Rob Macgregor
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Rob Macgregor commented on Jim Lauderdale's blog post 'The Will to Play'
"I was sorry to read this, and my condolences to their families and friends.  Now I'm especially glad that I got to see James with Ralph Stanley at last fall's FreshGrass festival in Massachusetts.  I never had the pleasure of…"
Jul 1
Rob Macgregor commented on Gillian Turnbull's blog post 'The Problem with Mumford & Sons (or, Congrats, Banjo, You Made It)'
"A lot of the sniping reminds me of Dana Carvey's Grumpy Old Man character on SNL -" when I was a boy, we didn't have no stinking Mumford and Sons, we had Gram Parsons and the Flying Burrito Brothers, and we liked…"
Aug 26, 2013
Rob Macgregor commented on No Depression's blog post 'Listen to new music from the Mavericks, win a copy of the disc'
"Gotta go with "As Long As There's Loving Tonight"  for the swing of it....."
Mar 5, 2013
Rob Macgregor commented on Terry Roland's blog post 'Unsung Heroes of Americana Music: The Desert Rose Band'
"How about the Scottsville Squirrel Barkers?    A great early bluegrass effort, and got to be one of the best band names ever...."
Nov 16, 2012
Rob Macgregor replied to Jack's discussion 'Un or under-heralded guitarists'
"I'm working a little backwards here having read the later posts, but wholeheartedly agree with Big Al,  and later posts including David Hidalgo, David Lindley, Bill Kirchen, Richard Thompson, Mike Henderson, Ry Cooder  and many…"
May 2, 2012
Rob Macgregor commented on modernacoustic's blog post 'Teleprompters for Musicians: Cheating or Helping?'
"As a low-level musician, I prefer not to depend on charts or lyric sheets.   Most of the band uses a simple set list with the key signature of each song.  This much I need.  Doesn't stop me from having brain-locks about…"
Apr 10, 2012
Rob Macgregor replied to Dan McCarter's discussion 'Upcoming CD Releases'
"Does anyone know of another comprehensive Americana new release listing anywhere?"
Dec 5, 2011
Rob Macgregor commented on Cat Johnson's blog post 'Exene Cancels Tour due to Health Concerns'
"Best of luck to Exene in getting the MS under control to the greatest extent possible!  We understand what a struggle it is, and best to focus on what's healthiest for her!  We'll look forward to other opportunities in the…"
Apr 8, 2011
Rob Macgregor commented on Gillian Turnbull's blog post 'Lost Record of the Week: Neko Case, Furnace Room Lullaby'
"I also was "Guided by Wire"  to Neko Case's "Furnace Room Lullaby",  by way of a Starbuck's music sampler that my partner picked up.  Have acquired all of her recordings since, but FRL is still my…"
Apr 8, 2011
Rob Macgregor commented on Easy Ed's blog post 'saying goodbye to the iPod'
"This article has me thinking of buying another 160GB iPod or two, even though I'm only at about 40GB now with a large part of my vinyl and CD collections still to load.  Backups in case my existing one dies....    Like Jamie,…"
Mar 25, 2011
Rob Macgregor commented on Something Else! Reviews's blog post 'Levon Helm - Electric Dirt (2009)'
"As it happens I visited with some high school friends this weekend. We had fond memories of stuffing ourselves into one's Ford Pinto for the long drive from central CT to Watkin's Glen for the festival there in 1973. Good as the Allman…"
Nov 23, 2010
Rob Macgregor commented on Terry Roland's blog post 'RICHIE FURAY OF THE BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD AND POCO REMINDS US WHERE IT ALL BEGAN'
"Terry - I'm revisiting this on the heels of watching some of the Buffalo Springfield reunion vids a few minutes ago, incl. "On the Way Home". A Poco version of "On the Way Home" is on the Bareback At Big Sky CD which came…"
Oct 28, 2010
Rob Macgregor commented on Terry Roland's video
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Buffalo Springfield - On The Way Home - Bridge School

"Wow, one of my all time favorites - wish I had been there, or that they could be convinced to do a reunion tour..."
Oct 28, 2010
Rob Macgregor commented on robert sproul's blog post 'Hardly Strictly Sunday: Barn Burning With Dave Alvin and The Guilty Women'
"Have enjoyed Dave's music both Blasters and solo for years, but have yet to see him live. Missed a chance recently in NoHo MA. One of those "money-no time / time-no money" deals..... (guess which...) Have played 4th of July in various…"
Oct 11, 2010
Rob Macgregor commented on Joseph Schell's photo
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Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2010

"You mean David Grisman, I think......"
Oct 11, 2010
Rob Macgregor commented on Terry Roland's blog post 'RICHIE FURAY OF THE BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD AND POCO REMINDS US WHERE IT ALL BEGAN'
"A couple of years ago we went to see Poco on the basis of a rumor that Furay and Messina were back in the fold. The rumor was unfounded, but it was a great show none-the-less. I was especially pleased when they closed with "On the Way…"
Aug 25, 2010

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At 10:30am on June 2, 2009, No Depression said…
Hi Rob - Welcome to the new community site! We hope you're finding everything okay. Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback (here are some FAQs in case anything's confusing). Thanks for joining. Cheers!
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