A Driveway Conversation Changed Things For Dwight Yoakam

You might have missed it but there was some good news recently. This summer the world welcomed Dalton Loren Yoakam, the son of Dwight Yoakam and his wife Emily Joyce. Earlier this year, the longtime couple exchanged their vows in a private ceremony in Santa Monica in front of ten people, all of whom were […]

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Music Reviews: The Rolling Stones Reheat ‘Goats Head Soup,’ Plus New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom Rockers and Joey Molland

 By Jeff Burger Goats Head Soup, which the Rolling Stones cooked up in Jamaica, Los Angeles, and London in late 1972 and the first half of 1973, topped charts in the U.S., England, and other countries. It also delivered a number-one international single, “Angie.” But critics offered lukewarm reviews for this 11th (British) album—and those […]

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Music Reviews: A Deluxe Reissue of the Grateful Dead’s ‘Workingman’s Dead’ Plus Bonnie Whitmore & Sugar Ray

By Jeff Burger The Grateful Dead’s first three albums—their eponymous 1967 debut, 1968’s Anthem of the Sun, and 1969’s Aoxomoxoa—feature psychedelia-influenced, experimental, sometimes sprawling numbers that reflect the milieu of the group’s Haight-Ashbury home base in San Francisco. On their June 1970 fourth studio album, however, they follow such artists as Bob Dylan (1968’s John […]

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