Rose Cousins     By Rob Dickens Rose Cousins New Release – Natural Conclusion, Out February 3 2017   Musically, my 2017 has started the way that last year (stills sounds funny to say that yet) ended. Beguiled by a golden voice. In this case, the sumptuous vocals belong to, one, Rose Cousins. She’s Canadian.  A native of Prince Edward Island who now lives in...

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The Traveling Kind by Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell – A Review
Jun11

The Traveling Kind by Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell – A Review

Read our review of The Traveling Kind by Emmylou and Rodney It’s turning out to be a somewhat nomadic year. We’ve had recent new releases from Rhett Miller’s (Old 97’s) The Traveler (ATO Records) and Chris Stapleton’s (ex SteelDrivers) debut Traveler (Mercury). Now we have The Traveling Kind – Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell’s new album on Nonesuch Records (just ahead of the pair’s first ever...

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An Invisible Hour Well Spent With Joe Henry
Jul31

An Invisible Hour Well Spent With Joe Henry

Read our review of Joe Henry’s new album Invisible Hour   Invisible Hour By Joe Henry is a Master Work   Producer, arranger and performer Joe Henry has just released Invisible Hour, his first since 2011’s Reverie. “Sparrow” is a strong opener. Slow, deliberate, ‘Our very blood tastes like honey now’. In “Grave Angels” ‘We are gathered together, We are hidden from view –...

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An Invisible Hour Well Spent With Joe Henry
Jul05

An Invisible Hour Well Spent With Joe Henry

Read our review of Joe Henry’s beguiling Invisible Hour   Invisible Hour By Joe Henry is a Master Work   Producer, arranger and performer Joe Henry has just released Invisible Hour, his first since 2011’s Reverie. “Sparrow” is a strong opener. Slow deliberate, ‘Our very blood tastes like honey now’. In “Grave Angels” ‘We are gathered together, We are hidden from view –...

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Over The Rhine – Meet Me At The Edge Of The World
Sep11

Over The Rhine – Meet Me At The Edge Of The World

Read about the new release from the duo Over The Rhine   Spotlight On Americanafest #10 I’ve been really impressed with what I’ve heard of Over The Rhine so far and am so looking forward to seeing them (the husband-and-wife team of pianist/guitarist/bassist Linford Detweiler and vocalist/guitarist Karin Bergquist) very soon at the Americanafest 2013. Following up on their critically-acclaimed release The Long...

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