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About as close as trumpet player Herb Alpert ever came to the blues was signing artists like Joan Armatrading and Quincy Jones to A&M Records, but his role as a renaissance artist, record executive, painter and sculptor could fill a book on how independent artists can make it out of the bush leagues that so many blues artists seem to get stuck in.

Interview with Rory: Having her interpret these songs as a woman who knew Dylan when she was still a tweenager is a unique and fascinating journey into arguably the best songwriter of the last 60 years executed by a woman who is arguably the best acoustic guitarist of either gender. The result, ‘Positively 4th Street,’ is a one plus one equaling two to the nth power, a truly mature expression suitable for the 21st century.

Interview with Rory: Having her interpret these songs as a woman who knew Dylan when she was still a tweenager is a unique and fascinating journey into arguably the best songwriter of the last 60 years executed by a woman who is arguably the best acoustic guitarist of either gender. The result, ‘Positively 4th Street,’ is a one plus one equaling two to the nth power, a truly mature expression suitable for the 21st century.

‘The Hits Keep Coming’ is a career-defining album of adult songs with references reflecting Rick’s long strange trip into the blues. Recorded for Alligator, the blues label that’s been in business almost as long as Rick has, it features Kid Andersen on guitar and was recorded at Kid’s Greaseland Studios.