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Ry Cooder: New song, free download
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A new song from Ry Cooder, in support of Occupy! - "Looking For The Wall Street Part Of Town"…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ian Timshel Nov 28, 2011.

Psychotic Country
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It'd be fun if there were a section in your local record store labeled "Psychotic Country". It might be more fun if we still had local record stores, but that's another discussion.....So, a couple of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by steviedal Oct 29, 2010.

 

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Norman D commented on Terry Roland's blog post 'The Slow Turning of John Hiatt: From Genre Pioneer to Americana’s Elder Statesman'
"I first came across John Hiatt through a cover of one of his songs - "Everybody's Girl" - recorded by Amos Garrett.  In those pre-internet days it was pretty hard to track information down about a name you see on the writer…"
Sep 14, 2012
Ian Timshel replied to Norman D's discussion 'Ry Cooder: New song, free download'
"Good find, thanks. Ry is still firmly planted in his stance. He's never wavered. I remember when Neil Young came out with a most un-enlightened piece shortly after 911. It was quickly relegated to obscurity and hasn't been heard from…"
Nov 28, 2011
Norman D posted a discussion

Ry Cooder: New song, free download

A new song from Ry Cooder, in support of Occupy! - "Looking For The Wall Street Part Of Town"http://soundcloud.com/nonesuchrecords/ry-cooder-wall-street-part-of-town/s-2S9Fy Free download.See More
Nov 27, 2011
Norman D replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
""The Sound Of His Own Voice" by John Wesley Harding.  I saw him in London a few weeks back at a very low-key solo promotion of this new CD.  Smart songs, he obviously knows his Beatles Book as he can pull out a smarter melody…"
Nov 24, 2011
Norman D replied to thevandalstookmyhandle's discussion 'New Dark Side Of The Moon'
"1.  Nah 2. Nah (I still have the vinyl).   "Server not found" for the link.  Probably because I'm six weeks too late.   Have you come across "The Dub Side Of The Moon"?…"
Nov 24, 2011
Norman D replied to Mark Horton's discussion 'Who's playing guitar or another instrument tonight - what are you working-on/playing?'
"Last night, not tonight.  I played / sang "Goodbye Girl" (Squeeze)"
Nov 24, 2011
Norman D commented on Andy's group '"Maybe it's because I'm a Alt Country Londoner"'
"Did anyone go to see Gillian Welch last night at Hammersmith?  I decided to give this a miss, as the venue is so unattractive.  Sound's OK, but the sight is so restricted, and far away, and the audience isn't always that…"
Nov 24, 2011
Norman D replied to T Hanssen's discussion 'What is your favorite album this week?'
""More Miles Than Money" (Ace records). This double CD compilation is a tie-in to Garth Cartwright's 2009 book of the same name.  "More Miles...." is an account of the London-based writer's Road trip in pursuit of…"
Dec 11, 2010
RP N10 replied to Norman D's discussion 'The Luminaire Closing' in the group "Maybe it's because I'm a Alt Country Londoner"
"According to a mail I had last week the 100 Club has been repreived but Jim Driver, who does the Friday night gigs and the Rhythm festival, has been booted out."
Dec 5, 2010
Carl Parker replied to Norman D's discussion 'The Luminaire Closing' in the group "Maybe it's because I'm a Alt Country Londoner"
"We have to mourn the loss of a venue that places a lot of importance on the audience keeping quiet so that the artist(s) can play."
Dec 5, 2010
Norman D added a discussion to the group "Maybe it's because I'm a Alt Country Londoner"
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The Luminaire Closing

Have people heard that The Luminaire, in Kilburn, is closing soon?The 100 Club, Oxford Street, is also facing closure (after fifty years??) because of rent hikes.And, to put the lid on it, Mark Lamarr's "God's Jukebox" (Radio 2, Friday Night, 12.00 - 3.00) is also finishing at the end of the month. He got fed up with being piddled around by Radio 2 management. He won't be continuing with his other R2 shows, including the rock & roll one.This is turning into a pretty grim year as far as…See More
Dec 5, 2010
Norman D commented on Sue Abel's video
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Danko/Fjeld/Andersen - Blue River

"This is a fab album. Rick Danko's voice is heartbreaking. I've seen Eric Andersen a couple of times in recent years - he's so good, and underestimated. This is one of the best songs The Band never wrote."
Nov 9, 2010
Norman D commented on Andy's group '"Maybe it's because I'm a Alt Country Londoner"'
"PS There's a two-part interview of Mavis Staples by Charlie Gillett online here http://www.charliegillett.com/playlists2004.html"
Nov 8, 2010
Norman D commented on Andy's group '"Maybe it's because I'm a Alt Country Londoner"'
"Hmm, tempting....might see if I can make this one. I saw her a few years back at The Barbican, their season of Memphis music."
Nov 8, 2010
Norman D replied to Dana Blaisdell's discussion 'The Ultimate "Cocaine Mix"'
"Is this the earliest one - 1929? "Cocaine Habit Blues" by The Memphis Jug Band "
Nov 8, 2010
Norman D commented on Andy's group '"Maybe it's because I'm a Alt Country Londoner"'
"When is Mavis on, Sue?"
Nov 7, 2010

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