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Lindsey Buckingham Goes His Own Way on eponymous new album

BY KARYN A. POKLETAR Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham is back with his eighth solo LP. The songwriter has returned, following a litany of personal challenges: open heart surgery, a divorce after 21 years of marriage and exile from the Mac mother ship with the self-titled Lindsey Buckingham. Buckingham …

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Sheryl Crow’s new album Live From The Ryman gives us More

BY KARYN A. POKLETAR After a career that’s spanned over 30 years, Sheryl Crow has evolved from an elementary school music teacher to an internationally recognized artist of rock-pop-blues and country music fame. Live From The Ryman And More circles back on the “If It Makes You Happy“ singers career …

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Mellencamp still fab on Good Samaritan Tour 2000 live album

BY KARYN A. POKLETAR John Mellencamp’s professional career began in 1976. He’s a member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall in 2008. He’s had multiple Grammy nominations and in addition to his indelible success, a slew of chart topping hits, 23 …

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The Livesays Give Us More Than We Bargained For On New Album

BY KARYN A. POKLETAR The Livesays are greatly accomplished musicians fronted by the bands namesake, singer-songwriter and guitarist William “Billy” Livesay, who toured with former E-Street Band saxophonist Clarence Clemons for over 12 years. The Livesays (Pronounced “thuh lev-va-sees”) independent release Not What I Bargained For is their fifth album, …

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Indie-rocker TORRES clearly Thirstier on her new album

BY KARYN A. POKLETAR The ten tracks on Brooklyn-based Mackenzie Scott’s Thirstier embrace the rethinking of a brooding artist’s life. Scott’s place in the world, singing style and mood have changed and healed because of what she’s found since the seriousness of her 2017 album Three Futures, which recounted the …

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