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Monday | A-Infos Radio Project

The Nightfly: The Nightfly #2014.17 Hour 2 - April 28-May 4, 2014, Segment 1

In hour 1, we sample an ultra-rare Frank Zappa cover of "Stranded in the Jungle," originally recorded by the Jayhawks, plus Herbie Hancock's take on a Joni Mitchell classic and a track from Miles Davis' version of Porgy & Bess.

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Related Topix: Herbie Hancock, Jazz, Black Entertainment, Folk, Miles Davis, Theater, Porgy and Bess

Monday | Cambridge Evening News

Indie folk rockers Wildflowers play The Portland Arms

Formed by front woman and chief songwriter, 22-year-old Siddy Bennet, alongside her sister Kit on accordion and hammond organ, James Ashbury on guitar, mandolin and banjo, and Kendal Sant on harmonica and acoustic guitar, the band are playing The Portland Arms.

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Related Topix: Leonard Cohen, Folk, Black Entertainment, Billie Holiday, Jazz

Sun Apr 20, 2014

National Public Radio

First Listen: Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band, 'Landmarks'

He's widely acknowledged as one of the best jazz drummers in the world. But he's also a singer-songwriter; a session man for Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell; the son of a singing preacher man from Louisiana.

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Related Topix: Folk

Fri Apr 18, 2014

NME

10 Explosive Live Versions That Trump Their Originals

One of the highlights of Coachella last weekend was Arcade Fire inviting Debbie Harry up on stage for a special rendition of 'Heart of Glass' at Coachella .

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Related Topix: 9, Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Jazz, Folk

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Beachcomber

'Put in a Parking Lot'

The key lyric of the breakthrough hit, "Big Yellow Taxi" by Joni Mitchell is "they paved paradise and put in a parking lot."

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Related Topix: Folk, La Verne, CA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

On Second Thought: Joni Mitchell - Dog Eat Dog

I mentioned last week in my look back at Joni Mitchell's Wild Things Run Fast that it was her first album for Geffen Records - and one which left a major impact on me.

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Related Topix: Folk

ContactMusic.com

Hejira, Prayer Before Birth - Album Review

When the name of a band is a reference to either a Joni Mitchell album or the Arabic word for journey, you would be forgiven for thinking Hejira are a painfully serious, dour and pretentious proposition.

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Related Topix: Folk

Fri Apr 11, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Hejira, Prayer Before Birth - Album Review

When the name of a band is a reference to either a Joni Mitchell album or the Arabic word for journey, you would be forgiven for thinking Hejira are a painfully serious, dour and pretentious proposition.

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Related Topix: Folk

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Blu-ray Review: Joni Mitchell - 'Woman of Heart and Mind' & 'Painting with Words and Music'

Woman of Heart and Mind and Painting with Words and Music celebrate Joni Mitchell , who is one of those artists who impacted the lives of her early fans in lasting ways.

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Related Topix: Love, Painting, Arts, Drama Movies, Folk, Music, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Katie Herzig plays the Troubadour and talks Walk Through Walls

Singer/songwriter Katie Herzig just released her fifth album, Walk Through Walls , and embarked on a cross-country tour of the same name.

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Related Topix: Hollywood, Pop/Rock, James Taylor, Bob Dylan, Folk

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

On Second Thought: Joni Mitchell - Wild Things Run Fast

I've always loved the six degrees of separation concept as it relates to my musical discoveries.

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Related Topix: Love, Drama Movies, Folk, Steve Lukather, Pop/Rock

Wed Apr 02, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

British Chanteuse Gabrielle Aplin Heads Stateside For Tour + EP Release

British chanteuse Gabrielle Aplin is on her way to cementing her status as a breakout artist of 2014 following the massive success of her single "The Power of Love" that launched to #1 on the U.K. and Australia iTunes Chart, achieving certified Gold status in both countries.

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Related Topix: Love, Drama Movies, Online Music, Portland, OR, Hollywood (Portland, OR), Folk

Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Miami Herald

The Flick Coffeehouse is reborn in Coral Gables for a 50th birthday blowout

The Flick Coffeehouse in Coral Gables might have served its last brew in 1974, a decade after its opening, but in its 10-year history it served up some world-famous names while they were at their freshest.

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Related Topix: Coral Gables, FL, Folk, University of Miami, Games, Poker, Michael Smith

Sat Mar 29, 2014

ContactMusic.com

Hejira, Prayer Before Birth - Album Review

When the name of a band is a reference to either a Joni Mitchell album or the Arabic word for journey, you would be forgiven for thinking Hejira are a painfully serious, dour and pretentious proposition.

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Related Topix: Folk

Fri Mar 28, 2014

I-Newswire.com

Cabaret Singer and Vocalist Mary Carrick Announces Release Date of Debut Album 'Let's Fly'

Mary Carrick, a Midwest-based cabaret singer, concert singer and actress announces the official release date of her debut album, Let's Fly.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Musical Theater, Cole Porter, Folk, Jazz

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Judy Collins Interview: New Release -'Judy Collins Live in Ireland'

Judy Collins , the award-winning singer and songwriter has been captivating audiences across the globe for over five decades.

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Related Topix: Folk, Judy Collins, Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Tom Paxton

BroadwayWorld.com

Lovestream Concert Now Online to Celebrate Release of Sherie Rene Scott's All Will Be Well Album

A special new Lovestream concert is now available online to celebrate the release of Sherie Rene Scott , All Will Be Well - The Piece of Meat Studio Sessions.

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Related Topix: Folk, Noah and the Whale

OregonLive.com

My wife's awesome record collection: Kate and Anna McGarrigle's self-titled debut

Inspired by My Husband's Stupid Record Collection , Oregonian music critic David Greenwald will be diving into unfamiliar selections from his wife's vinyl shelves all week.

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Related Topix: Oregon, The Birthday Party, Pop/Rock, Folk, Country, The Court and Spark, Music, Entertainment

The Michigan Daily Online

Carly Keyes: List the things you're grateful for

I could quote some brilliant scientists and well-cited academic research that proves why cultivating an attitude of gratitude creates benefits for your physical, emotional, and mental health, but I think it's fairly obvious that counting my blessings is a far healthier pastime than complaining about my life circumstances.

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Related Topix: Folk

Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Miami Herald

The Flick Coffeehouse, hothouse for Joni Mitchell, Jimmy Buffett,...

Music and memories mingle as an iconic 1960s folk music hotspot, The Flick Coffeehouse, is reborn for a three-day, 50th birthday festival in Coral Gables.

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Related Topix: Folk, Coral Gables, FL, Coconut Grove, FL, University of Miami

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