Robert Baird

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Robert Baird Posted: Jun 29, 2014 6 comments
Bobby Womack who died on Friday at the age of 70, will go down as one of the finest, if undervalued soul singers of his or any other generation.
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Robert Baird Posted: Jun 28, 2014 9 comments
Dood!! Stairway To Heaven!!!

Your first sip of beer beer. Your first drag on a cigarette. Maybe even that first kiss. Led Zeppelin was the soundtrack for the Seventies and now, you may want to file those cherished but worn LP copies and replace them with the much ballyhooed reissues from Rhino.

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Robert Baird Posted: Jun 20, 2014 0 comments
There’s something huge to be said for longevity in the music business and staying true to your vision
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Robert Baird Posted: Jun 20, 2014 3 comments
Yet there are country stars today that know and respect the history and yes…actually have taste.
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Robert Baird Posted: Jun 16, 2014 4 comments
Vaya con Dios Jimmy Scott!
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Robert Baird Posted: Jun 11, 2014 2 comments
The combination of piracy, streaming, and the accompanying devaluation of music these days has forced musicians back to the stage to make their daily bread.
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Robert Baird Posted: Jun 06, 2014 2 comments
While it can be used when talking about any musician, having “chops” is a phrase that applies particularly to saxophonists.
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Robert Baird Posted: May 30, 2014 7 comments
Before there were jam bands, before the term even existed in fact, there was a fabulous, funky assemblage called Little Feat.
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Robert Baird Posted: May 23, 2014 1 comments
The long overdue rediscovery and re–enshrinement of Harry Nilsson that began with the 2010 release of the film, Who is Harry Nilsson (And Why is Everybody Talkin’ About Him?) shows no signs of abating which is a good thing for fans of the man’s songwriting and most of all, his peerless voice.
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Robert Baird Posted: May 09, 2014 4 comments
So audiophiles are all effete snobs right?
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Robert Baird Posted: May 02, 2014 3 comments
Although they were released twenty years ago, they are four albums possessed of a timeless beauty
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Robert Baird Posted: Apr 18, 2014 3 comments
A month ago, flying to South By Southwest 2014, the numbers on paper were grim.
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Robert Baird Posted: Apr 14, 2014 6 comments
On Saturday, April 12, John Atkinson and I fought our way through toll plazas, endless New Jersey traffic (is there any other kind?) and one really annoying traffic jam (but hey, it was only one!)
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Robert Baird Posted: Apr 11, 2014 0 comments
In the tornado of music and gear better known as, let’s say, audiophilisma, there are a lot of guilty pleasures.
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Robert Baird Posted: Apr 11, 2014 4 comments
It’s a very scary and weird commentary on the state of the music business, that posthumous albums have now become a booming category.

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