Category Archives: Music

Vintage Vinyl for Sale

Chances are those over the age of 50 have owned a record collection. It’s a Gen X reality. Maybe back in college or as a 20-something, before the advent of the compact disc. Flash forward 20 years and records haven’t … Continue reading

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The Queen of Soul Takes Final Bow

Detroit’s own, the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, made her final curtain call August 16, passing away at home from pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (pNET). She was 76. Franklin set herself apart from contemporaries and across generations with her boundless singing … Continue reading

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Radiohead Makes Return Trip to Cincinnati

Radiohead brought its alt-rock mastery to U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati on July 25, as part of a North American extension added to its A Moon Shaped Pool tour that began in May of 2016. Total disclaimer here: It has … Continue reading

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Greta Van Fleet Puts Rock Back In Modern Music

A few months back I received a text from a friend of mine urging I check out the band Greta Van Fleet. I shrugged it off, thinking this was another recording by some beleaguered teen, reclusively cloistered away in his … Continue reading

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U2 Delivers Top Concert for 2017 in Kentucky

In a close competition, Irish band U2 edged out Roger Waters as the top 2017 concert in Kentucky. Both artists share distinguished histories of political commentary and used their stages as platforms to spotlight current world disorder, raising these two … Continue reading

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Southern Rebel Tom Petty Passes Away into the Great Wide Open

Several prominent musical legends passed away in 2017. Of note were Gregg Allman, Walter Becker, Chuck Berry, Glenn Campbell, Chris Cornell, and Fats Domino – but it was losing Tom Petty that hit closest to my heart. Petty, the highway … Continue reading

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Election Day in Alabama Senate Race

Today the fine folks in Alabama will step to the polls to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions, who accepted the nomination as U.S. Attorney General from president-elect Trump. The temporary appointee, Republican Luther Strange, lost a … Continue reading

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