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Acoustic Sunday with Tom Paxton, Three Women and the Truth

Acoustic Sunday with Tom Paxton, Three Women and the Truth

Folk music icon and 2009 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Tom Paxton says he doesn't mean to preach. He just tries to hold a

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Love Light Orchestra: New Release is Red, Hot and Live

Love Light Orchestra: New Release is Red, Hot and Live

The key comment in the liner notes for the Love Light Orchestra’s first collected recordings comes from producer/engineer Matt Ross-Sprang: “This music is really

<i>Europa My Mirror</i>: Quintron’s Tales From the Road

Europa My Mirror: Quintron’s Tales From the Road

Quintron, arguably the best one-name performer since Prince or Cher, is no stranger to Memphis. Due to his indefatigable touring, he's actually acquainted with

Memphis, 2017

Memphis, 2017

Talking Musik with William Eggleston.
William Eggleston, Improvised Music, Memphis Music

<i>A Tav Falco Christmas</i>: Just Like Mom's Popcorn Balls

A Tav Falco Christmas: Just Like Mom's Popcorn Balls

When I first discovered the early catalog of Charlie Rich, I cringed at the many tracks where Sam Phillips had overdubbed corny background vocals,

Seminal Box Sets From Chris Bell and the Louisiana Hayride

Seminal Box Sets From Chris Bell and the Louisiana Hayride

The Complete Chris Bell (Omnivore Recordings) The choicest cuts of this five-LP set (six if you include the interview disc) are well known, having

Stunning Releases by Memphis-Related Artists Old and New: A Record Roundup

Stunning Releases by Memphis-Related Artists Old and New: A Record Roundup

Julien Baker – Turn Out the Lights (Matador) On her second album, Baker, a regional girl done good, channels that Steinbeckian concept of the

The Royal Treatment

The Royal Treatment

“Sixty Soulful Years” celebrates the legendary studio that just keeps on making great music.
There are but a handful of recording studios in the world that have operated continuously for over half a century. Abbey Road, EMI's flagship

Alive and Crooked: New music from the Crooked Vines

Alive and Crooked: New music from the Crooked Vines

The Crooked Vines packed their trombones, saxophones, keyboards, and other gear into the Hi-Tone on a weekday night not long ago, when Memphis was still

Earl the Pearl Banks: A Legend Gets His Due

Earl the Pearl Banks: A Legend Gets His Due

At 81 years old, Earl "The Pearl" Banks is one of the most seasoned blues guitarists in the Mid-South, with experience reaching back to

Drew Erwin is Keeping It Simple

Drew Erwin is Keeping It Simple

After appearing on America’s Got Talent, the artist goes acoustic.
There was a time when Drew Erwin performed his original songs on an electric guitar, with a lead guitarist, keyboard player, bass player, and

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