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“I Have Enough, Thank You Though!” Bonnie Raitt Takes 10th GRAMMY

Bonnie Raitt had nine GRAMMYS before Sunday’s ceremony, and just won her tenth – and first since 1996 – taking the Best Americana Album, in a very strong category. She won against her all-male and […]

02/10/2013

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Meet Robert Plant’s Latest Collaborator, Buddy Miller

Last week, Rolling Stone reported that Robert Plant recorded a new album with his occasional collaborator, Buddy Miller. Miller is becoming a familiar name to Plant’s fans.

11/05/2012

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Is Neil Young Planning His Next Live Album?

A short news item says “The third episode of A Rust Trilogy, which began with Rust Never Sleeps in 1978, and continued with Weld in 1990, now concludes with Alchemy in 2012. Things have changed, yet they stay the same. Alchemy, like Rust and Weld, finds the boys at another stage of life’s journey. Time has taken its toll, yet the spirit seems unstoppable.”

10/15/2012

Neil Young & Crazy Horse's "Psychedelic Pill" LP cover

More Details Emerge About Neil Young’s New LP

Neil Young and his long time-band Crazy Horse are about to release their second album of the year: Psychedelic Pill will follow Americana by less than five months when it is released on October 30. Psychedelic Pill, as previously reported, will be a double album (or a 3 LP set), and there will be a video for each of the album’s songs.

09/13/2012

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Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Another New Album By Year’s End?

When Neil Young & Crazy Horse hit the road for a brief string of dates earlier this month to promote Americana, their first album in nine years, fans expected to hear songs from the new album.

08/20/2012

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On The Charts: The Beach Boys’ Highest Debut Ever, Neil Young Makes Top 5

Following what was easily the best week all year for new classic rock releases, it’s no surprise that a slew of legacy artists are making high debuts on the Billboard 200 album chart this week. […]

06/13/2012

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New Releases: The Beach Boys, Neil Young, Joe Walsh & Big Reissues

Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again. In what may be the best week all year for classic rock releases, we’ve […]

06/05/2012

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Neil Young Previews New Album In 40-Minute Silent Film

The magic number for Neil Young seems to be 40. Late last week, the Canadian rocker released a 40-minute silent film previewing his album that drops tomorrow, Americana – and it’s the third 40-minute movie […]

06/04/2012

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Neil Young & Crazy Horse Release Video For “Clementine”

Neil Young and Crazy Horse have released a music video for their new single “Clementine,” off the upcoming album Americana. The new album marks the first time Young, Billy Talbot, Frank ‘Poncho’ Sampedro and Ralph […]

05/22/2012

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Neil Young’s New Album “Americana” Gets Artistic Treatment From Shepard Fairey

Graphic artist Shepard Fairey may have become a household name through his signature “Hope” posters for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, but Fairey’s latest collaborator is a rock legend rather than a political candidate. Fairey […]

05/10/2012

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