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Wow, That’s a Good Song: April Smith and the Great Picture Show, “Terrible Things”
By Sarah on November 30, 2010
I’ve featured April Smith on here before, and I continue to be in love with her music. This track from her most recent album, Songs for a Sinking Ship, is no exception.
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This Week in Great Music: 11/29 – 12/5
By Sarah on November 29, 2010
Welcome back to your regularly scheduled blogging! If you’re around this weekend, check out the three-day Chicago Bluegrass and Blues festival, with shows at the Double Door, the Congress Theatre, and Lincoln Hall.
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Wow, That’s A Good Song: Arlo Guthrie, “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree”
By Mel on November 23, 2010
I’m sure I’m not the only kid who ever spent every November irritated by the fact that Christmas music is way better than Thanksgiving music. I know all of three songs about Thanksgiving. There’s “Over the River and Through the Woods”, which was never one of my favorites. The other song I know is only […]
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This Week in Great Music: 11/22 â€“ 11/28
By Sarah on November 22, 2010
All because it’s Thanksgiving doesn’t mean that the music stops.
I’ll be at the Frames show on Tuesday, along with probably most of the Chicago people I know on Twitter. Irish rock tweet-up!
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Wow, That’s a Good Song: Pink, “Raise Your Glass”
By Sarah on November 21, 2010
Pink may have come along onto the music scene at the same time as other teen pop idols like Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, but the difference is in Pink’s message. She was telling people that it’s okay to be different long before Lady Gaga had her legions of little monsters.
Wow, That’s a Good Song: Hollerado, “Americanarama”
By Sarah on November 19, 2010
As a former Pittsburgh-area resident (because we all know anything 30-45 minutes outside of the city is still Pittsburgh-ish), I don’t know that I’m contractually allowed to show any love to a song that references Philadelphia. This song and video, shot all in one take, may make up for the city reference, however.