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Trial Attorney in Athens, GA
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Album Review - Sturgill Simpson
Sturgill Simpson Metamodern Sounds in Country Music High Top Mountain Records (2014) Old School authenticity is the Holy Grail of the musical traditionalist. The closer he comes to evoking the masters of the past in a modern context, the better. He is Music...
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Best Songs You've Never Heard, Part III - Villa Nellcote
Max chilling at the Villa, Summer of '71 If Rock and Roll is a state of being , then what happened at Villa Nellcote, Nice, France, in the summer of 1971 is the genre's eternal zenith. You've heard the story. Stones fail to pay super high British taxes on t...
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Best Stones Songs You've Never Heard, Part II
Anita Pallenberg By 1968, Mick Jagger was a global superstar, which naturally led him to acting. For his cinematic debut, only the oddball British psychedelic crime noir of  Performance  could have worked. And what better leading lady than Keith Richards's ...
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Best Stones Songs You've Never Heard, Part I
Brian Jones, circa 1964 On the night of July 3, 1969, the Rolling Stones sat in Olympic Studios in London, working out a new track with freshly minted guitarist Mick Taylor. At about 2:00 a.m., the word reached them that founding member and original guitari...
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Sunshine Daydream
The heat rises, and with it, the spirits of a hemisphere. Shade becomes a precious commodity as the air thickens; umbrellas open. The strips of sand on the outer boundaries of the continents bustle. Morning comes with a fast-rising temper, foretelling a day...
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Cobain - 20 Years Later
Twenty years ago this month, Generation X+ lost its avatar.  Kurt Donald Cobain was a Supernova in a malcontent's body, a self-described " negative creep ."  He was a musical genius, not in the technical vein of a John Coltrane or the lyrical mastery of a B...
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Album Review - Vampire Weekend
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires of the City XL Recordings (2013) Artistically significant charm is a tough musical bogey. On their third LP, Modern Vampires of the City,  New York based indie sensations Vampire Weekend deliver deceptively dense, diverse, ye...
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SOTW - March 1, 2014 - "Try Not to Look So Pretty"
Dwight Yoakam is the Genuine Article; a Music Lover's musician. Yoakam is a lineal descendant of the badass masters of the Bakersfield style (stylistically if not geographically). Unlike so many in his genre, he writes his own songs. It's hard to imagine hi...
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Not Fade Away (The Day the Music Died?)
Clear Lake, Iowa; February 2, 1959 just before 1:00 a.m. The wind howls at 30+ mph on a biting winter night as a light snow begins to fall on the deep frozen plains. The weather is deteriorating faster than the forecasters called for. The clouds are closing...
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SOTW - January 31, 2014 - "Tan Lines"
It's been so damn cold all week. Let's turn our minds to someplace warmer ... the Beach. Yes. While enjoying the Beach, people bathe in the sun. Skin exposed to the sun turns brown, or red. Skin covered by clothes stays some shade of white, depending on the...
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