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Boldly Going

Part space-rock, part melodic-groovemeisters, The Frontier Brothers are all courage.
Jimmy Fowler
The history of rock ‘n’ roll is filled with would-be messiahs. John Lennon reportedly told his fellow Beatles — after multiple hits of acid — that he was the second coming of Jesus Christ.


Dawn Tyler Watson and Paul Deslauriers

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On the stripped-down … en duo, Canadians Dawn Tyler Watson and Paul Deslauriers bring a crisp freshness to a dozen familiar songs and share two new ones.



Johnny Cash & Assorted Guests

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One of the best things about the newly released DVD The Best Of The Johnny Cash TV Show: 1969-1971 is the reminder, if we need it, that good music comes in many forms.


The Sadies

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The Sadies built their reputation on a mélange of styles referred to by various critics as (choose one or more terms) honkytonk rockabilly twang spaghetti-western surf electric bluegrass psychedelic pop garage-rock. There̵...



Newgrass, New Guard

Hearsay
Thank goodness for Fred’s Texas Café. Now that the Wreck Room is gone (R.I.P.), the ancient diner and backyard hang-out is all that remains of underground culture in the once exceedingly underground area of West 7th Street.


Corrine West

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Corrine West quit school and left her California home when she was 15 to travel with nomadic artists in a converted school bus, looking for something more. Nothing was wrong with her home life — it just wasn’t enough.



The Wreck Room: 1997-2007

ANTHONY MARIANI
A couple of years ago, I sat at a table at J&J’s Hideaway with Wreck Room owner Brian Forella and developer Philip Poole. The hot topic was the Wreck’s future.


Cross Canadian Ragweed

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Cross Canadian Ragweed has delivered great live shows for the past decade, but the band’s CDs usually don’t live up to its promise.



Jamie Richards

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With his smooth-as-milk country voice, Jamie Richards delivers 14 songs about love, lost love, whiskey, and his mom on the Fort Worth-recorded Drive, whose roots are in the successful George Strait-inspired school of music.


Miles Davis

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Miles Davis was in his mid-forties when he completed his transition from traditionalist to improvisational jazz-funk maestro, and most of his in-between work is captured on Complete On the Corner Sessions, a six-and-a-half-hour...