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>CD review: Lori McKenna, "Lorraine"

>   It’s easy to hear the appeal of Lori McKenna’s songs to country music stars and fans: the trials and tribulations, thoughts and actions of her everyday characters are those that fill countless country songs.  Yet I certainly didn’t come … Continue reading

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>Lori McKenna at Passim, Dec. 17

>   The Holiday Crush is upon us, so I’ll have to make this kind of quick. But because of the Crush it is important to take time out and enjoy the good things in life. One of those good things … Continue reading

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>News and videos

>Some of this and a little of that before the big splash of the next issue of Modern Acoustic, which should be posted early next week (HERE). A bunch of new albums from some of our favorite artists are slated … Continue reading

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>In my attempt at being a full service bloggerator, I’ve posted all my concert video clips on YouTube. Among the artists so far are Josh Ritter, Lori McKenna, Crooked Still and the Wailin’ Jennys. You can check them out by … Continue reading

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>Two for Thursday

>A couple of items I’ve just learned about… First, the Boston Music Award nominations are now in and YOU can vote for your favorites. In recent years these awards seem to have fallen on hard times, even to a point … Continue reading

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>CD Reviews: Sarah Borges, Josh Ritter, Lori McKenna, Eilen Jewell

>MAKING HER MOVE – Sarah Borges, “Diamonds in the Dark”When Sarah Borges signed with Sugar Hill Records, she joined Americana stalwarts James McMurtry and Robert Earl Keen, bluegrass legends Jerry Douglas and Peter Rowen, and young acts Nickel Creek and … Continue reading

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>Issue No. 16, July 2007

>BEYOND LABELS: New Albums, New Recording Companies, But These Four Artists Stay True To What Moves Them Labels.We’ve been thinking a lot about them lately. It’s just a fact that everyone gets labeled: He can’t hit a fastball; she’s reclusive … Continue reading

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