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Results tagged “Capitol Records” from Rockin' Roll Call

Rock 'n' Roll Call: Little Big Town - Tornado

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Tornado

My new favorite band, Little Big Town, has a new one - that would be "Tornado" and it's on Capitol. This is a country rock group with four part harmonies, doing it since '98 - this is their fifth album. You may've heard that country music has gone pop - well, listen no further. I'm not wild about country music but I love this stuff - see what I mean? This is not the Old '97s or the Bottle Rockets - nothing like that - it's twangy, middle of the road folk music. Imagine Mumford & Sons meets the Dixie Chicks and Shovels & Rope.



Rock 'n' Roll Call: Tristan Prettyman - Cedar Gold

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Cedar + Gold

Tristan Prettyman, offering even more truth in advertising - she's pretty, man - gorgeous even - and she has a new album, her third, "Cedar Gold" on Capitol. She's at times bubbly and bouncy, or solo, sad and acoustic. Too many of these, however, are indifferent tunes of the folkie persuasion, but "My Oh My" is sort of a bluesy rocker, heavy on the hooks and a definite keeper and Prettyman ain't lying when she reminds us that "...at some point we all have to 'Come Clean."' She's got the voice and the looks but back to Songwriting 101 for some better tunes for Ms. P.


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Bill Locey reviews music for the Ventura County Star, when he isn't reenacting the history of this great nation or teaching it to incarcerated youth.
He is the tall guy lurking in the back of all the local rock shows.
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