Jimmy Cliff

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    July 12, 2012

    Why Operation Ivy Will Always Be Better Than Rancid

    See also: Throwback Thursday: Green Day's Dookie Ronald Reagan's wars, both on drugs and against the "evil empire," made the '80s a prime time to be a punk band. The scene was ripe in California, notably in the Bay Area, as 924 Gilman Street opened and crossover genres exploded in popularity. At ... More >>

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    April 14, 2012

    Best of Coachella Weekend One: Friday, April 13

    Day one of The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival brought something more unusual than ironic outfits or that poor guy who couldn't get his flip flops on for the life of him: this year there was rain. The festival held in the Southern California desert is known for scorching, someti ... More >>

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    March 16, 2012

    SXSW: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Rock ACL Live

    Editor's note: We're happy to bring you a special guest post by Houston Press/Rocks Off blogger Craig Hlavaty, who's hanging tough at SXSW. Bruce Springsteen's Thursday started with a keynote speech in one of the big ballrooms at the Austin Convention Center, and ended with a mythic three-hour set ... More >>

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    March 12, 2012

    Alert: SXSW Coverage Ahead

    "What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area." -- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>

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    January 9, 2012

    Is This It? Eight Songs to Listen to While Waiting for Coachella's 2012 Lineup Announcement

    Coachella's full lineup should be announced sometime this week. Last Friday, the festival tweeted a picture that read "Next Week" with the hashtag #Coachella2012. There's already been some speculation with fake fliers and what not, but the official lineup will be announced any day now. LA Times pred ... More >>

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    January 8, 2012

    NOFX at The Marquee Theatre, 1/7/12

    NOFX Marquee Theatre Saturday, January 7, 2012 See the full NOFX slideshow here. Fat Mike painted a grim picture of Arizona a couple weeks ago. He was convinced that nobody goes to shows in Phoenix anymore because it's on its way to be coming the next Detroit. Sure, we've got our issues, but NOF ... More >>

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    December 3, 2011

    Iron & Wine at Crescent Ballroom, 12/2/11

    Jason P. Woodbury​Iron & Wine Crescent Ballroom 12/2/11 How much saxophone is too much saxophone? You might want to ask the young lady who passed out during the extended dub-into-free jazz-psychedelic blues skronk of "Wolves (Song of the Shepherd's Dog)," the fifth song played by Iron & Wine ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011
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    November 14, 2010

    The Aggrolites at Sail Inn Last Night

    ​The AggrolitesNovember 12, 2010 Sail Inn Despite the chilly autumn air outside, the Aggrolites warmed up the Sail Inn with the sounds of summer last night. It was one of those shows where everyone checked their worries at the curb, knowing the Aggrolites' feel-good vibe would make caring a ... More >>

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    March 15, 2010

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is Tonight

    Iggy & The Stooges will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight, amongst others.​The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is hosting its induction ceremony tonight.Too bad you can only watch it if you get the Fuse channel, or if you happen to be at the Waldorf Astoria in New Y ... More >>

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    February 9, 2010

    Bonnaroo 2010 Lineup Announced: Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon, Weezer, Stevie Wonder and More

    ​Tennessee's Bonnaroo music festival has announced a full line-up for this June. No real surprises here: Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon, Stevie Wonder, Jay-Z, Weezer, and the Flaming Lips are the top of the pile.The Dead Weather, Phoenix, John Fogerty, Jimmy Cliff, Tenacious D, Zac Brown Band, ... More >>

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    December 18, 2008
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    December 28, 2006

    The Walkmen

    Pussy Cats
    (Record Collection)

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    March 2, 2006

    Soweto Gospel Choir

    Faith, hope, and harmony

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    February 2, 2006


    Chosen peeps

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    November 25, 2004
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    July 22, 2004
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    October 2, 2003

    Cedric IM Brooks

    Cedric IM Brooks & The Light of Saba (Honest Jon's/Astralwerks)

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    September 4, 2003

    Jimmy Cliff

    Reaching beyond the Jamaican borders

  • Culture

    December 6, 2001

    Hunger Strike

    Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?

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    April 27, 2000

    Harmony Grit

    Seasoned musician Walt Richardson shares his tasty licks with the neighborhood.

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    July 1, 1999

    Night & Day

    July 1 - 7, 1999

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    October 22, 1998

    Soul Music

    Wailing Souls take their vintage reggae skank into the realm of psychedelia

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    July 16, 1998
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    December 8, 1994