Thursday, January 22, 2015
Another "bombs away" show; nobody gets on stage unless they play for at least 10 minutes...
the OTHER ONES – China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider (8/3/02 Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI)
WIDESPREAD PANIC – Arleen (10/31/14 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO) livewidespreadpanic.com
CARAVAN – For Richard (2002 Live at the Fairfield Halls, 1974, 9/1/74 Croydon, London, England)
UMPHREY’S McGEE – Puppet String (10/31/14 House of Blues, Boston, MA) livedownloads.com
MY MORNING JACKET (1/27/14 One Big Holiday, Hard Rock Hotel, Riviera Maya, MX) livedownloads.com
LEFTOVER SALMON – Hank [includes “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way,” “Walk on the Wild Side,” and “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”] (11/30/13 Boulder Theater, Boulder, CO) livedownloads.com
PhilRAD – Playin’ in the Band (12/31/14 Capitol Theater, Port Chester, NY) livedownloads.com
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Monday, January 19, 2015
Thursday, January 15, 2015
PHISH – Weekapaug Groove (1/2/15 AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, FL) livephish.com
TALKING HEADS – Life During Wartime (11/4/80 Capitol Theater, Passaic, NJ) from Wolfgang’s MusicVault
the MOTET – 123 (2014 the Motet)
G.LOVE & SPECIAL SAUCE – Saturday Night (2014 Sugar)
the GET RIGHT BAND – the Carpenter’s Daughter (2014 Bass Treble Angel Devil)
T BIRD & the BREAKS – Living with Love (2015 Harmonizm)
CRACKER – El Cerrito (2014 Berkeley to Bakersfield)
HOWLIN’ BROTHERS – Night and Day (2014 Trouble)
JEFF AUSTIN – What the Night Brings (2014 the Simple Truth)
JORMA KAUKONEN – Bar Room Crystal Ball (2015 Ain’t In No Hurry)
BAKED GOODS – Sailing Free (2015 One of Those Things)
TOMMY TALTON – Mr. Love (2014 Until After Then)
WILCO – Blasting Fonda (2014 Alpha Mike Foxtrot [LP box set])
HARD WORKING AMERICANS – Mountain Song (2014 the First Waltz [CD/DVD combo], c. Dec 2013, Boulder Theater, Boulder, CO)
WIDESPREAD PANIC – Happy > Happy > Happy (12/31/14 Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC) livewidespreadpanic.com
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Thursday, January 8, 2015
Jamuary birthday jams aplenty this time, firing things up with the Immortal Jimmy Page, who turns 70 tomorrow!
LED ZEPPELIN – In My Time of Dying (2012 Celebration Day, 12/10/07 O2 Arena, London)
LED ZEPPELIN – I Can’t Quit You Baby (2014 Led Zeppelin I [remaster], 10/10/69 the Olympia, Paris, France)
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND – [Don’t Fear] the Reaper (9/3/11 Gorge Amphitheatre, George, WA)
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND – Runnin’ Down a Dream (6/7/13 Comcast Theatre, Hartford, CT)
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND – Drunken Soldier (12/21/12 Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY)
the WAR on DRUGS – Under the Pressure (2014 Lost in the Dream)
RAILROAD EARTH – Hangtown Ball (2014 Last of the Outlaws)
ISRAEL NASH – Rexanimarum (2014 Rain Plans)
BRUCE KATZ BAND – Homecoming (2014 Homecoming)
KARL DENSON’S TINY UNIVERSE – Odysseus (2014 New Ammo)
SLIGHTLY STOOPID – Couldn’t Get High / Untitled (2006 Winter Tour ’05-’06, 11/26/05 San Diego, CA)
FLUX CAPACITOR – Happy’s Vaporizer (2013 Cycle 9)
DAVID BOWIE – Ashes to Ashes (2009 a Reality Tour, ca. 2003 the Point Depot, Dublin)
the DOORS – When the Music’s Over (1970 Absolutely Live, 1/17/70 Felt Forum, New York, NY [2nd show])
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Tuesday, January 6, 2015
-TOAST’S FAVORITE ALBUMS of 2014-
GARY CLARK, JR. – Live
This is not the best album in Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers catalog. It’s probably not even in their top five. Yet, they play so well together, even a fair-to-middling effort like this makes my list of the year’s best. Sorry everyone else, you’re just not as cohesive.
