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Thursday, May 31st, 2007

Oscar prospects for 'Once's' songs already studied

the LA Times By Sheigh Crabtree, Special to The Times May 29, 2007 Will "Once," the recently released Irish film, turn into this summer's indie hit? It's showing early promise. Starring Glen Hansard, the lead singer of Dublin's the Frames rock band, as an Irish street singer ...

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Thursday, May 31st, 2007

Magical 'Once' Is Pitch-Perfect Rock Love Story

Wall Street Journal Thirteen Eloquent Songs And a Battered Guitar May 18, 2007 It takes all of 10 seconds for John Carney's "Once" to announce itself as something special. A handsome young street musician in Dublin raises his voice in song, then raises it higher with heart-stopping fervor. When ...

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Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

Bob Dylan Opens Window For The Frames

2007-05-30 14:24:35.243, Story by: Pamela Garavano Charmingly Irish indie rock quartet the Frames were personally invited by Bob Dylan to open for the American folk-rock legend's August tour of Australia and New Zealand. Ergo, it was an easy decision for the band, led by dedicated singer ...

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Thursday, May 31st, 2007

Mavis Staples Joins the Fight

LA Weekly Anger can be power By ERNEST HARDY A few weeks ago, while tinkering with her MacBook en route to speak at the Porter Colloquium — an arts conference for black visual artists — at Howard University in D.C., art historian Phyllis Jackson weighed in on the then-raging Don Imus ...

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Thursday, May 31st, 2007

Porter Wagoner & Marty Stuart on Sirius Satellite Radio

The Wagonmaster: Porter Wagoner & Marty Stuart Tues 6/5 8:00 pm ET One of the true icons of country music, 80 year-old Hall of Famer Porter Wagoner is celebrating his 50th anniversary on the Grand Ole Opry and the release of Wagonmaster, his new album on the ANTI record label, produced by longtime friend Marty Stuart. Recorded a stone’s throw from The Opry House in Wagoner’s home studio, this exclusive two-hour Outlaw Country special features a one-on-one conversation, and colorful recollections of Wagoner’s pioneering television show, his discovery of Dolly Parton and trademark rhinestoned Nudie suits, along with a generous selection of songs from the new album in-stores on June 5. Rebroadcast: Thurs., June 7th @ 10 am ET; Sat., June 9th @ midnight ET; Sun., June 10th @ 7 am ET.

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Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

Clif Bar Strikes Harmonious Chord with Emerging Musicians

Eager to Spread Environmental Awareness and Action Clif GreenNotes Program Partners with Rising Artists Martin Sexton, John Butler Trio and Xavier Rudd For decades, musicians and their fans have driven social awareness and change. Today, some of the world’s most popular artists are active in supporting the environment through ...

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