Capturing The Blues: The Curious Story of Paramount Records

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This article appears in the May/June 2015 “Blues Issue,” now available on newsstands.  In 1929 Paramount Records released the first 78 record by an unknown Mississippi musician named Charley Patton. On the A side is “Pony Blues,” which reveals him to be a nimble-fingered guitar player and a singer with a low, booming, yet playful […]

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Jack White Plots Small Acoustic Tour

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If you haven’t caught Jack White live yet, now might be the time to do it. White just announced that “he will be taking a break from performing live for a long period of time,” but not until he plays a few small, acoustic shows in a handful of lucky locales. No official dates or locations […]

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Watch: Relive The Billy Reid Austin Shindig

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Billy Reid hooked up with Third Man Records and several other partners for their fifth annual Austin Shindig last month. Alabama-based filmmaker Wes Wages put together a dawn-to-dusk video documenting the entire day’s festivities, set to the song”Class Historian” by Broncho, one of the day’s performers. Take a look at the video below and relive the fun. […]

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Billy Reid/Third Man Records Shindig Rocks Austin

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Maybe holding a party in a place called Weather Up offers an extra edge, but the rain promised for Wednesday’s fifth annual Billy Reid/Third Man Records Shindig, sponsored by American Songwriter, never materialized. Instead, the day remained bright and sunny for a lineup of rising stars. The music started at 11:30 a.m. with harmonizing Seattle […]

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Billy Reid/Third Man Records Shindig at Weather Up: In Photos

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Billy Reid and Third Man Records Join Forces for 5th Annual Austin Shindig, Paramount Records Installation

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Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig Wednesday, March 18, 11:30am – 8pm Billy Reid is proud to announce its partnership with Third Man Records to host the Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig, presented by K-SWISS. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 18, from 11:30 am – 8 pm at Weather Up, located at 1808 […]

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Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig Preview: Hurray For The Riff Raff and Gill Landry

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We can’t wait to get to Austin, and we bet you can’t either. In preparation for next week’s festivities, we’re previewing tracks from a few of the artists set to play the Billy Reid/Third Man Records Shindig, which kicks off at 11:30 at Weather Up on March 18. Check out these tracks from Hurray For The […]

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Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig Preview: Olivia Jean and Broncho

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We can’t wait to get to Austin, and we bet you can’t either. In preparation for next week’s festivities, we’re previewing tracks from a few of the artists set to play the Billy Reid/Third Man Records Shindig, which kicks off at 11:30 at Weather Up on March 18. Check out these cuts from Third Man Records artist Olivia […]

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Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig Preview: La Luz and Steve Gunn

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We can’t wait to get to Austin, and we bet you can’t either. In preparation for next week’s festivities, we’re previewing tracks from a few of the artists set to play the Billy Reid/Third Man Records Shindig, which kicks off at 11:30 at Weather Up on March 18. Check out these tracks from Seattle four-piece […]

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RSVP To Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig

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Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig Wednesday, March 18, 11:30am – 8pm Billy Reid is proud to announce its partnership with Third Man Records to host the Billy Reid/Third Man Records Austin Shindig, presented by K-SWISS. The event will take place on Wednesday, March 18, from 11:30 am – 8 pm at Weather Up, located at 1808 […]

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Olivia Jean Joins Jack White on Tour

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Third Man Records has announced that Olivia Jean will join Jack White as a support act for his upcoming September headline shows, beginning September 14 in Columbia, MD. Jean is no stranger to White, who produced her debut solo album Bathtub Love Killings (available 10/14). In addition to joining White on the road, you can […]

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Neil Young: A Letter Home

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Neil Young A Letter Home (Reprise Records/Third Man) 3 out of 5 stars If you haven’t already figured out that Neil Young operates on his own special wavelength, his new covers album A Letter Home should drive that notion home for you. Not only did Young suddenly make the album available for sale on his […]

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