HIGH POINTS: Red River; Forgotten Man; Shadow People
I’ve had my ears on this group for a while, and they seem to have hit their stride with this latest release. Like many a great live band (and they are pretty great), their “sound” is hard to nail down, being a real cocktail of styles, so I’m gonna go with the labels “rootsy” and “jubilant.”
HIGH POINTS: Smoke Under the Water; Kerosene; Star Spangled Blues
Bravo! I wasn’t sure if one of the world’s greatest live bands had another solid studio album in them, but they managed to pull it off this time. No small feat, capturing that lightning in a bottle – just ask the Grateful Dead. This album at least hints at the grandeur of the live experience, especially in the case of “Bridgeless.”
HIGH POINTS: Bridgeless; Loose Ends; Similar Skin
Truly, this music has charms to soothe the savage breast. I feel like I’m the deadly cobra and he’s the snake-charmer. Imagine a more etheric Crosby, Stills & Nash, sprinkle in a more psychedelic version of The Band, and toss with a liberal dose of Jim James. Their acoustic arrangements sound great too, which testifies to the strength of the original compositions. Hear an acoustic set here: http://www.santafe.com/podcasts/listen/israel-nash-live-in-studio-ii
HIGH POINTS: Rexanimarum; Rain Plans; Who in Time
This band may never have gelled this well, at least on record. Purists will argue there’s no replacing Mark Vann, but Andy Thorn is getting it done, and now they’ve added Little Feat’s Bill Payne on keyboards. Word is they’re blowing doors these days with the live shows as well. It’s sad when a band loses an original member, and easy to dismiss them as no longer valid, but Salmon has totally leveled up on their awesomeness with “High Country.”
HIGH POINTS: Two Highways; High Country; Get Up and Go
I can see where it might be hard for a band to stand out in a city like New Orleans, chock-a-block with amazing bands as it is, but with this band’s (apparently) third album, “Sweet Nasty,” maybe standing out isn’t so hard as long as you’re absolutely incredible. This is my first foray into their funky jungle, but I’m already looking forward to more. They’re playing some fine venues and festivals around the country, so I think we should all catch them while we can.
HIGH POINTS: Check the Pulse; Sweet Nasty; Lippy
Now this is an album! Hard to believe it’s been almost 10 years since their last studio release but, for the faithful, it was worth it. Many of the songs were thoroughly road-tested over the last few years, so there was likely little guesswork laying them down for the record. Oddly enough, a Michael Kang song entitled “Betray the Dark” also appeared on their last album. For an object lesson in how songs can evolve over time, listen to both, then understand that every gem on this album has gone through the process of perfection over years of performance.
HIGH POINTS: Colorado Bluebird Sky; Colliding; Rosie; Song in My Head
Drop the needle (or the laser, or whatever you kids use nowadays) on this masterpiece and prepare to understand why us old bastards are so haterous about new music in general. Aside from being a trippy, double-take worthy time machine, Sturgill has boldly decided that country music can also have a spiritual, cosmic angle. He’s probably not raking in the bucks yet, and maybe he doesn’t care about that anyway, which makes these grooves sound all the better to my ears. About music, Sturgill says (from The Fader): “It was never anything that was encouraged or anything that I thought I could do for a living. Everybody back home plays music; it’s what you do when you’re done with your real job.”
HIGH POINTS: Life of Sin; Living the Dream; It Ain’t All Flowers; Turtles All the Way Down
Even better than their last one (2012’s What Happened to the La Las), and it was fantastic. This band is so refreshingly unashamed to be a jamband I want to give them a sloppy, collective kiss. Two of these tracks clock in at unseemly studio times, presumably to represent the ends of imaginary “Sets 1 and 2,” and are two of the high points on this record. I know it can be hard for a band to pull it back in the studio and resist the urge to show off how many weird time signatures and diminished chords you can expertly use, but moe. has just settled in and decided to be the band that they are: a killer one.
