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McDermott’s 2 Hours vs Levellers, World Turned Upside Down; Disorder

Fuckin’ A! I thought that I’d never hear the equal of The Band of Hope, a Leftist protest band; I noted on their sole album to date, Rhythm & Red, that ‘these are great songs full of piss and vinegar … Continue reading

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Fairport Convention’s Fairport unConventional

I have chosen a somewhat unconventional way to review this collection, partly because of the title but mainly because there is just so much stuff in this box that it demands consideration. Geez! It cost almost $30 to mail it … Continue reading

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Boiled in Lead’s The Well Below EP

I’ve heard Boiled in Lead in person but one time, and that was twenty years ago when they played in a field one late summer. Lovely they were, and their live sound carries over very well to being recorded. Describing … Continue reading

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Sharon Isbin’s Journey to the New World

I am in the habit, when preparing to write about music, of putting a CD on the changer or carting it with me to work and letting it be part of my context for a day or two before I … Continue reading

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