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Rick Hall and Clarence Carter

Muscle Shoals – A Little Town With A Sound All Its Own

Friday, October 18th, 2013
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So explains Tom Hendrix, descendant of the Yuchi Indians that once inhabited the area of Muscle Shoals, Alabama giving one possible explanation for why this

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Violetta

WAT’s Proust Questionnaire: Violeta Edelman –
The Sweet Story of Dolcezza’s Gelati and Sorbetti

Friday, August 16th, 2013
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Georgia-native Robb Duncan met his Argentine wife, Violeta Edelman, while sailing down the Amazon. As one romance bloomed in South America, another emerged from a

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Judith and Co.

20 Feet from Stardom – You’re Only
As Good As Your Back-up

Thursday, July 4th, 2013
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It’s a bit of a walk…that walk to the front is complicated. So says Bruce Springsteen in the opening sequence of Morgan Neville (director of

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Museum Moves: A New Direction for the Jewish Museum

Monday, March 25th, 2013
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At a recent media preview for the opening of two exhibitions, Claudia Gould the relatively nascent executive director of The Jewish Museum and her two

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Peter Quaife: Veritas, Volume One

Monday, July 18th, 2011
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After a couple of shaky albums littered with pop tunes and blues covers, The Kinks truly established themselves in the mid-60’s with songs that told

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Rental Reboot: Performance (1970)

Thursday, May 26th, 2011
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Growing up as a fan of The Rolling Stones, I had always known Mick Jagger dabbled in acting. I also knew he played a drugged-out

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Master Class: An Introduction to The Yardbirds

Sunday, May 15th, 2011
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The Yardbirds have a strange legacy in the annals of rock history. They are celebrated as the band where Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy

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Master Class: The Kinks – Lola Versus
Powerman & The Money-Go-Round

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011
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As a general rule, whenever an artist tackles the subject of fame, it is largely a narcissistic pity party – they are famous, they make

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