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Rachel Button’s Long Way Round

Rachel Button is a singer, songwriter, fiddler and vocal coach. She was born and raised in Britain but she has also lived in Vancouver and Nashville, where this EP was recorded. Rachel started out as a folk performer, but here … Continue reading

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Primus’ video of Charlie Daniels’ ‘The Devil Went Down to Georgia’

Primus, a rock band from San Francisco, recorded this version of Charlie Daniels’ classic, which was released as a Claymation music video on their 1998 Rhinoplasty EP and its companion Videoplasty video album, and also re-released on their 2003 EP … Continue reading

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Teddy Thompson’s Upfront & Down Low

Those unfamiliar with his family history might be surprised that Teddy Thompson chose to do an album of country covers. But given the fondness of his parents — that’d be Richard and Linda Thompson — for American country standards, it’s … Continue reading

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Nolan Porterfield’s Jimmie Rodgers, The Life and Times of America’s Blue Yodeler

Most people who know anything about American popular music know something about Jimmie Rodgers. They may know he’s sometimes called “the Father of Country Music,” or “the Singing Brakeman.” That he died young of tuberculosis. That he yodeled a lot. … Continue reading

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