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March 5, 2014
by Egil
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Today: Steve Earle released the album Guitar Town in 1986, 28 years ago

Guitar Town was his first shot at showing a major audience what he could do, and he hit a bull’s-eye — it’s perhaps the strongest and most confident debut album any country act released in the 1980s. ~Mark Deming (allmusic)

February 28, 2014
by Hallgeir
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Today: Steve Earle released Train a Comin in 1995

“This ain’t no part of no unplugged nothin — God, I hate MTV” ~Steve Earle (Liner notes) I got to thinking,…if I don’t make this record now, I won’t get the chance to make it. .. I’m singing the best I’ve … Continue reading

February 28, 2014
by Hallgeir
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Today: Van Morrison released the album Moondance in 1970 44 years ago

In Moondance, Morrison bursts forth in warm Technicolor. The Van Morrison that the public would come to know and recognize over the decades—Van the Man, the Belfast Cowboy, etc—essentially makes his first appearance on Moondance. ~Erik Hage   This is … Continue reading

January 17, 2014
by Egil
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Today: Steve Earle is 59 Happy Birthday

 “I don’t really think in terms of obstacles. My biggest obstacle is always myself.” ~Steve Earle  All we do as songwriters is rewrite the songs that have impressed us till we find our own voice. It’s part of learning the … Continue reading

November 13, 2013
by Hallgeir
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Steve Earle plays Bob Dylan

Steve Earle: “Was Townes Van Zandt Better Than Bob Dylan? …I’m kinda famous for something I said…I was asked for a sticker for a Townes record that came out in the 80s, I said, Townes Van Zandt is the best … Continue reading

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