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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...

Hitting The Sweet Spot

If you spent time watching MTV or listening to FM radio in the early '90s, Matthew Sweet needs no introduction: His catchy power-pop song "Girlfriend," along with its innovative video, was inescapable. Two decades later,...
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