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Charles Boyd – Escalator to Heaven

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There is nothing delicate about a Charles Boyd album. I say that despite the fact that most of the songs on the album are rather calm and folksy sounding. This guy shoots from the hip when it comes to the subject matter and lyrics of his songs. Not your typical…

Gov’t Mule – Revolution Come…Revolution Go (2 CDs)

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It is a special talent to be able to make politically charges songs that also sound like jams. The thought involved in the lyrics coupled with the loose nature of the music makes for a great listen. Veteran Southern Rock band Gov’t Mule is certainly up to that challenge. The…

Lorde – Melodrama

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The sophomore album from New Zealand’s Lorde was worth the wait. It also goes a long way towards proving that she is around for the long haul in the music business. When such a young musician attains such success music fans collectively hold their breaths hoping that they don’t burn…

Glen Campbell – Adios

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Very sad that this will be his last album. Glen Campbell, a man who has made some great music over his lengthy career, has been struck with Alzheimers and as such can no longer sing or perform. Actually his 2011 (the year of his diagnosis) album Ghost on the Canvas…

Trey Songz – Trigga Reloaded

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Trey Songz or Tremaine Aldon Neverson as he was born keeps trying to put out the same album. Every release is another version of a typical R&B sex jam. With Trigga Reloaded he is not really fooling anyone anymore, is he? Yes, the production values are good. But it is…