HIGH POINTS: Silver Sun; Same Old Story; Billy Goat; Do or Die; Little Miss Cup Half Empty
Do yourself a favor: listen to this one on a decent sound system. You’re doing yourself and the band a disservice if you don’t. “Seeds” grabbed me from track one and wouldn’t let go, and I mean: I literally felt earjacked. These guys are in complete control of their craft, which seems to be making every track an all-out head trip. And, in this age of the disappearing artifact, I also appreciate their crazy op-art album cover (yes, the back cover works too). As usual, they seem disinterested in formulating “radio songs,” and focus instead on the art of recording and releasing a bona fide audio experience. It will tickle parts of your brain you didn’t know existed.
HIGH POINTS: Careful You; Quartz; Ride; Lazerray; Test Pilot; Right Now
-TOAST’S FAVORITE SINGLES of 2014-
10) TEMPLES – Shelter Song
No shortage of neo-psychedelia this year, but this was one of the catchiest.
09) JACK WHITE – Lazaretto
The mad scientist of rock’n’roll returns with another concrete slab of kookiness.
08) NIKKI LANE – Right Time
She could single-handedly spearhead a “bad girl” revival in country music with this one.
07) 7HORSE – Flying High (With No I.D.)
This duo’s follow-up to the criminally obscure “Let the 7Horse Run” has a few high points, but none higher than this.
06) BLACK KEYS – Gotta Get Away
Dan Auerbach proves his 70s sound-sculpting mettle yet again with this Cheap Trick-esque rocker. I must now re-examine my opinion of arena rock.
05) CHET FAKER – Gold
Like the best Moby or Beck records, this takes rare grooves of the past and weaves them brilliantly with more modern sounds. As for the video, well, I admit to a long-standing weakness for rollergirls.
04) GALACTIC featuring JJ GREY – Higher and Higher
A devastatingly funky one-off collaboration between two of my all-time faves. JJ’s throaty vocals sound great on top of Galactic’s ten-ton-truck of a sound. These grooves will crush anything that stands in their way.
03) BOY and BEAR – Southern Sun
Twenty years from now, when they’re advertising a “Sounds of the 2010’s” compilation on TV or whatever eyeball implants we’ll be using to consume our media, this is likely to be on the playlist. Maybe they’ll call it “Trail Mix Rock.”
02) HOZIER – Take Me to Church
This musical meme managed to crawl under a lot of skin this year, and if the Saturday Night Live appearance is any indication, this combo is ready to take the world by storm. Calling it “soulful” seems trite, but it is deeply emotional and hits all the right notes.
01) ST. VINCENT – Digital Witness
This year’s most perfectly-constructed 3-minutes-and-change. I hear a little Talking Heads influence, which fills me with nostalgic delight. By turns bombastic and quirky-quiet; robotic and humanistic, this defector from Polyphonic Spree has taken the concept of nerdy chorale rock to the next level.Curious to hear these singles? The SantaFe.com version of this list has a video playlist embedded.
-LIKED THESE – MORE, PLEASE-
ALLAH-LAS – As Lenny Kravitz is to the 70s, so Allah-Las are to the 60s.
BROTHER’S KEEPER – No-frills rock’n’roll is a rarity these days. Enjoy “Days Go By.”
ROBERT ELLIS – Country doesn’t come more dangerous; like being on the verge of a bad trip.
the FAR WEST – If The Band had been from California, they might’ve sounded just like this.
HOWLIN’ BROTHERS – Sparse and unapologetically rowdy.
KI: THEORY – Not many DJs catch my ear. Got hooked on “Kitty Hawk.”
ST. PAUL & the BROKEN BONES – Reviving the Muscle Shoals sound was a great idea. Grab a partner and get close.
SHOVELS & ROPE – No idea how just two people can make this much noise. Let “Evil” envelop you.
TRIGGER HIPPY – This supergroup is, in fact, super. Hardest-hitting is “Tennessee Mud”
TURQUAZ – Now that’s funky!
-BEST LOCAL ALBUM-
DJ / musician / producer Paul Feathericci has been a mainstay on the Santa Fe scene for a number of years. I was first introduced to his talents as one-third of the electronic trio D Numbers. On this album—just one of several noteworthy releases on the Mesa label in 2014—Feathericci fastidiously layers each soundscape. The end result is not unlike looking at snowflakes through a microscope. As the name of the album implies, it’s easy to get lost in here.
