Playlist: Five From Hot Tuna

Hot Tuna started as a side project by members of Jefferson Airplane. It's had a fluid lineup over the years and switches between playing acoustic and electric. The two constants, of course, are Jorma Kaukonen...
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Cabinet Covers “Black Peter”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrnSDoc7wm8 The mournful "Black Peter" is one of the great Garcia/Hunter songs, especially Hunter's lyrics. It's more than a rock or folk song. Cabinet offers a...
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Prince: 1958-2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jF49nZ1ydJg (Note: This post was written in 2014) It's challenging to write about Prince. He has been around for so long and has released a mountain of music in multiple...
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Albert Lee: Happy in the Background

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-T6Dp2UAZo Bruce Eder’s profile of Albert Lee at AllMusic sums it up pretty well. Lee, he writes, is “one of those vaguely recognizable names” who people don't...
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Santana Tops the Pops

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28E8WKZ614w According to Bobborst.com, Santana's "Smooth" was tops on this day in 1999. It still sounds great. Here is a live version, with Rob Thomas on vocals. The...