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Favorite SONGS of 2012
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What are your favorite tunes of 2012?  Here are mine: Best Songs of 2012 in Americana/Alt. CountryTurnpike Troubadours - Empty as a DrumGretchen Peters - Hello Cruel World           Loudon Wainwright…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Louis Richardson Jan 3, 2013.

Does an artist’s politics impact your enjoyment of his/her music?
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With the Republican and Democrat conventions just behind us, there is less than 50 days before the Presidential Election. This got me thinking about the recent run of albums and songs that are…Continue

Tags: Jr., Election, Special, Williams, Hank

Started this discussion. Last reply by gordon hewetson Nov 22, 2013.

What Is Your Favorite Music Of 2012 (so far)?
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 As we head into the Labor Day weekend, I thought it would be a good time for the community to assess this year’s album releases to-date. With just one quarter left in 2012, what are your favorite…Continue

Tags: 2012, of, music, Best

Started this discussion. Last reply by steviedal Dec 30, 2012.

 

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Bob Gordon replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"David Bowie - The Next Day.   Late as hell in hearing this but it really is a terrific album!"
Feb 1
Bob Gordon replied to Dave Crotts's discussion 'Most Emotional Vocal Performance'
"  The No Depression community has already mentioned some of my favorites like Jason Isbell, Patty Griffin, Emmylou Harris, Etta James and Otis Redding. To me, Redding is in his own league. His songs are outpourings of emotion, especially…"
Jan 18
Bob Gordon replied to mark loveday's discussion 'Disbanded groups you'd like to see reform'
"Whiskeytown and XTC would be at the top of my wish list, followed by Talking Heads, The Faces w/Rod Stewart, The Libertines, Husker Du, The Smiths and Red Red Meat. I think it would be good for Ryan Adams to get the old band back together for a year…"
Jan 11
Bob Gordon replied to mark loveday's discussion 'Disbanded groups you'd like to see reform'
"Definitely Talking Heads! Good call. And bring back Adrian Belew. That was the best line-up."
Jan 11
Bob Gordon replied to Derek's discussion 'End of the Year, End of the Album'
"Here are some of my favorite final cuts:   The National – Mr. November from Alligator U2 – Love is Blindness from Achtung Baby Radiohead – Street Spirit (Fade Out) from The Bends Pretenders – Mystery Achievement from…"
Dec 22, 2013
Bob Gordon commented on No Depression's blog post 'ND Year-End Readers' Poll: What Are Your Ten Favorite Albums of 2013?'
"1.      Jason Isbell, Southeastern 2.      Lady Lamb the Beekeeper, Ripely Pine 3.      Kacey Musgraves, Same Trailer, Different Park 4.      Guy…"
Dec 16, 2013
gordon hewetson replied to Bob Gordon's discussion 'Does an artist’s politics impact your enjoyment of his/her music?'
"I have friends and family of both persuasions. Sometimes it's best just to listen but not to engage. Think of Willie Nelson. His collaborations and friendships run the gamut of the political spectrum. Same goes for Merle Haggard and Johnny Cash…"
Nov 22, 2013
Bob Gordon replied to Gary Schwind's discussion 'Favorite "off-the-beaten-path" singer-songwriters'
"I agree with those who mentioned Elizabeth Cook, Sam Baker, Gretchen Peters, Matraca Berg, Will Hoge, Robert Ellis, Robbie Fulks, First Aid Kit  and John Fullbright. I would add Bobby Bare Jr., Cory Chisel, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Richmond…"
Nov 20, 2013
Bob Gordon replied to Randy Brown's discussion 'What Are You Listening To?'
"Bob Seger - Stranger in Town"
Nov 20, 2013
Bob Gordon replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Guy Clark - My Favorite Picture of You This is soooooo good!    "
Nov 16, 2013
Bob Gordon replied to Steve Sikes-Nova's discussion 'Americana Vocalists that really Knock Your Socks Off'
"Old school: Emmylou, Johnny, Elvis, Charlie Rich and Willie. Newer artists: Dwight Yoakam, Kasey Chambers, Lou Ann Barton, Brandi Carlile, Patty Griffin and Neko Case."
Nov 15, 2013
Bob Gordon replied to Randy Brown's discussion 'What Are You Listening To?'
"Willie Nile - American Ride, The Isley Brothers - 3+3, and Torres - Torres"
Nov 9, 2013
Bob Gordon replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Barrence Whitfield & The Savages - wonderful, greasy, down n' dirty blues and soul."
Nov 8, 2013
Bob Gordon replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"I'm with you, Steviedal. And to think I'd never heard a Flamin' Groovies album, let alone this one, until my fifth decade on the planet!  I am always seeking new music but this band slipped past me until I picked up Teenage Head.…"
Nov 3, 2013
Bob Gordon replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
"Dodos - Carrier, Arctic Monkeys - AM, Lindi Ortega -Tin Star and Flamin' Groovies - Teenage Head. All terrific listens."
Nov 3, 2013
Bob Gordon replied to norm tandberg's discussion 'Who is your discovery artist for this year?'
"Aly Spaltro AKA Lady Lamb the Beekeeper.  I heard good things about her new album, Ripely Pine, so I checked it out and became an instant fan of her unique compositions and arrangements. She wrote and sings every song on Ripely Pine and…"
Nov 2, 2013

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At 7:56pm on September 22, 2011, Steve Lindner said…
I just wanted you to know about the Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis concert set for 7 pm Saturday, October 15, at the Central Performing Arts Center in DeWitt, IA.  A great new venue.  Get tickets at www.midwestix.com.  Check them out at www.brucerobison.com.
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