GARY CLARK, JR. – Live
I reckon he has done staked his claim! Easy to dismiss as mere retreaded traditionalism, but his guitar and his songs pack a wallop. Don’t listen to this double-album if you hate great live recordings!
-BEST “UNOFFICIAL” LIVE ALBUM-
WIDESPREAD PANIC – 10/31/14 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO
This was not only the best Widespread Panic show I’ve ever seen, it might be the best live show I’ve ever seen, period. They brought their A-game and threw down hard, with several “first-time-played”s and sizzling renditions of some old favorites.
-BEST BANDS I SAW LIVE IN 2014-
SHARON JONES and the DAP-KINGS
the RECORD COMPANY
CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD
ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA
-BEST ARCHIVAL RELEASES-
CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG – CSNY 1974 (box set)
You will believe a folk-rock band can play stadiums! My musical loyalty still lies mostly with the Neil Young part of the equation.
From a Halloween show recorded in Boston, 2008. Bear in mind, this is not a re-creation of any one Pink Floyd album, but rather their catalog.
GRATEFUL DEAD – Wake Up to Find Out
Part of the Spring 1990 series, this show, from 3/29/90 at Nassau Coliseum, is the first time Branford Marsalis played with the Dead.
This is a great early-70s Kinks recording. Apparently a great many rockers tried their hand at cowboy music back then.
LED ZEPPELIN – Live at the Olympia
There are so few good recordings of Led Zeppelin live that any releases are cause for celebration. This show was broadcast on French radio in 1969.
Well, that’s all until next year! Stay toasty and keep jamming (^_^)
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Thursday, January 1, 2015
GRATEFUL DEAD – Sugar Magnolia > Scarlet Begonias > Fire on the Mountain (2003 the Closing of Winterland, 12/31/78 Winterland Arena, San Francisco, CA)
PHISH – Hello My Baby > Mike’s Song (2005 New Year’s Eve 1995 – Live at Madison Square Garden, 12/31/95 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY)
UMPHREY’S McGEE – All in Time (12/31/05 Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL) livedownloads.com
moe. – Rebubula (12/31/07 Radio City Music Hall, New York, NY) livedownloads.com
WIDESPREAD PANIC – North > Blackout Blues [with G. LOVE on harmonica] (12/31/10 Pepsi Center, Denver, CO) livedownloads.com
STRING CHEESE INCIDENT – Song in My Head (12/31/12 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO) livedownloads.com
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Thursday, December 25, 2014
Gather 'round the fire, everybody, and light up the toastiest grooves of 2014...
WIDESPREAD PANIC – Dirty Business (10/31/14 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO) livedownloads.com
TV on the RADIO – Quartz (2014 Seeds)
ST. VINCENT – Digital Witness (2014 St. Vincent)
HOZIER – Take Me to Church (2014 Hozier)
STURGILL SIMPSON – Living the Dream (2014 Metamodern Sounds in Country Music)
ALLAH-LAS – Had It All (2014 Worship the Sun)
BOY and BEAR – Southern Sun (2014 Harlequin Dream)
BIG DADDY LOVE – Kerosene (2014 This Time Around)
LEFTOVER SALMON – Two Highways (2014 High Country)
SHOVELS & ROPE – Evil (2014 Swimmin’ Time)
NIKKI LANE – Right Time (2014 All or Nothin’)
GARY CLARK, JR. – Third Stone from the Sun / If You Love Me Like You Say (2014 Live)
EARPHUNK – Lippy (2014 Sweet Nasty)
UMPHREY’S McGEE – Loose Ends (2014 Similar Skin)
GOV’T MULE – Fearless (2014 Dark Side of the Mule, 10/31/08 Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA)
LED ZEPPELIN – Dazed and Confused (2014 Led Zeppelin I [remaster], 10/10/69 the Olympia, Paris, France)
