Summer Blessings: Super Picks for July’s Bandcamp Friday

By Mike Duquette | July 3, 2020 | 1 Comment

The Bandcamp Friday train keeps rolling – a light in the darkness for music lovers if ever there was one! On March 20, as the COVID-19 pandemic was putting the world on pause, the indie music service waived their revenue share on all music and merch sold, allowing indie artists and labels a chance for […]

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Release Round-Up: Week of July 3

By The Second Disc | July 3, 2020 | 2 Comments

Welcome to this week’s Release Round-Up! Willie Nelson, First Rose of Spring (Legacy) (Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada) Willie Nelson’s latest studio album emphasizes love and positivity at a time when we all need it most.  First Rose of Spring features new Nelson originals co-written with producer and longtime associate Buddy Cannon, […]

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Review: Whitney Houston, “Whitney Houston: 35th Anniversary Edition”

By Joe Marchese | July 2, 2020 | 3 Comments

Whitney Houston wasn’t yet 22 years old when Arista Records released her self-titled debut album on Valentine’s Day, 1985. Overseen by executive producer Clive Davis, Whitney Houston anticipated every style the singer would explore in her subsequent discography. 35 years later, nearly every song is a recognized classic and a cornerstone of the late singer’s […]

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Life in the Fast Lane: Eagles’ “Live from The Forum” Airs This Sunday, Comes to CD, LP, DVD, BD

By Joe Marchese | July 2, 2020 | 11 Comments

When Glenn Frey passed away in 2016, many wondered about the future of the Eagles. Happily, the band persevered and celebrated Frey’s legacy with the addition of his son Deacon to the lineup as well as country superstar Vince Gill. This Sunday, ESPN will give fans a taste of the “new” Eagles with the broadcast […]

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High Time: Grateful Dead Release Over Two and a Half Hours of “Workingman’s Dead” Sessions In Advance of CD, LP Reissues

By Joe Marchese | July 1, 2020 | 9 Comments

One week from Friday – July 10 – Rhino will team with Grateful Dead to release the latest titles in the band’s rolling 50th anniversary celebration. 1970’s Americana classic Workingman’s Dead arrives that day as a 3-CD set featuring the remastered original album and a previously unreleased concert; and also as a limited edition picture […]

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