The Cars, “Touch And Go” « American Songwriter

Ric Ocasek’s death last week roiled the music world, in large part because he was a true original.

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Lillie Mae: Other Girls

She … is amazing. If she’s in your area, do what you have to do to see Lillie Mae live.

Lillie Mae Other Girls (Third Man) Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars It never hurts to have Jack White in your corner. That’s especially true for an artist’s sophomore release, the one that shows if their debut was a one-off fluke or a harbinger of bigger and better things to come.

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Uncle Tupelo, “Gun”

American Songwriter’s Lyric of The Week is a good one …

Jeff Tweedy is probably best known today as the leader of Wilco, the alternative rock band he’s been with for a quarter-century. And because of his Grammy-nominated work in recent years as a writer and producer with Mavis Staples, he’s more respected today than ever.

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