Friday, June 27, 2014

Sights and sounds: Dr. John, Tyrone Wells, Graham Nash, the B-52s

Here is a quick round-up of some interesting items to get you going on a Friday morning...

Dr. John is set to issue a new tribute titled Ske-Dat-De-Dat...The Spirit of Satch. The New Orleans musical legend will pay tribute to fellow Crescent City icon Louis Armstrong with his new disc, set for release on August 19, 2014 on Concord Records. The six-time GRAMMY-winning Dr. John will be joined by Bonnie Raitt, the McCrary Sisters, Shemekia Copeland, Blind Boys of Alabama and more. 

Singer-songwriter Tyrone Wells will perform at Pala Casino for a concert benefiting the Oak Grove Center for Education and the Arts tonight, Friday, June 27. for more information.

Graham Nash has a feeling it might be time to redo 1970's epic Deja Vu. Check out this interesting story on the USA Today site.

Finally, it's hard to believe but the B-52s' stellar 1989 comeback disc Cosmic Thing turns 25 today. Check out this fun story that looks back at one of that era's best albums...

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