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June 8, 2018; Manchester, TN, USA; Sheryl Crow performs at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Nelles/The Tennessean via USA TODAY NETWORK

Sheryl Crow and Joe Walsh Reminisce About The Good Old Days

Video of Sheryl Crow - Still The Good Old Days ft. Joe Walsh Sheryl Crow teams up with some heavy hitters on her next album Threads . Bonnie Raitt, Mavis Staples, Eric Clapton, Sting, and Brandi Carlile on the same song! Joe Walsh lends some mean guitar to "Still The Good Old Days." I saved a...
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The Raconteurs

Hear More New Music From The Raconteurs

Welp, gotta hand it to The Raconteurs about not being too bullheaded to say "I need a little help." "Help Me Stranger" comes from Help Us Stranger album due June 21. " This Life " from Vampire Weekend is a personal fave of the year and get a load of Sheryl Crow with Bonnie Raitt AND Mavis Staples...
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Dr. John Dead At 77

A family statement released by his publicist says Dr. John, who was born Mac Rebennack, died early Thursday of a heart attack.
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Vampire Weekend

Father's Day With Vampire Weekend "Father Of The Bride" Tour

There are few new albums which have been so eagerly anticipated as Vampire Weekend Father Of The Bride . Since they first teased new songs at their Lollapalooza aftershow quite a few XRT listeners (this one included!) couldn't wait to hear the album. " This Life " started this week's show. Vampire...
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The Black Keys Issue A Rock & Roll Directive

Video of The Black Keys - Go When The Black Keys tell you to do something you best do it! "Go" is another song from the soon-to-be-released-but-not-soon-enough album called Let's Rock . Hozier's " Almost (Sweet Music) " from Wasteland, Baby! is one of my favorite new songs of 2019. In fact, this...
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New Noise At Nine

A Musical World Tour On New Noise

A few hours after I posted last week's New Noise at Nine playlist we received a new tune from Of Monsters And Men called "Alligator." Seemed only right it kick off this week's show. Several live Rolling Stones recordings feature guest artists. A personal fave is No Security - Dave Matthews sings on...
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BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24: Jeff Tweedy of Tweedy performs live for fans at the 2016 Byron Bay Bluesfest on March 24, 2016 in Byron Bay, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Jeff Tweedy Will Join 10th Season Of 'Curb Your Enthusiasm'

The 51-year-old Belleville, Illinois native has been cast in the new season of HBO’s discomforting comedy series, “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” Variety reports. Tweedy, who is known for his dry sense of humor during concerts, has appeared on television shows like “Portlandia” and “Parks and Recreation”...
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Vinyl Record

Clapton, REM Cause Friday Feature Trouble?

Some Friday Features are as fun to put together as they are difficult. This week’s Friday Feature found us sorting through more than 60 albums from Eric Clapton and REM to find the best we could fit into the day. From what I made it through, here are ( in no particular order ) my top 5 Eric Clapton...
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Last Minute Additions Made For Action Packed Show

I had this week's show all sewn up when two surprises showed up late on Thursday: the first song from Collective Soul 's upcoming album Blood called "Right As Rain" and the second song from The Black Keys called "Eagle Birds." I'm on record saying Dylan LeBlanc is one of my favorite new artists of...
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New Bruce Springsteen Album, 'Western Stars' On The Way

Update: Hear "Hello Sunshine", the first song Springsteen has released off the album below. Video of Bruce Springsteen - Hello Sunshine (Lyric Video) “This record is a return to my solo recordings featuring character driven songs and sweeping, cinematic orchestral arrangements,” Springsteen says in...
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