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  • Quick Reads: Rock/Pop Reviews
  • Quick Reads: Jazz Reviews
  • Quick Reads: Gospel/Blues/Soul Reviews
  • Quick Reads: Country Reviews
  • Over The Rhine: 20 years on, the conversation continues
  • Reliving the glory days of folk music
  • Dylan and Cohen gave rock music credibility
  • After seven decades, Mavis Staples has a career high
  • New Music from Three Country Philosophers
  • 70 is the new 20 for Tom Jones
  • How prog rock met avant garde in church
  • Mass was the first ‘Christian rock’ album
  • Elvis remains beyond compare
  • Dolly Parton: astute and uncommonly honest
  • Let’s Change The World With Music worth the long wait
  • Civil Rights-inspired music stands the test of time
  • Church had undeniable influence on rock pioneers
  • Rock ‘n’ roll can still be liberating
  • An insider’s view of the Fab Four – and much more
  • Looking back at Los Angeles’ legendary 1960s Sunset Strip
  • Woodstock legacy remains contentious
  • 1959 – a great year for Jazz
  • Angel tells tragic tale of Larry Norman
  • Hurt — and healed — by love: Korn’s Fieldy on sobriety, faith, and more
  • Folsom Prison documents turning point for Cash
  • Burritos overshadowed by Gram Parsons legend
  • Hank Williams expressed the dreams, prayers and hopes of the working people
  • Simone never forgot faith roots
  • Jazz can be fertile ground for sacred compositions
  • Gabe Dixon: second time’s the charm
  • From New Christy to ‘living Christ;’ Barry McGuire’s ongoing journey
  • Bryan MacLean: Love before, after, and beyond
  • Love Story and Forever Changes reissues give Love their due
  • The heart and soul of the Beach Boys
  • Spiritual quest under the surface in 60s San Francisco
  • Pete Malinverni – Jazz and Gospel ‘separated at birth’
  • Larry Coryell – an improvised life
  • Jazz reviews
  • Spirituality under the surface of jazz
  • ‘Big time sinner’ Billie Joe Shaver finds forgiveness
  • Gospel veteran Knight offers vigorous tribute to Gary Davis
  • Arthur Alexander’s triumphant final chapter
  • Ex-Korn member on being saved – from himself
  • Michelle Shocked ‘went for the singing, and stayed for the song’
  • Mark Volman: from the Turtles to Professor Flo – a work in progress
  • Poster boy for sin now rebels by following Christ
  • The spiritual Zevon beneath the cynicism
  • The tragedy – and triumph – of Judee Sill
  • The Beatles according to Turner
  • Beatles books: covering everything from gospel to gear
  • Country rock pioneer Richie Furay’s many claims to fame
  • U2’s vision on display in new releases
  • Byrds of a feather: McGuinn and Hillman
  • Over the Rhine happily ‘against the grain’
  • Rocker Jonny Lang still ‘pressing forward’
  • Rolling Stone ‘Keef’ shows his spiritual side
  • Danielson founder on ‘Christian music’ and the real mainstream
  • Bono and the ‘God Factor’
  • Eisley and ‘the atmosphere of God’
  • Crowell’s Outsider takes no prisoners
  • More on Country music, including Carter and Cash families
  • Sam Cooke’s musical legacy overshadows his flaws and tragic death
  • Catholic musicians speak out
  • At 66, hit-maker Dion gets the blues in the Bronx
  • Electronica wiz Hunter content in mainstream niche
  • Harvey Kubernik – Rock ‘n’ Roll as religion
  • Miller’s Prayer connects unexpected dots
  • John Davis back in the saddle again
  • Himmelman should be a household name
  • Resurrected, re-imagined Smile a triumph for Brian Wilson
  • Beach Boys bandleader ‘channeling ideas from God’
  • Christians – warts and all
  • Blind Boys as vital as ever
  • Bono on karma, grace, love and nutcases
  • Ben Folds Review
  • Robeson, Anderson and Staples: musical giants
  • Hello, gospel roots
  • U2 and Tom Waits still producing vital music
  • Tom Waits: the great contrarian continues to challenge
  • An essential Gary Davis release
  • James Vincent: highs and lows of a remarkable ‘space traveler’
  • Newman’s witty, atheist take on Faust
  • ‘The Man in Black’ has gone home to his Maker
  • Sam Cooke’s gospel essential listening
  • Country Has Forgotten Its Roots
  • Brian Wilson, the Beach Boys’ musical genius
  • Beach Boys & Shaggs: two kinds of legends
  • Bluegrass more popular than ever
  • Creative blasts from the past
  • U2: biblical imagery and spiritual provocation
  • Buddy and Julie Miller keep great musical company
  • Johnny Cash Review
  • Bluesman Gary Davis influenced an entire generation
  • Dion Review
  • Great artists mixed pop, gospel
  • Burns’ Jazz an impressive — and flawed — undertaking
  • Cultural respect a long time coming for jazz
  • Randy Travis’ gospel continues country traditions
  • Johnny Cash is the genuine article
  • Nashville machine fails rising Canadian star
  • Grand Funk’s captain knew Middle America — and the Lord
  • Wandering across the traditional music landscape
  • Tip of the Freberg
  • Grand Funk still a force after 30 years
  • Jazz music — going by the book
  • Jazz — from adventure to elevator
  • Folk archives includes gospel treasures
  • Country music and Christian faith inextricably linked
  • Folk Reviews
  • Praising God with Sacred Steel
  • Dion—from doo-wop to his gospel years
  • Hank Williams Review
  • Sam Cooke’s Life in Review
  • Johnny Cash Review
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