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10 Years Later: In Memory of Warren Zevon

I first learned of Warren Zevon sometime in the early 1990s, by way of the song "Werewolves of London," which was playing on Dr. Demento, or perhaps it was just in the rotation on PYX 106 in Albany. Either way, I had those lyrics quickly…

In Memory of Doc Watson, 1923-2012

Sad news in the folk and bluegrass music world, as 7-time Grammy winner Arthel Lane 'Doc' Watson passed away due to complications from surgery at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He was an amazing…

RIP Levon Helm (1940-2012)

Levon Helm, drummer and singer for The Band and one of rock's best known personalities passed away today at age 71. Having a recent resurgence of throat cancer in recent months, Levon had rebounded from cancer and losing his voice to record…