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Album Review: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, “Give the People What They Want”

When Give the People What They Want (2014) opens with dramatic timpani hits and Morse Code guitar licks, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’d accidentally queued up Motown’s Hitsville U.S.A. box. Sharon Jones & her expert backing band, the Dap-Kings, … Continue reading

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Tom’s Top 5’s: Albums of 1967

For 1965 and 1966, it was relatively easy to make my Top 5 lists, as there really weren’t that many albums (as opposed to individual songs) that I felt worthy of consideration. 1967 is where things get rough. With the … Continue reading

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