Monthly Archives: March 2007

Review: Van Morrison plays Vancouver

The Vancouver Sun got a bit of flack from some incensed concert-goers over its generally positive review of a recent Van Morrison concert. Morrison, it seems, was a bit cold to the audience. Reviewer Amy O’Brian responds to the reaction. … Continue reading

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The Definitive 200

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has annunced The Definitive 200, their list of 200 albums they claim are essential for every music lover. See who made the cut after the jump…

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Review: Simon’s 1st Into White single You Can Close Your Eyes

According to Billboard’s review “You Can Close Your Eyes” is being distributed to radio stations as Carly Simon’s first single off of Into White. Chuck Taylor, the reviewer, makes the good point that the song, while beautiful, is “a challenge … Continue reading

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DocuTunes captures Taylor & Simon

DocuTunes (official site still under construction), a division of Film-Truth Productions, is bringing a unique look at the creation of music to web surfers and music fans. Founded by filmmakers Liz Witham and Ken Wentworth, DocuTunes first appeared toward the … Continue reading

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Loggins promotes How About Now

Kenny Loggins’ newest release How About Now was released exclusively in all 1,449 Target Stores on February 27 for $9.99. has sound clips of all twelve tracks. 1. A Year’s Worth of Distance 2. A Love Song 3. I’ll … Continue reading

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VH-1 airs Raitt in BBC Crown Jewels

To salute past inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, VH-1 Classics will be airing special programing, including a “BBC Crown Jewels” marathon premiering on Thursday, March 8 at 8:00 PM/ET, that includes Bonnie Raitt.

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Young: Old Man new again

Neil Young is said to be releasing the live version of “Old Man” from the upcoming Live At Massey Hall CD as a new single. No word yet on the date of the single’s release.

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Review: Young Under Review has a pretty great review of a new DVD release Neil Young: Under Review 1966-1975. Young himself does not appear, other than in grainy footage from a ’71 BBC performance, easily accessible clips from “Rust Never Sleeps” and an … Continue reading

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Simon awarded Gershwin Prize

The United States Library of Congress is awarding its first Gershwin Prize for Popular Song to Paul Simon for his lifetime contributions to music, according to Variety. The award is named in honor of George and Ira Gershwin, and will … Continue reading

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New Dylan book announced for June

Bob Dylan: Intimate Insights From Friends And Fellow Musicians will be released by Omnibus Press in June for the suggested retail price of $22.95, according to a recent press release. The book by Kathleen Mackay presents an oral history of … Continue reading

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