Ken Richardson

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Ken Richardson Posted: Oct 29, 2013 0 comments
Also: Humble Pie expanded, Jethro Tull remixed in 5.1, and much more. Plus: the return of Dorothy Wiggin. (She used to be a Shagg.)

Ken Richardson Posted: Oct 15, 2013 1 comments
Also reviewed: Pearl Jam. And in revue: many more new releases, as well as classic XTC in 5.1.

Ken Richardson Posted: Oct 08, 2013 0 comments
Whatever you think of Miley Cyrus these days, she does have you thinking. In other words, she got your attention. Which, in the current era of Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, and elder shockwoman Britney Spears, is the first order of business, and I do mean “business.”

The thing is, what if she’d gotten our attention another way?

Ken Richardson Posted: Oct 01, 2013 0 comments
Also reviewed: Joan Jett, Haim, Quasi, and the Blind Boys of Alabama. Plus: the scoop on boxes from Rush and Vladimir Horowitz. And much more.

Ken Richardson Posted: Sep 24, 2013 0 comments
Also reviewed: Kings of Leon, Sting, and Icona Pop. Plus: a thematic list of all the other prominent new releases and reissues, including The Complete Waitresses and a big box of Nirvana’s In Utero.

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Ken Richardson Posted: Sep 10, 2013 Published: Sep 17, 2013 0 comments
This Week in Music, September 10, 2013: The country side of Sheryl Crow
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Ken Richardson Posted: Sep 16, 2013 1 comments
Also reviewed: Richard X. Heyman, Potty Mouth. Plus: boxes of the Band and the Grateful Dead.
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Ken Richardson Posted: Aug 13, 2013 0 comments
Also: Glen Campbell, Chastity Belt, Mickey Hart Band, Béla Fleck, Nirvana vinyl, and more.
Ken Richardson Posted: Jun 03, 2007 0 comments
Hats Off to the Buskers 1965/Columbia
Music •••½ Sound ••½
Entering the U.K. charts at No.
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Ken Richardson Posted: Jul 02, 2013 0 comments

In the days around the Fourth of July, the people who run record companies take a lot of time off. They assume you’re more interested in having picnics and watching fireworks than in buying music. Accordingly, this is a customarily light week on the album-release schedule.

Of course, you could always celebrate the holiday by cueing up some “American” albums that have already been released this year, such as Patty Griffin’s American Kid, the Putumayo label’s American Playground, and Willie Nile’s American Ride. Then there’s Wings over America. And don’t forget that bree is an All American Girl.

Yolanda Kondonassis is another American girl (born in Norman, Oklahoma), and if you’d like to hear some American music, you could (with a nod to Tom Petty) listen to her harp:

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