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Holiday Playlist: Christmas with Johnny Cash

Christmas with Johnny Cash features Christmas songs recorded by the Man in Black between 1962 and 1980

 

Johnny Cash recorded many Christmas songs throughout his 50+ year career in the music business. Many of the best of them are included in this excellent Christmas compilation from Sony Legacy.

 

Although the songs on Christmas with Johnny Cash were all recorded between 1962 and 1980, the album was actually released around… Read More

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The Dirty Clergy

Alabama rockers, The Dirty Clergy are a true working rock and roll band formed in Winfield in 2010 and consist of songwriter/guitarist Brian Manasco, singer Brad White, bassist Ky Carter and drummer Cody Moorehead. The band have achieved a measure of success and notoriety as a touring act with comparisons being drawn to bands like T-Rex, Bob Dylan and Muse. The Dirty Clergy are a hardworking live band but when they’re offstage they seem to like to have a good time as you can see in the video for “Cocaine,… Read More

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Alabama Shakes Launch Major Summer Tour

Alabama Shakes Tour: Soul-drenched Southern rockers hitting the road this summer

 

By Alex Baker

 

The Alabama Shakes are hitting the road this summer on an extended tour jaunt that’s currently seeing them selling out venues across the country and overseas.

 

The Athens, Alabama-based soul-rockers have rocketed to fame in the past 12 months, riding the success of their debut album Boys and Girls and the single “Read More

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Muscle Shoals: New Film Chronicles Alabama Town that Became Musical Mecca in the ’60s and ’70s

Documentary on Alabama town that changed the face of rock and soul music premiers at Sundance Film Festival this week

 

By Alex Baker

 

At the absolute height of civil rights turmoil that took place in the United States during the 1960s, Muscle Shoals, Alabama was one of the few places in the American South where blacks and whites worked side by side, in relative peace and harmony.

 

The little Alabama town… Read More

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