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  • Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week

     
    Here are the Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week 1. DIANA ROSS If there’s anyone on the planet who questions how good a performer Diana Ross is, how about these accolades: In 1976, Billboard magazine chose her Female Entertainer......
  • Gordon Lightfoot shows frailties of life in songs, self at Penn's Peak concert

     
    Singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot has spent a 50-year career telling the stories of life and the people in it – often about the adversities they face. Now nearly 73 and having faced obstacles himself – a heart ailment, six-week coma,...
  • Lucinda Williams on discovering Bob Dylan: 'This is what I want to do'

     
    Lucinda Williams pays tribute to Bob Dylan on the 'Chimes of Freedom' album benefiting Amnesty International. More than 80 artists have recorded Bob Dylan songs for the album being released Jan. 24....
  • Riddle me this: What’s a good online security question?

     
    This updated Thursday blog posting appeared in my Sunday print column The woman on the other end of the line was matter-of-fact. "Who is your favorite actor?" she asked. I froze. Tom Hanks came immediately to mind — versatile, accomplished,......
  • Monday, January 10, 2011

      5 a.m.    Rock The Casbah by The Clash Alright Now by Free Ain't No Body by Rufus & Chaka Khan Mama's Room by Under The Influence Of Giants Come Back And Stay by Paul Young In My House by The Mary Jane Girls What A Fool Believes by The...
  • It's A Gray Area: Join us at O.C. Heritage Museum festival

    Editor's note: Columnist Jim Gray announced last week that he is running for vice president as a Libertarian. This will be his last column until after the election. From 11 a.m. until about 7 p.m. June 2, we will have the second annual Heritage Music and...
  • Pesky J. Nixon at Anna Liffey's on Dec. 2

    Pesky J. Nixon at Anna Liffey's on Dec. 2
    Pesky J. Nixon 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2, Anna Liffey's, 17 Whitney Ave. $12. (203) 773-1776, ctfolk.com.   Why does any given band play the kind of music they play? While it's not feasible for every musician to competently respond to this question (that...
  • Christmas music is in season

    Christmas music is in season
    The bounty of new holiday albums is impressive -- little else is selling, the thinking seems to be, so let's see if Santa and Rudolph can salvage the end of the year. This year's batch is suitably diverse, many hurriedly assembled as a seasonal bonus...
  • Mary (Peter and Paul) Travers, Bitter End

     
    by Mark Silva Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called honah lee, Little jackie paper loved that rascal puff, And brought him strings and sealing wax and other fancy......
  • Album review: Tim McGraw's 'Southern Voice'

     
    Tim McGraw sharply criticized Curb Records about this time last year for issuing a third "greatest hits" collection from the country star rather than release this album, which sat on a shelf for nearly two years after it was completed.......
  • Edmund Fitzgerald: 34 years on

     
    by Mark Silva Try getting this song out of your head, today: "The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down Of the big lake they call Gitche Gumee The lake, it is said, never gives up her dead When......
  • Who's on top of the ol' folkies?

     
    Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Gordon Lightfoot... sure. But who else belongs on the list of the 50 most significant singer/songwriters in folk music in the last 50 years? Program host Rich Warren will offer his nominations and play their songs......