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Grateful Grass – Shakedown Street (live in 2014)

We’re gearing up to see Keller Williams play at Bell’s Beer Garden this weekend. It’s sure to be a good time. Williams is playing one set by himself, and another with Grateful Grass, which features Jeff Austin on mandolin and vocals. Grateful Grass does bluegrass covers of Grateful Dead songs. It’s practically a bluegrass subgenre now, […]

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Tedeschi Trucks Band – The Letter (Live in 2015)

The Tedeschi Trucks Band is getting ready to do the classic Joe Cocker record Mad Dogs and Englishmen at the Lockn’ Festival in September. While they were at Gathering Of The Vibes, they gave us a peak into what’s to come by playing “The Letter”, the first single and one of the most popular songs from […]

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Stevie Wonder – I Wish (Live on Letterman in 2015)

Stevie Wonder has announced another Songs In The Key Of Life tour for the fall. 20 dates around the country. Including one in Detroit, so we’re hoping we can see it this time around. What a treat! Stevie Wonder and band performing Songs In the Key Of Life in its entirety. Now that’s a concert! […]

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The Cars – Just What I Needed (Live on The Midnight Special in 1978)

Larry Gatlin captures The Cars popularity in his introduction of the band: Live audiences love them and critics are already comparing their work to Queen and David Bowie. From the Back Bay of Boston, here are The Cars! Here are The Cars doing “Just What I Needed” on Burt Sugarman’s The Midnight Special in 1978. We’ve posted […]

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The Fixx – One Thing Leads To Another (music video)

“One Thing Leads To Another” was the biggest single The Fixx ever had. It peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in November 1983. The video for it was huge when I was a kid. I remember some of their other videos from that time frame, too, but this is the one floats head […]

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Greensky Bluegrass – Atlantic City (Live in 2014)

One of the things I love about Greensky Bluegrass is their repertoire of covers. As a child of the 80s, they speak to me. They cover great 80s bands like the Talking Heads and Journey (that’s right – I think Journey is a great band), and they’ll dip into the 70s, too, with covers of […]

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Albert King – Born Under A Bad Sign (Live in 1981)

Chances are if you know the song “Born Under A Bad Sign”, you know the Cream version of the song. It was originally popularized by Albert King , though, and written by Stax staples William Bell and Booker T. Jones. It was released in 1967, and was one of King’s biggest hits. Here he is playing it […]


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