George Harrison

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    August 29, 2014

    The Simpsons' 30 Best Musical Cameos: 15 - 1

    Yesterday we got the ball rolling on our picks for the best musical cameos from The Simpsons' first 25 years on the air, in honor of the show's ongoing marathon of 552 episodes on FXX. We went through the first half of our list of 30 episodes, meaning it's time for us to finish what we started. So, ... More >>

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    June 16, 2014

    James Taylor Played the Classics and Told Dad Jokes At Verizon Theatre

    I was not alive when James Taylor and his self-reflective brand of folk music were most popular. For my entire life, Taylor has been touring the country playing songs that are as familiar to my grandparents as they are to me. My own first experience with James Taylor was finding an old copy of Sweet ... More >>

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    January 2, 2014

    Fifteen Blues Artists to Watch in 2014

    Every generation has an underground music scene that only an elite group of fans and the NSA know of. In the '60s, psychedelic music, for example, exploded onto the hippies' counterculture scene with music by The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix and Pink Floyd. (And let's not forget the Velvet Undergroun ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013

    Ten Must-See Concerts in DFW This Week: May 2-8

    Ringing in your first week of May is a week of music that's as diverse as it gets. We've got everything from Rodriguez, the legendary musician and subject of the Oscar-winning documentary Searching for Sugarman, to the Dwarves, a group of disgusting punk badboys. Get a taste for them by watching cli ... More >>

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    March 5, 2013

    Paul Slavens will Not Sing About Saggy Balls for One Dollar. Five Dollars, On the Other Hand...

    J. Paul Slavens has a combination of charisma and sarcasm that is enough to leave any audience in stitches. Slavens made a name for himself in the '80s as a member of the popular North Texas band, Ten Hands, and has since had a career as a composer, radio show host, and award winning musician. Now S ... More >>

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    January 14, 2013

    B.B. King Gave the House of Blues His Picks, His Bracelets and a Holy Blues Masterpiece: Review

    "Electrifying," "Magnetic," "Memorable" are just some of the words that people used to describe an evening with B.B. King at the House of Blues in Dallas. His sophisticated style of soul-wrenching guitar playing inspired tears of joy and calls of "Amen," "Preach it, brother" and "Oh Lord, I'm coming ... More >>

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    October 31, 2012

    Tomahawk's Duane Denison: "Maybe We Can Make High-Tech Inuit Music"

    As a full-time member of Tomahawk -- with vocalist Mike Patton, drummer John Stanier of Battles and bassist Trevor Dunn of Patton's other band, Mr. Bungle -- guitarist Duane Denison has seen the tides turn over his 15-year career, but says the only thing that's really changed about rock and roll is ... More >>

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    March 21, 2012

    Life's a Parade of Beards for David Mayfield

    For those fortunate enough to have witnessed a Cadillac Sky performance before the genre-blurring bluegrass outfit's January 2011 break-up, many things were apparent after the show. The group's expert craftsmanship would likely be the main memory, but not too far behind would be the energetic showma ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    Songs For Your Casey Anthony Trial Hangover

    ​OK, so it wasn't the trial of the century or anything. But with planking beginning to become passe, all the good sports either in their off-season or lockout, and no high-profile Robert Blake/Phil Spector/OJ Simpson murder cases going on, the Casey Anthony murder trial thing provided plenty to c ... More >>

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    June 23, 2011

    Sue Sue, Sue-dio: The Ten Most Interesting Lawsuits In Music History

    ​The finger-pointing game has begun in the wake of this year's Electric Daisy Carnival.  Although any legal repercussions in regards to the festival that took place this weekend have yet to be determined, we're keeping our eye on the whole thing -- mostly because, let's face it, music and leg ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011

    Idol Rich: Two Locals Aim for Top 40

    ​Last night, this season's remaining 50 Idol contestants left the City of Angels for the City of Sin and began working on Beatles classics in pairs and trios. Vocal coaches were essentially flogging them with barbed critiques during rehearsal and in what I assume was meant to be a cute montage, an ... More >>

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    November 23, 2010

    Clearing Out The Mailroom: Tuesday, November 23, 2010.

