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“It Could Be the First Day…” (Richie Havens interview)

As he watched over a sea of people while on stage at the Woodstock festival in 1969 Richie Havens got a sense of which way the wind was going to blow as the days moved forward. Continue reading

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Brandi Carlile, 30 and staying young at heart — the Bear Creek interview

Some people are able to separate the art they enjoy from its creator. They don’t care if a singer has mob ties or if they are at home popping pills and shooting their television in their spare time. I am … Continue reading

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George Clinton (Funkadelic, Parliament, P.Funk All-Stars) interview

…doo-wop is probably the funkiest of all of the R&B music… Are you hungry for some “Cosmic Slop”? If you’re “Up For the Downstroke” you must be a George Clinton fan. Only to the freaky few would Clinton’s lyrics make … Continue reading

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Interview with Rickie Lee Jones

When Rickie Lee Jones first hit the scene in 1979, the blonde beatnik in the beret was touted as the next big thing–the next Joni Mitchell, the next singer-songwriter that would set the world on fire. Of course, as her … Continue reading

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Interview with folk music icon Pete Seeger

From his earliest memories of music to now, music has been a way of interacting with others for singer Pete Seeger, even though this famous minstrel says he’d rather be a hermit. “It’s the only way to be an honest … Continue reading

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Interview with Gregg Allman – Reconsidering a life with the blues

By the time Gregg Allman’s brother and band mate, Duane, died in a motorcycle accident in 1971, the Allman Brothers had already recorded three albums that became the bedrock of American classic rock: “The Allman Brothers Band,” “Idlewild South” and “At … Continue reading

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Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls on keeping her ‘Strange Fire’ burning

While both Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, who together makeup the Indigo Girls, have overlapping styles and influences woven together as closely as their trademark harmonies, it might be said that Ray is the soul singer in the duo. Even … Continue reading

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