Posts Tagged ‘ Grammy ’

Bachman’s ‘Heavy Blues’: Grammy Possibility

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April 17, 2015
Bachman’s ‘Heavy Blues’: Grammy Possibility

First the good news — a solid recording by a totally unappreciated guitar player, who is not on Rolling Stone’s top list. The last song is a blues ballad called “We Need to Talk”, boring at times, does not fit in and fizzles out the album, being the bad news. That said, this album...
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Emmylou Harris/Rodney Crowell’s ‘Old Yellow Moon’ has a Grammy Winning Feel

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March 13, 2013
Emmylou Harris/Rodney Crowell’s ‘Old Yellow Moon’ has a Grammy Winning Feel

This screams Grammy Winner past just being a nominee. I like it a lot being a huge Rodney fan. That being said, this is what Grammy voters swoon over. That would be veteran collaborations such as this. I would say this is 4 and 1/2 star listening. “Black Caffeine” has the romance and caffeine...
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Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Wrecking Ball’: Review – Five Stars

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March 4, 2012
Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball

The new single “We Take Care of Our Own” off of Bruce Springsteen’s new album Wrecking Ball is a great Grammy performance. My favorite on this is “Shackled and Drawn”, which not only has a interesting Celtic feel, but a party hangover atmosphere to it. It would be impossible for most to accomplish this,...
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54th Annual Grammy Award Winners

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February 13, 2012
Adele Wins Grammys

By Kenneth E. Oquist Tony Bennett won for Pop Vocal Traditional and Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse for Pop Vocal Duo/Group also won. This is not a huge surprise. Allison Krause won for Bluegrass and Steve Martin did not. Weird Al Yankovic lost to “Hilarious” by Louis C.K..I guess he wasn’t funny enoughfor Best Comedy Album. Wilco...
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Pop Icon Whitney Houston Dead at 48

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February 11, 2012
Whitney Houston - Dead

By Demian Russian Pop icon Whitney Houston died today, February, 11th, 2012, in Los Angeles at the age of 48. Her publicist Kristen Foster confirmed the singers death moments ago. Houston was expected to perform this evening at the annual pre-Grammy party held at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California by her...
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Lou Reed and Metallica – ‘Lulu’: A Review

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November 3, 2011
Lou Reed and Metallica - Lulu

By Kenneth E. Oquist The new release from Lou Reed and Metallica ‘Lulu’ is one of the most intriguing collaborations of the year. I think this could be a possible Grammy Awards winner. Ten songs have to be put on two discs. ”Brandenberg Gate” is a song that starts out acoustic then kicks into high gear.”The View”...
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The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards to Air on CBS February 13th, 2011 at 8:00 PM ET

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January 24, 2011
The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards to Air on CBS February 13th, 2011 at 8:00 PM ET

To be perfoming at the 53rd annual Grammy Awards are The BBC favorite Justin Bieber (yeah right), Bruno Mars, B.o.B., and all five Album Of The Year nominees Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, Eminen, Katy Perry and Arcade Fire. I’m pulling for the dark horse Arcade Fire on this one. More performances are Usher with...
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