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Music, All Shook Down Sunday at Hardly Strictly: Gomez, Justin Townes Earle, and Bela Fleck Help Fuel the Good Vibes

Sunday at Hardly Strictly: Gomez, Justin Townes Earle, and Bela Fleck Help Fuel the Good Vibes

Gomez Justin Townes Earle Zakir Hussein, Bela Fleck, and Edgar Meyer Devil Makes Three The Swanson Family Band October 2, 2010 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Better than: Smuggling vodka into Outside Lands. "This is so much better than Outside Lands!"…
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Music, Reviewed The Blind Boys of Alabama

The Blind Boys of Alabama

Even though the Blind Boys of Alabama have been performing in one incarnation or another since the 1940s, their approach to the gospel tradition is far from purist. Of course, the group rather conventionally exalts Jesus Christ in nearly every…
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Hear This

Clarence Fountain and his gospel group the Blind Boys of Alabama must have a good chuckle when they hear people cite a band like the Rolling Stones as an example of "longevity" or "durability." After all, Mick Jagger may be…
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Good Things

On A Blackout to Remember the Starvations lace up their garage rock boxing gloves with spaghetti western minor keys and the gothic wails of Gabriel Hart, whose throat may be ritually soaked in the ghostly bile of the Gun Club's…
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