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Nearly sixty years after they first played together, Ry Cooder and Taj Mahal, longtime friends and collaborators, reunite with an…
A. J. Croce, renowned as a piano player, plays guitar on “Better Day,” the third single from his upcoming album ‘By Request.’ It was the first song he learned when he took up the instrument in his 30s.
This release isn’t for the Saturday night, boogie-woogie crowd. It’s for those of us who still enjoy a glass of sweet tea on a Sunday afternoon. If you fit that category, you’ll be doing yourself a disservice by not immediately purchasing this first-rate record.
Sonny Terry never thought about a music career. He did well in school, and liked farming. Wanted to grow up, continue his education and have his own farm. But by 18, two separate accidents left him completely blind. All that was left for him job-wise was music…