1969: A Watershed Year For Americana Music
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1969: A Watershed Year For Americana Music

1969: A Watershed Year For Americana Music Half a century ago, in a single calendar year, an avalanche of albums were released that would go on to have a lasting and monumental impact on what would become known as alt-country and more recently Americana music. Looking back at 1969 and pursuing the list of albums … Continue reading

REISSUE NEWS: The Band’s ‘Music From The Pink’ gets a 50th anniversary reissue
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REISSUE NEWS: The Band’s ‘Music From The Pink’ gets a 50th anniversary reissue

The Band’s Music From The Big Pink is generally considered a cornerstone of what has become known as Americana music. With it’s loose, ramshackle approach to country and folk music it served as inspiration for generations of musicians that followed and continues to amaze first-time listeners to this day. To mark the album’s 50th anniversary, … Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Bob Dylan & The Band – The Basement Tapes Raw: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11
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ALBUM REVIEW: Bob Dylan & The Band – The Basement Tapes Raw: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11

In terms of rock n roll myths and legends The Basement Tapes is one of the most fascinating. A songwriter unwillingly held up as a spokesman for a generation, and seemingly close to burning out in 1966, has a motorcycle accident and retreats to the rustic surrounds of upstate New York where he holes up … Continue reading