Box of Rain

Halloween Soundtracks

Better early than late, I guess, is what ***** said. He said his majick is guaranteed to repel the nasty little sub-human mummers who will knock with booger-covered fingers, except in the highly desirable gated communities where the little buggers will be repelled by simple fixed bayonets, just for the…

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Norman Blake Collection

Wiki Norman Blake – Whiskey Before Breakfast (1976)(16-44)(Rounder) Whiskey Before Breakfast is Norman Blake’s seventh album. Blake’s best album, and one of the finest bluegrass albums of the ’70s. “Church St. Blues” and “Slow Train Through Georgia” are great originals that demonstrate Blake’s natural ease with a sung ballad, while…

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J.D. Crowe Collection

J.D. Crowe and the New South (ST)(1975)(vinyl)(1644) Original US Pressing “After the album Bluegrass Evolution, Ricky Skaggs replaced Larry Rice and Jerry Douglas joined the group for this eponymously titled album. It’s influence is told by the fact that it’s more commonly known by its Rounder Records catalogue number (“Rounder…

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Tony Joe White Collection

Gotta redeem myself after posting some soft rock, even if it was Stills. May I suggest you start with …Continued and block out some time if it grabs you________________________________________ This white cat, surely with some Creole blood in him, can’t be stereotyped for his music. He writes of the hard…

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The Blasters Collection

The Blasters – The Blasters (1980)(vinyl)(24-96) The Blasters are a rock and roll band formed in 1979 in Downey, California, by brothers Phil Alvin (vocals and guitar) and Dave Alvin (guitar), with bass guitarist John Bazz and drummer Bill Bateman. Their self-described “American Music” is a blend of rockabilly, early…

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