Summertime Peruse

A respite of rock & roll reading

Had enough? Of spring music festivals, I mean. From South by Southwest to this weekend's continuing Chaos in Tejas downshift, every act wielding a tuba, banjo, bong, or upside down crucifix has trampled our parched patch of burgeoning paradise. Time to chill out, broheme – sistren. Pull up a swimming hole, backyard, or sofa and crack a book. We did, and already the fall stack rises to meet this bookshelf. As spring festivals, tours, and releases recede, do like Bob Seger says: Turn the page.

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More Rock & Roll Summer Reading
Twisting by the Pool
Twisting by the Pool
Music on the printed page as opposed to a festival stage

Raoul Hernandez, June 21, 2013

More Music Reviews
Texas Platters
Hickoids
The Out of Towners (Record Review)

Greg Beets, Dec. 2, 2016

Pretty Paper: A Christmas Tale
Pretty Paper: A Christmas Tale

Tim Stegall, Dec. 2, 2016

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Dec. 2, 2016

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Rock & Roll Summer Reading, Allman Brothers, Ricky Skaggs, Merle Haggard, Allan Sherman, Alex Chilton, Mick Farren

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