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Tag: Bob Dylan

Country Crooner Butch Hancock in Concert Sept. 27th

| September 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Country Crooner Butch Hancock in Concert Sept. 27th

  With a long string of recorded songs and albums, Butch Hancock has been called one of the finest songwriters of our time and is acknowledged by his peers and critics as one of the premiere singer-songwriters Texas has ever produced. Some argue he’s one of the best in the world. His tunes evoke visions […]

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Brian Lopez Debuts New CD “Ultra” at Bar Pink on Dec. 6

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
Brian Lopez Debuts New CD “Ultra” at Bar Pink on Dec. 6

When one sees and hears singer/songwriter Brian Lopez on his first full length CD, “Ultra,” it’s understandable that a comparison to the young Bob Dylan occurs. From his mane of shaggy hair, reminiscent of the iconic silhouetted photo of Dylan from his “Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits” album to his voice, Lopez seems to channel Dylan, […]

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Bob Dylan releases 35th Studio Album “Tempest” To Rave Reviews

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Bob Dylan releases 35th Studio Album “Tempest” To Rave Reviews

Bob Dylan was once quoted as saying, “A songwriter doesn’t care about what’s truthful. What he cares about is what should’ve happened, what could’ve happened. That’s its own kind of truth. It’s like people who read Shakespeare plays, but they never see a Shakespeare play. I think they just use his name.” Rolling Stone’s Mikal […]

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Country Outlaw Billy Joe Shaver at AMSDConcerts October 9

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Country Outlaw Billy Joe Shaver at AMSDConcerts October 9

AMSDConcerts is bringing a solo country act to the stage at the old church at 4650 Mansfield in Normal Heights that will be well worth the pittance you’ll pay to see. October 9 brings Texas Country music singer and songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, whose mid-1970’s album “Old Five and Dimers Like Me” remains a classic […]

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Phil Ochs “There But For Fortune” Documentary Honors 60’s Icon

| September 10, 2011 | 0 Comments
Phil Ochs “There But For Fortune” Documentary Honors 60’s Icon

by Richard Cone In the halcyon days of the early 1960’s folk music explosion that was centered in Greenwich Village in New York City, Phil Ochs, a baby faced, handsome folk singer with a battered acoustic guitar took to the stage and sang songs of protest with themes ripped directly from the political headlines of […]

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