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Even though there was a time when the band’s 2010 jaunt was supposed to be a farewell tour, the Go-Go’s have since abandoned that notion. The group has also gone from five to four as founding member/bassist Kathy Valentine departed last year amidst a lawsuit over alleged royalties/profits owed.

Soul Great Bobby Womack Passes

Soul legend Bobby Womack died on June 27, 2014 at the age of 70. Now this might not even be a blip on the screen of the average, Lana Del Rey loving music fan content...

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June 28 Huntington Drive-By Truckers/The Hold Steady @ The Paramount 370 New York Ave. 8 p.m. $44. 631-673-7300 www.theparamountny.com Southern rock often gets derided as music being made by rednecks by the uninformed despite the brilliance of lyricists like...

By the Time I Get to Bayville

  There is a point on Jimmy Webb’s self-released Live and at Large: Jimmy Webb in the U.K. where the singer-songwriter turns to the audience and says, “If you think this is going to be a...

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June 27 Brooklyn Shovels & Rope/Valerie June @ the Prospect Park Bandshell Prospect Park W. @ Ninth St., 7 p.m. Free. 800-745-3000 Bricartsmedia.org Purveyors of rootsy, old-timey music are highly urged to go check out this double-bill. South Carolina’s Shovels...

Garland Jeffreys: Hitting His Stride Again With Truth Serum

Garland Jeffreys — Truth Serum (Luna Park) — There was a point when Garland Jeffreys was banging out a string of solid albums in the late ’70s/early’80s when he was part of the class of...
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