Paul Dionne
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  • Stockton, CA
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Paul Dionne commented on Terry Roland's blog post 'Phil and Dave Alvin Find Common Ground with Big Bill Broonzy's Help'
"One of the great pluses of having moved to Cali is the opportunity to catch the very rare Gene Taylor blues band gigs, usually around Thanksgiving, or Christmas, when Gene is back in Cali. I think he gigs in Europe a great part of the year. The Gene…"
Jun 20
Paul Dionne commented on Folk Villager's blog post 'Rod Kennedy (1930-2014) and the Kerrville Folk Festival - Interview & Remembrance'
"This is great - thanks -"
Apr 17
Paul Dionne commented on Henry carrigan's blog post 'Linda Ronstadt – Duets (Album Review)'
"@ Will, Linda is a singer, she's not really country, pop, R&R - she sings - I don't think it's up to you to forgive her. Singing was her career. As to whether she should be in the Rock HOF - her effect on the business in the…"
Apr 15
Paul Dionne commented on Charlie Bermant's blog post 'Neil Young's Pono-graphic Priesthood'
"There's a lot of misunderstanding here - Pono is simply a media files player like an ipod; it is not magically going to enhance mp3 files; what it does do is be able to play hi res media files in a portable format. Shitty mp3 files are still…"
Mar 19
Paul Dionne replied to Shelley Champine's discussion 'A crash course in all things ND - Please tell me your favorite artists'
"On 3) you should give a gander/listen to Grant Peeples, and Melody Walker; and I give one thousand and one shout-outs to checking out John Murry; get The Graceless Age, oh, and you will want to check out John Moreland -"
Mar 10
Paul Dionne replied to Albert's discussion 'Whose Legacy Will Endure - Dylan or Mitchell?'
"@Albert - interesting comments from Randy Newman, whose best work ended at the close of side 2 of his first album...."
Jan 8
Paul Dionne commented on Kevernacular (Kevin Lynch)'s blog post 'A Coen Brothers movie reaches for a rootsy wrinkle in time'
"@Terry - there is a perceived "hardness" the coens are shooting for with "No Country For Old Men". "True Grit" - when I watch them, I feel unease - there is always something nagging at me about their presentation:…"
Jan 3
Paul Dionne commented on Kevernacular (Kevin Lynch)'s blog post 'A Coen Brothers movie reaches for a rootsy wrinkle in time'
"The Coens ALWAYS go for the cheap joke, which is all over the place in Oh Brother Where Art Thou - I cannot stand that movie, I think the Coens are (always) working from smug superiority, whether they think so or not - "
Jan 2
Paul Dionne commented on Gillian Turnbull's blog post 'Ow, My Knee: On Getting Old and Going to Concerts'
"- enjoyed Gillian, one caveat - Dylan is not a reunion tour event - never was, still isn't - he's just bob, doing his thing....."
Nov 15, 2013
Paul Dionne commented on Dirty Roots Radio's blog post 'Remembering Bob Reuter, St. Louis Renaissance Man'
"There is so much to read. Ryan, finally catching up with this piece - pretentious? No, living is what it is. If you're worried you didn't describe someone who got IT - well, you did describe it beautifully; passion is between the…"
Sep 20, 2013
Paul Dionne commented on Gillian Turnbull's blog post 'The Problem with Mumford & Sons (or, Congrats, Banjo, You Made It)'
"@HalBogerd - now Hal, if kids were really listening to Steve Jordan, they wouldn't be listening to anything else - "
Aug 29, 2013
Paul Dionne commented on Easy Ed's blog post 'Bonnie and Dawn commit murder on the stage at Town Hall'
"Will Oldham, boy Will Oldham - I trust this was good, Ed - but Will Oldham - the concept is always there; out of the many many shows I've experienced, I actually walked out on a Will Oldham show - it was one of the least engaging performances I…"
Aug 12, 2013
Paul Dionne commented on Dirty Roots Radio's blog post 'Someone Like T-Model Ford... (A Tribute)'
"That was really great Ryan; thank you so much for sharing - I saw T-Model a couple of times back in the 90's when he had Spam with him - Spam passed too, I believe - nothing like a T Model show - RIP"
Jul 19, 2013
Paul Dionne commented on Paul Wilner's blog post 'Magic, Madness and Myth in Monterey'
"Oh, and I know Jason's on a career record, and it's a really great one but the media storm about his recovery from drinking is way out of proportion (to me), the new one doesn't carry any better songs than he's always been up…"
Jul 12, 2013
Paul Dionne commented on Paul Wilner's blog post 'Magic, Madness and Myth in Monterey'
"Thanks Paul, very instructive, descriptive account of what Isbell is like and can do live, he is one of the best things you can get to these days and the Springsteen/Sandburg, Isbell/Dickie is spot on....."
Jul 12, 2013
Paul Dionne replied to Lucky Mud's discussion 'A Living, Not A Killing'
"John Murry "
May 7, 2013

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At 1:24pm on October 29, 2010, Look4wrd said…
Hey Paul, glad to have you as a friend here and everywhere.

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