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Quick Spins: Robert Randolph, Chrissie Hynde and Valve Bone Woe

Robert Randolph & The Family Band Brighter Days (Mascot) www.robertrandolph.net As many musicians know, mastering the pedal steel guitar is no small feat. It is deceptively complicated, and is mastered by few. Robert Randolph is one of the few, getting the call whenever the likes of Eric Clapton need that certain something. New Jersey native […]

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Quick Spins: Neil Young, Sum 41 & Trip Wire

By Dan Pavelich Neil Young & Stray Gators Tuscaloosa (Reprise) www.neilyoung.com $18.99 “Tuscaloosa” documents Neil Young’s tour to promote his iconic 1973 record, “Harvest.” Young seems a bit subdued in this eleven-song set, proceeding as if he’s not certain that he’s even performing before the right audience. The band deftly supports Young, with “After The […]

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Quick Spins: Paul McCartney, Thom Yorke & Mike Love

By Dan Pavelich Paul McCartney CHOBA B CCCP (Capitol) www.paulmccartney.com $17.99 With Paul McCartney’s advancing age, it should come as no surprise that he’s getting his musical affairs in order, before the inevitable occurs. As such, we can expect a parade of reissues and deluxe editions of past releases, both solo and with Wings. CHOBA […]

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Quick Spins: Keb’ Mo’, Madonna and the Jonas Brothers

By Dan Pavelich Keb’ Mo’ Oklahoma (Concord) www.kebmo.com $15.99 Keb’ Mo’ may not be a household name, but he is definite confirmation that the blues didn’t die with B.B. King and Willie Dixon. Mo’ is a capable guitarist, but his greatest strength is his chameleon songwriter ability. With one foot deeply planted in the Mississippi […]

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Let’s get that Christmas cheer going

Longtime local music maven Dan Pavelich has joined us at Racine County Eye. Look for Dan’s weekly CD and LP reviews, Quick Spins, as well as news about local musicians, gigs, and recordings of interest. CeCe Winans: Something’s Happening! A Christmas Album (PSG) www.cecewinans.com This is not CeCe’s first foray into Christmas music, though I believe […]

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Quick Spins: A slaughter, a spaceman and holiday six-strings

Longtime local music maven Dan Pavelich has joined us at Racine County Eye. Look for Dan’s weekly CD and LP reviews, Quick Spins, as well as news about local musicians, gigs, and recordings of interest. Slaughter Party The After Party (SP) Local band Slaughter Party is one prolific group. Earlier this year, they released their […]