"This is supremely well-written, Terry. Thanks for giving it the heart it deserves. For many people who attended rock festivals in the 1960s and early 70s, Richie helped define the festival experience. He never gave less than…"
"One of the most consistent recollections many people seem to have of their first Allman Brothers experience from the late 60s and early 70s is that they had never heard anything like it before - an enduring testament to the band and the times that…"
"Somebody needs to shoot straight when a music festival starts failing to be about the music. Good for you, Kim. Music festivals have come a long way, and all music-lovers have a stake in keeping them healthy and ensuring that they…"
"The success of the ‘O Brother’ soundtrack was a surprise, primarily because of its musical genre - American ‘roots music’ – which would not normally be considered very popular in terms of comparative sales in the…"
"If ever there was an album that has cried out for a deluxe remastering, it's Boz Scaggs' self-titled first, one of the most glorious, and most criminally neglected, albums of the entire Sixties era. I've never heard another…"
"Thanks, Adam, for writing such an effusive and enthusiastic review of this album. Not only do I also like the album, but I particularly appreciate your expression of such joy over this music. At the same time, however, I, too, cringed at…"
"The Witmark Demos are fantastic, the sound quality is surprisingly high, and the "coughs, false starts and flubbed chords" that Doug notes are part of these recordings' considerable charm. But there is one apparent audio glitch that…"
"If a CD is a "non-green piece of plastic", then a vinyl LP is a whole lot less green, it's a whole lot bulkier, and it has surface noise. High-end audio production techniques and equipment have brought CD quality closer and closer to…"
"There’s a world of distance, emptiness, and unspoken sadness in this video, a world of disjointed pieces, a world in which this woman - whose identity is unknown because it has been ignored as irrelevant – is utterly isolated: from the…"
"Both albums are historic and memorable, but as a musical offering to the world, the White Album simply brought us more. Although Exile gave us some of the best music the Stones produced, the White Album gave us a wealth of new material by several…"
May 11, 2010
Bill is now a member of No Depression Americana and Roots Music
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