Tuesday November 22nd 2011, 10:51 pm
Video of the Day: Blitzen Trapper
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YouTube Preview ImageBlitzen Trapper – Love The Way You Walk Away

Blitzen Trapper performing “Love the Way You Walk Away” from their new record, American Goldwing (released in Sept 2011). Check out “Taking It Easy Too Long” from the same sesson after the jump.

Monday November 21st 2011, 1:25 pm
Ticket Giveaway: Cass McCombs at The Echo
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We are giving away two pairs of tickets to see Cass McCombs perform (with a special light installation by Jake & Mollie) on Wednesday, November 30th at the Echo. The show is 18+ with White Magic supporting. To win tix, e-mail whenyouawakela @ gmail.com (subject: Cass McCombs) and tell us why you want to go. Include your first and last name in the email. Two winners will be chosen and contacted.

YouTube Preview ImageCass McCombs- Dreams Come True Girl (feat. Karen Black)

Monday November 21st 2011, 8:58 am
Video of the Day: Nikki Lane
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YouTube Preview ImageNikki Lane – Gone, Gone, Gone

Los Angeles lady Nikki Lane with the music video to her tune “Gone, Gone, Gone” (not be confused with the Everly Brothers’ song of the same name) off of her debut record Walk of Shame (out now via IAMSOUND).

Friday November 18th 2011, 2:30 pm
News: For Folk’s Sake Releases Charity Christmas Record…And It’s Really Good!
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For-Folks-Sake-Its-Christmas-AlbumOur friends over at For Folk’s Sake have put together a brilliant charity Christmas record. I know what you are thinking. Christmas music? REALLY? But I swear, it’s actually very, very good. With tracks by Caitlin Rose, Darren Hayman (from Hefner) and Paper Aeroplanes, how could it not be? So head on over to the For Folk’s Sake Bandcamp page where you can listen to the entire record (for free) and then pre-order a physical copy (with instant digital download) for just £8. Proceeds go to the Integrated Cancer Research. Donate now!

Friday November 18th 2011, 1:55 pm
Video of the Day: Willie Nelson
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YouTube Preview ImageWillie Nelson- A Song For You

Willie Nelson performing Leon Russell’s “A Song For You” live for Austin City Limits on October 17, 1974. Check out twelve (12!) additional videos from the same set, including the classics “Good Hearted Woman” and “Whiskey River”, after the jump.

Thursday November 17th 2011, 6:05 pm
Snapshot: Keith Richards, James Brown and John Belushi
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Keith Richards, James Brown and John Belushi

Thursday November 17th 2011, 1:09 pm
Video of the Day: A.A. Bondy
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YouTube Preview ImageA.A. Bondy- I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry

A.A. Bondy performing Hank Williams’ “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” live at WNRN in Charlottesville, Virginia on November 3, 2009.

Wednesday November 16th 2011, 5:06 pm
Movie Lounge: The Rolling Stones Live at the Marquee Club
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For this edition of Movie Lounge, we have The Rolling Stones’ full 37-minute set from the Marquee Club in London on March 26, 1971. Watch the band perform “Live With Me”, “Dead Flowers”, “I Got The Blues”, “Let It Rock”, “Midnight Rambler”, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction”, “Bitch” and “Brown Sugar” below. Enjoy!

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Wednesday November 16th 2011, 8:41 am
Video of the Day: Caitlin Rose
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YouTube Preview ImageCaitlin Rose – Marie

Caitlin Rose performing a cover of Randy Newman’s song “Marie” in August 2011 for the Laura Leishman Project.

Tuesday November 15th 2011, 6:53 pm
Snapshot: Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge
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An A&M Records ad for a then-forthcoming Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge album, 1973’s Full Moon, the first of three duet albums the couple recorded together.