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Another Rock Star Legend Falls

Another Rock Star Legend Falls

It is no secret that the rock world has been shaken by numerous high profile deaths in 2016. Numerous musical celebrations have been held to recognize the contributions made by David Bowie, Glen Frey and Prince. Now last week comes word of another passing that many...
My Bob Dylan Interview

My Bob Dylan Interview

By now you are well aware that the Nobel Prize for literature was awarded to Bob Dylan. I didn’t have a unique chance to interview him for this article but still found a way for him to respond to my questions. Here is my fantasy interview of Bob Dylan who responds in...
Norah Jones Returns Home

Norah Jones Returns Home

In 2002, she practically invented her own musical genre. Then she, well, experimented and we had some very inconsistent records. But I am now pleased to report that the women who made it big with “Come Away With Me,” has come back to us and returned to her roots and...
A Forgotten Rock Opera

A Forgotten Rock Opera

This Friday on the KZYR-Zephyr, they are featuring A Day At The Rock Opera as part of the best month on the radio known locally as Rocktober. In researching some records to consider for the special day, we were reminded of one of the more obscure yet remarkable rock...
Dawes/Horses: New Records Fall Short

Dawes/Horses: New Records Fall Short

I must admit I am a tad bit saddened. A few years ago two bands emerged with a vibrant updated sound that was deeply rooted in the cool Laurel Canyon of the late 1970’s.  They had thoughtful lyrics and modern sensibilities, which made them seem like two bands on the...
Vail Music Faire Delights

Vail Music Faire Delights

I had never attended a Vail Music Faire, but trust me I am unlikely to miss another one. This year’s celebration of local artists was a splendid day of music and positive vibes that overcame some rather unpleasant August weather. Those brave souls who endured were...