    ​We've got quite a backlog of CDs we've never gotten around to, so we're going to try to chip away at the pile with this regular feature. The plan: to take a few at a time and play each CD for as long as I can stand it. Aaron Neville (New Orleans, LA) I Know I've Been Changed (EMI Gospel) Kic ... More >>

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    October 29, 2010

    For Your Weekend Listening Pleasure: George Harrison Brings Friends to Fort Worth in '74

    ​Legend has it George Harrison's '74 tour, kicked off shortly before the release of Dark Horse late that year, was a fiasco best forgotten -- in large part because the former Beatle, whose wife Pattie had just left him for Eric Clapton, had gone on the road following the same bout of laryngitis th ... More >>

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    September 9, 2010

    Leon Russell

    Thursday, September 9, at the Granada Theater

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    July 19, 2010

    Guess Where I'm Eating: Find Peace, Peas and Delicious Tea at This East Dallas buffet

    ​If you think vegetables deserve to die and be consumed without mercy and are also a particular fan of George Harrison, no doubt you recognized the source of the offerings on this plate.​A pair of stony felines invite diners -- and others with less gastronomical intentions -- to step off the sha ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    Bonus MP3: Rachel Bazooka -- "My Mirror"

    It was way back in 2007 when the above video of Taylor Young, he of THe BAcksliders and The O's, made its way to Youtube, posted as the visual accompaniment to the song "Chrissie Hynde" from Bucks Burnett's long-in-the-making Rachel Bazooka outfit. Turns out the project, which, at its core, is jus ... More >>

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    October 15, 2009
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    October 8, 2009

    The Shaky Hands

    Let It Die (Kill Rock Stars)

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    March 25, 2009

    Holy Hump Day, Batman! More Gig Alerts!

    The masked men in Hollywood Undead hit the HOB with some friends tonight.Must (still) be SXSW backwash pleasantly infecting our area, as there's quite a bevy of shows on tap for this evening around the region...

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    October 16, 2008
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    October 2, 2008

    Grody To The Max

    Meet a pop art legend

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    August 28, 2008

    Remembering Jerry Wexler

    A friend recalls the legendary record man

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    May 15, 2008

    Murry Hammond

    I Don't Know Where I'm Going but I'm on My Way (Hummingbird Records)

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    January 31, 2008

    Q&A: Blues and Rock Guitarist Rocky Athas

    Rocky Athas with the Lightning Strikes.Rocky Athas has been playing the blues for almost 40 years. The Oak Cliff native grew up with another legendary string bender, Stevie Ray Vaughn. Athas’ band, Lightning Strikes, was an area blues/rock mainstay and Athas recently re-cut their debut for a Europ ... More >>

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    January 3, 2008

    Boxed Out

    Do we really need to hear every last studio detail?

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    December 6, 2007
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    November 29, 2007

    Os Mutantes

    Barbican Theatre, London 2006 (Luaka Bop)

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    February 22, 2007

    Khaki Blues

    Clapton plays in white at the AAC

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    July 20, 2006

    Golden Smog

    Another Fine Day (Lost Highway)

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    July 13, 2006

    Camera Obscura

    Let's Get Out of This Country (Merge)

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    May 13, 2004

    Twist at the End

    Sometimes the worst movies have the best soundtracks

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    April 15, 2004


    Those about to rock should attend the Dallas Guitar Show

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    December 25, 2003

    Los Lonely Boys

    December 27

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    October 30, 2003

    Mr. Misery

    Elliott Smith officially becomes his generation's Nick Drake

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    September 11, 2003

    David Bowie

    Reality (ISO/Columbia)

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    August 21, 2003

    Panjabi MC

    Beware (Sequence)

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    May 29, 2003
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    May 1, 2003

    Talkin' Trash

    Earth Day needs schooling

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    January 2, 2003

    Scavenger Hunt

    The best was hard to find, harder still to ignore

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    December 20, 2001

    Sweetness and Light

    Plus: Blame the Parents

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    December 13, 2001

    Jools Holland

    Small World Big Band (Warner Music UK)

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    July 5, 2001

    Pernice Brothers

    The World Won't End (Ashmont)

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    October 19, 2000

    Baby, Get Back

    "Autobiography" and bootleg box prove that when it comes to the Beatles, you can never just let it be

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    December 31, 1998

    The Crit and Shap Poll

    You've had the best; now, the year's most overrated records

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    September 18, 1997

    Stars of India

    Two generations master an ancient art

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    August 14, 1997
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    March 6, 1997
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    February 6, 1997

    Shake your mantra maker

    Kula Shaker: Brit-pop with an Indian twist

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    January 18, 1996

    More a legend than a band

    Sloppy and perfect, Golden Smog is the best of all worlds

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    November 30, 1995

    Let it be? Never

    The Beatles' Anthology is the first chapter you've never heard

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