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Timeless Gospel Messages Delivered in New Ways

MICHELLE DAVID is a gospel dynamo, and she's outdone herself, again, with THE GOSPEL SESSIONS VOL. 2. Bob Marovich weighs in one on of 2017's finest new CD releases.
by David McGee
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‘So Keith Richards Says to Me…’

On the advice of KEITH RICHARDS, KEVIN FITZGERALD transformed himself from Stones bouncer to superstar veterinarian. And standup comic. True that.
by David McGee
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In Trim: Bruce Brown’s Endless Epic

Writing for the defunct Longboard magazine in 2005, PAUL HOLMES captured the entire epic saga of the making of BRUCE BROWN's THE ENDLESS SUMMER, the greatest surfing film of them all.
by David McGee
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Bob Marovich’s Gospel Picks

Reviews of powerful new gospel albums from ROYCE LOVETT, NATASHA OWENS, NICHOLE NORDEMAN, DERRICK 'DOC' PEARSON, DEVIN WILLIAMS, ADAM EVERETT, WORLD CHURCH UNITES. BOB MAROVICH appraises the lot.
by David McGee
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The Meaning of Folk-Rock

'The Meaning of Folk-Rock,' an excerpt from CHRISTOPHER HILL's essential 'INTO THE MYSTIC: THE VISIONARY and ECSTATIC ROOTS OF 1960S ROCK AND ROLL'
by David McGee
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Marilyn & Alan Bergman: A Marriage of Two Minds

An exclusive excerpt from MICHAEL SIGMAN's second volume of HITS HISTORY OF THE MUSIC BIZ interviews, this one featuring the great songwriting team of MARILYN & ALAN BERGMAN
by David McGee
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Over There: When Americana Doesn’t Mean American

A Deep Roots Exclusive from John E. Simpson: an investigation into what makes Americana Americana when the artists performing it aren't American.
by David McGee
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Video Moment for the Ages

From January 21, 1965, LESLEY GORE with a knockout performance of the Jeff Barry-Ellie Greenwich tune 'The Look of Love' and Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Hello Young Lovers.'
by David McGee
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Expressing the Power and Beauty of Difference

A powerful commentary on migration, refugees and human rights, the multicultural RAFIKI JAZZ's third album, HAR DAM SAHARA, speaks eloquently to our time.
by David McGee
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Make That ‘Loving Tribute’

Honoring important people in his life and career, ace jazz guitarist LARRY NEWCOMB adds BUCKY PIZZARELLI to his Quartet and delivers on LIVING TRIBUTE
by David McGee
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Christian Robinson: A Child’s Eye-View of Birthdays

A pre-publication look at WHERE'S MY BIRTHDAY, by poet JULIE FOGLIANO with illustrations by CHRISTIAN ROBINSON. This picture bookcelebrates the thrill children get when anticipating a birthday and all that comes with it.
by David McGee
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Love in The Medici Court

From fragments of the earliest known operas as performed at the Medici court in Florence, Italy, RAPHAEL PICHON has assembled a fresh, passionate whole--a celebration of love--in the two-CD set, STRAVAGANZA D'AMORE.
by David McGee
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