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

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Texas Platters
Xetas
The Tower (Record Review)

Kevin Curtin, May 26, 2017

Texas Platters
Phoebe Hunt & the Gatherers
Shanti's Shadow (Record Review)

Doug Freeman, May 26, 2017

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Exit U2
Exit U2
In revisiting The Joshua Tree, the Dubliners return home

May 25, 2017

Texas Platters
Chris Jamison
Mindless Heart (Record Review)

May 26, 2017

KEYWORDS FOR THIS STORY

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

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