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How My Childhood Love of Elvis Taught Me to Question Authority and Cherish the Blues

Elvis Fest in Carrboro celebrates what would have been the singer's eighty-second birthday this weekend.

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The Death of Boundary-Pushing Composer Pauline Oliveros Leaves Us a Big Lesson: Listen Deeply

In her decades of work, Oliveros explored new ground and taught us new ways to absorb the world around us.

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On Parallel Paths, Mandolin Orange and Hiss Golden Messenger Find Their Shared Ground at Last

With two new records and sold-out hometown shows, the bands have more in common than ever.

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Raleigh Television Network's Live Music Show Premieres This Week. Can It Be More Than Lip Service to the Arts?

Raleigh's new live music TV show premieres this week. Here's hoping it has an impact.

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Titus Andronicus, Craig Finn, And the End of the World as You Enjoy It

I knew two of indie rock's biggest windbags were coming to town. I didn't realize they were bringing a cultural revolution, too.

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Their Own Prisons: 25 Marketing Ideas for Scott Stapp and Aaron Lewis, 2016

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by M. R. Wilcoxen on How My Childhood Love of Elvis Taught Me to Question Authority and Cherish the Blues (Music Essay)

FYI, the version of Hound Dog that Elvis recorded had different lyrics. They had been changed by Freddie Bell (and …

by Susan Lucky Jackson on How My Childhood Love of Elvis Taught Me to Question Authority and Cherish the Blues (Music Essay)

@David: the people who are prime age for absorbing pop music (i.e., much younger than me, and I assume, you …

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I personally don't get why people like musicians like Justin, Taylor, or any of these manufactured pop artists. Their music …

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Is it lip service to the arts? I hate to say it, but from what I've seen, it is.

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The word "appropriation" in this article is used in a negative sense, leading one to think that singers such as …

by M. R. Wilcoxen on How My Childhood Love of Elvis Taught Me to Question Authority and Cherish the Blues (Music Essay)

FYI, the version of Hound Dog that Elvis recorded had different lyrics. They had been changed by Freddie Bell (and …

by Susan Lucky Jackson on How My Childhood Love of Elvis Taught Me to Question Authority and Cherish the Blues (Music Essay)

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