Garland Jeffreys: Truth Serum


Garland Jeffreys Truth Serum (Luna Park/Relativity) Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 He’s on a roll. The 70 year old Jeffreys’ new album comes just two years removed from his 2011 comeback, the terrific King of In Between that arrived a full 13 years after the one before that. Better still, he sounds alive and […]

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Stream Garland Jeffreys’ New Album Truth Serum

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Garland Jeffreys turned 70 this summer. At an age when most musicians choose to slow down, he’s gunning the engines with a new album, Truth Serum. It’s a best-of-the-best collection of the 50+ songs that Jeffreys wrote during the past two years, using his New York City apartment as a makeshift studio and tracking his […]

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Video Premiere: Garland Jeffreys, “Love is Not a Cliche”

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“The word love is, in my opinion, very undervalued,” says veteran singer-songwriter Garland Jeffreys. “Too fast, too casual, and not enough of the real thing going ’round. Do we really mean it? This is the inspiration for my song and video, ‘Love is Not a Cliche.’” The shuffling, slightly noir-ish tune hails from Garland’s acclaimed […]

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Live at American Songwriter — Ken Will Morton, For King & Country, Jack Tempchin, Garland Jeffreys

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You never know who’s going to wander into the American Songwriter office. Whether it’s Jonny Corndawg stopping by to print out his papers for his upcoming tour of Canada, or Miss Willie Brown giving us a sneak preview of their next record over homemade cookies and beer, artist visits are usually the best part of […]

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Garland Jeffreys & Vertical Horizon’s Keith Kane To Perform at SongCircle’s 5th Annual “Songwriters Contest” Live Finals 11/18

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From the press release: New York, October 7, 2010 – Prolific singer/songwriter and native New Yorker Garland Jeffreys and 2009 New York Songwriters Circle Grand Prize Winner Reed Waddle will both be taking to the stage at the City Winery (155 Varick St) on November 18th when the SongCircle kicks off its fifth annual live […]

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