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Thursday, December 18, 2014
A hefty preview of the Howlin’ Holiday Jam at the KiMo in Albuquerque on December 27th gets this week’s Toast-n-Jam session rolling…
CHRIS DRACUP, HILLARY SMITH and JAMES WHITON – Back to the River (live in KBAC’s Studio II)
CHRIS DRACUP, HILLARY SMITH and JAMES WHITON – Inner City Blues (live in KBAC’s Studio II)
CHRIS DRACUP, HILLARY SMITH and JAMES WHITON – I Wish You Would (live in KBAC’s Studio II)
CHRIS DRACUP, HILLARY SMITH and JAMES WHITON – Just Another Day (live in KBAC’s Studio II)
ROLLING STONES – Can’t You Hear Me Knockin’ (1971 Sticky Fingers)
ROLLING STONES – Miss You (2013 Sweet Summer Sun – Hyde Park Live)
ED PALERMO BIG BAND & ROB PAPAROZZI – Lovin’ Cup (2014 Electric Butter)
UMPHREY’S McGEE – Walk This Sweet Funk Emotion (10/31/14 House of Blues, Boston, MA) livedownloads.com
TRIGGER HIPPY – Tennessee Mud (2014 Trigger Hippy)
LED ZEPPELIN – Heartbreaker (2014 Led Zeppelin I [remaster], 10/10/69 the Olympia, Paris, France)
CROSBY, STILLS, NASH & YOUNG – Almost Cut My Hair (2014 CSNY 1974 [box set])
LEFTOVER SALMON – Bluegrass Pines (2014 High Country)
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Thursday, December 11, 2014
WIDESPREAD PANIC – North > Earache My Eye (10/31/14 1stBank Center, Broomfield, CO)
DINOSAUR JR. – Watch the Corners (2012 I Bet on Sky)
TV on the RADIO – Careful You (2014 Seeds)
BONOBO – Cirrus (2014 the North Borders Tour – Live)
BARR BROTHERS – Static Orphans > Love Ain’t Enough (2014 Sleeping Operator)
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – State Trooper (2014 the Album Collection Vol. 1 1973-1984)
ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – Instrumental (1/12/70 UC Riverside, Riverside, CA)
DICKEY BETTS & VASSAR CLEMENTS – Roll in My Sweet Baby’s Arms (11/3/74 Ultrasonic Studios, Hempstead, NY)
ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – Midnight Blues (7/14/92 Paolo Soleri Amphitheater, Santa Fe, NM)
ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – Southbound (6/11/92 Radio & Records Convention, Los Angeles, CA)
PHIL LESH & FRIENDS w/ DICKEY BETTS – Mountain Jam > Goin’ Down the Road Feelin’ Bad > Bid You Jam (12/1/01 Beacon Theater, New York, NY)
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Dickey Betts' 71st birthday is tomorrow - thanks to guest toast John Barraco for sharing selections from his archives tonight. Check out this picture of Dickey and Warren back in the day:
Thursday, December 4, 2014
PIGMENT – For Glory (2008 Pigment)
Interview> Ryan Welsh / For One of Our Own Festival (recorded 12/2/14 KBAC-FM, Santa Fe, NM)
BROOMDUST CARAVAN – Precious Time (2012 digital single)
ERIC CLAPTON w/CHRISTINE LAKELAND and DEREK TRUCKS – Crying Eyes (2014 the Breeze – an Appreciation of J.J. Cale)
TOMMY TALTON – Until After Then (2014 Until After Then)
PHIL LESH w/ RYAN ADAMS and the CARDINALS – Wharf Rat (4/26/05 the Theatre at Madison Square Garden, New York, NY)
TAUK – Collateral (2014 Collisions)
the MOTET – Like We Own It (2014 the Motet)
KELLER WILLIAMS – Kidney in a Cooler (2000 Loop, 3/29/00 St. John’s Pub, Portland, OR)
LEO KOTTKE – William Powell (1995 Live, 4/95 Fox Theater, Boulder, CO)
INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS – Colorado (2014 Let It Go)
KYLE HOLLINGSWORTH – All Around (2014 Speed of Life)
EUFÓRQUESTRA – Road Funk (2014 Fire)
BONOBO – Flashlight (2014 Flashlight EP)
TR3 – Mystery Calling (2014 Like Some Kind of Alien Invasion)
LEE GALLAGHER and the HALLELUJAH – Sugartown (2014 Lee Gallagher and the Hallelujah)
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Thursday, November 27, 2014
All-Grateful Thanksgiving special session!
