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Great New Tunes (& A Few Solid Covers): Bob Malone’s ‘Mojo Deluxe’

Bob Malone – ‘Mojo Deluxe’ Label: Delta Moon Records These blues truly rock. There’s a driving force on each track on Bob Malone’s new album, Mojo Deluxe, and on each cut it is different. Whether it’s an insistent bass line … read more »

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New Americana: The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band

The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band – Lester’s Loafin’ Lounge Label: Spring Fed Records Lester’s Loafin’ Lounge is a real place. In the hills of Goodlettsville, Tennessee, you can find a lounge and a former general store, where many a jam … read more »

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Love Love’s New Album

Love – ‘Love’ Love Love is a terrific introduction to the vast talents of Chris Toppin. She has that instantly trustworthy voice that seems to deliver nothing but truisms that speak directly to the soul. Along with equally talented singer … read more »

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Joey Sontz – ‘It All Begins With A Song’

Joey Sontz – ‘It All Begins With A Song’ Label: Dynasty Records Country music has always had a grand tradition of accomplished vocalists. From Gene Autry to Garth Brooks and even on through a select few today, the ability of … read more »

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New Country: Luke Bryan – ‘Kill The Lights’

Luke Bryan – ‘Kill The Lights’ Luke Bryan, the all-too-eager-to-please-everyone crooner, has been quoted as saying, “There’s edgier, country-sounding stuff on it, there’s some love songs, there’s sexy songs and then there’s the big ol’ fun dance up-tempo thing.” But … read more »

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It’s CMA Music Festival This Tuesday Night on ABC

You don’t want to miss “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” hosted by Little Big Town! Watch performances from your favorite artists including Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Maddie … read more »

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Happiness Is… Peanuts + Vince Guaraldi Trio (‘Peanuts Greatest Hits’)

With Charles Schulz’s ‘Peanuts’ specials, the San Francisco jazz club vibe of Vince Guaraldi became the sound for generations of sophisticated, little TV viewers who contemplated and aspired to answer life’s big questions. In the 1960s and 70s, Guaraldi’s music … read more »

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New Blues/Rock: Lazer Lloyd

Lazer Lloyd — ‘Lazer Lloyd’ Label: Lots of Love Records American singer/songwriter/guitarist Lazer Lloyd is one of the best-known blues musicians in Israel. He got there by promoting the blues in the Middle East, where audiences aren’t as familiar with … read more »

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New Country: Alan Jackson – ‘Angels And Alcohol’

Alan Jackson – ‘Angels And Alcohol’ Label: EMI Nashville Who’s the most straightforward, get-to-the-point country artist around? Alan Jackson, of course. His new album, Angels and Alcohol, is more proof of why the guy with perhaps the world’s most trust-worthy … read more »

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Wanna Appear In The Next Steep Canyon Rangers Video?

The Steep Canyon Rangers’ next album, titled ‘Radio,’ will be released on August 28, 2015. You cn pre-order it at iTunes by clicking here. ParcBench just received this from the Steep Canyon Rangers… From Asheville, North Carolina, Steep Canyon Rangers … read more »

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