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Throwback Thursday

I’d Run Away – The Jayhawks

Posted September 23, 2011 by Jonathan

Two weeks ago I was in Dickey’s BBQ Pit and the greatest song came on.  As I enjoyed my pulled pork sandwich, I started writing down the lyrics so that I could Google it later.  I eventually found out that the song was “I’d Run Away” by The Jayhawks.  I had been meaning to get […]

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The Curse of “I Need Your Love So Bad”

Posted February 2, 2012 by Jonathan

Today’s entry concerns a song called “I Need Your Love So Bad” first written and recorded in 1956 by Little Willie John. The song has become a hit twice in music history while both musicians recording it suffered horrible fates. Little Willie is an interesting story. He was extremely successful in the 1950’s, if not […]

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Daniel Lanois – Fire (2003)

Posted March 29, 2012 by Kevin

What happens when a production genius turns his talent to songwriting?  Bingo – You get this.  Daniel Lanois has some pretty impressive production notches in his belt:  U2‘s Joshua Tree, Achtung Baby and Unforgettable Fire, Peter Gabriel‘s So and  Birdy, Bob Dylan‘s Time Out of Mind and Oh Mercy, Neil Young‘s Le Noise, Willie Nelson‘s Teatro and over […]

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Beck – Hell Yeah

Posted July 26, 2012 by Kevin

Although Sea Changes will always be my favorite of his, Beck’s 2005 Guero will always have a special place in my heart.   The whole thing from cover to cover is simply spectacular.  Hell Yes is one of those songs that can only be best enjoyed on a hot summer day, in a car, windows down, […]

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Pee Wee Crayton – Peace of Mind

Posted March 28, 2012 by Jonathan

Last week Wes and I went to Los Angeles for business and stopped into Amoeba Records on Sunset in Hollywood.  It is the best record store I have ever been to.  If you are ever in LA, make it a visit.  Their old blues and R&B section is huge and deep.  I found this great […]

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