GRATEFUL DEAD – So Many Roads > the Music Never Stopped (12/17/92 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena, Oakland, CA)
GRATEFUL DEAD w/ MICK TAYLOR – West L.A. Fadeaway (9/24/88 Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY)
GRATEFUL DEAD – When I Paint My Masterpiece (9/24/88 Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY)
GRATEFUL GRASS – Samson and Delilah (2014 Grateful Grass Dos, 12/7/13 the Fillmore, San Francisco, CA) livedownloads.com
GRATEFUL GRASS – Althea (2014 Grateful Grass Dos, 12/7/13 the Fillmore, San Francisco, CA)
GRATEFUL DEAD – Scarlet Begonias > Fire on the Mountain > Man Smart, Woman Smarter (9/20/82 Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY)
BILL KREUTZMANN’s LOCKNSTEP ALLSTARS – Slipknot! > Franklin’s Tower (9/5/14 Lockn’ Festival, Arrington, VA) livedownloads.com
GRATEFUL DEAD – Help on the Way > Slipknot! > Franklin’s Tower (1991 One from the Vault, 8/13/75 Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA)
GRATFEUL DEAD w/ DUANE ALLMAN – Sugar Magnolia (2013 Skydog [box set], 4/26/71 Fillmore East, New York City, NY)
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Thursday, November 20, 2014
GOV’T MULE w/ JACKIE GREENE – Helpless (10/31/14 Taft Theatre, Cincinnati, OH) livedownloads.com
GOV’T MULE w/ JACKIE GREENE – Angie (2014 Stoned Side of the Mule Vol. 1, 10/31/09 Tower Theatre, Philadelphia, PA)
GOV’T MULE w/ RON HOLLOWAY – Comfortably Numb (10/31/08 Orpheum Theatre, Boston, MA)
PINK FLOYD – [the Endless River, side 1] Things Left Unsaid > It’s What We Do > Ebb and Flow (2014 the Endless River)
TV on the RADIO – Ride (2014 Seeds)
the WAR on DRUGS – Red Eyes (2014 Lost in the Dream)
DakhaBrakha – Vesna (2014 Na Mezhi)
CRACKER – You Got Yourself into This (2014 Berkeley to Bakersfield)
LEFTOVER SALMON / CRACKER – Low (2003 O Cracker, Where Art Thou?)
JELLY BREAD – Funk Ain’t Got No Dress Code (2012 No Dress Code)
VINEGAR JOE – Never Met a Dog (1972 Vinegar Joe)
the COMPACT – It’s a Wash (2914 1@AX [one at a time])
the KINKS – 20th Century Man (1971 Muswell Hillbillies)
ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – Little Martha (1972 Eat a Peach)
ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – I’m Gonna Move to the Outskirts of Town (1989 Dreams [box set], 4/11/70 Ludlow Garage, Cincinnati, OH)
ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND – Don’t Want You No More > It’s Not My Cross to Bear (1969 the Allman Brothers Band)
R.I.P. Howard Duane Allman (November 20, 1946 – October 29, 1971)
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Thursday, November 13, 2014
GRATEFUL DEAD – Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door (2014 Wake Up to Find Out, 3/29/90 Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY)
Interview> Dennis McNally (recorded 11/7/14 at KBAC-FM, Santa Fe, NM)
DR. JOHN w/ TERENCE BLANCHARD and the BLIND BOYS of ALABAMA – Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (2014 Ske-Dat-de-Dat – the Spirit of Satch)
POKEY LaFARGE – the Devil Ain’t Lazy (2013 Pokey LaFarge)
OLY MOUNTAIN BOYS – White Horse II (2014 White Horse)
WILD RABBIT – Running Up the Coast (2014 the Wild North)
BOB DYLAN and the BAND – Ol’Roison the Beau (2014 the Bootleg Series Vol. 11 – the Basement Tapes Complete, c. 1967)
FRUITION and GRANT FARM – Meet Me on the Mountain (2014 Meeting on the Mountain EP)
DANGERMUFFIN – Ancient Golden Star (2014 Songs for the Universe) homegrownmusic.net
BIG SOMETHING – Capt. D (2014 Truth Serum) homegrownmusic.net
ARJUN w/ JOHN MEDESKI – Core (2014 Core)
TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND – Idle Wind (2013 Made Up Mind)
NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE – Down by the River (2006 Live at the Fillmore East – March 6 & 7, 1970)
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