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  1. The Maclean's You May Have Missed List 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday | MacLeans

    ... bring. Among the great pleasures of attending John Ruskin: Artist and Observer in Ottawa last winter and early spring, was watching the visitors move up so close to the paintings and drawings. At any moment you could look around and catch somebody ...

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  2. Watch Public Radio's Best In-Studio Performances Of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | National Public Radio

    ... Records in 1964, comes to mind. It's a standard of all standards, a personal favorite of Blue Note Records President Don Was, jazz-R&B star Robert Glasper, and so many others. "Wayne Shorter - I ain't got to say nothing but that," trumpeter Igmar ...

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  3. Kandace SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Keyboard Magazine

    Kandace Springs was recently signed to Blue Note Records after singing just one song for label president Don Was. Dubbed a "suave songstress" by the Wall Street Journal, the 23 year-old marries jazz, soul, hip-hop, and classic keys into a sound all her own.

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  4. All My Friends: Celebrating The Songs & Voice of Gregg AllmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | KQED

    ... Adkins, Eric Church, Vince Gill, Jackson Browne, Zac Brown, and The Allman Brothers Band with musical direction by Don Was. Songs include "Come &Go Blues", "One Way Out", "Statesboro Blues", "I'm No Angel", "Ain't Wasting Time No More", "Melissa", ...

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  5. Keith Richards Discusses the Making of The Rolling Stones' 'Exile on Main St.'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Guitar World

    ... Stones' masterpiece and how the album's new reissue project became a walk down memory lane. "To me, Exile on Main St. was probably the best Rolling Stones album as far as the connection between the band members," Keith Richards says. "We were coming ...

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  6. Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Live, an all-star Grammy salute @itzStevieWonderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Music-News.com

    Last year, the Recording Academy found out the drawing power of a special salute to one of the great artists of popular music with The Beatles: The Night That Changed America - A Grammy Salute. That special, which taped the night after the Grammy Awards and aired a week later on the 50th anniversary of the Beatles first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, brought in twenty million viewers and won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Direction for Don Was.

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  7. Record Producer Meshell Ndegeocello Recieves Two Grammy NominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Hot on the heels of a stellar year that saw the release of Meshell Ndegeocello 's 11th studio album, Comet, Come to Me, the talented and versatile artist has added another title to her musical resume - that of a Grammy Nominated album producer. Ndegocello shares in not one but two Grammy nominations this year, both for her role as record producer: Jason Moran's All Rise: A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller , co-produced with Don Was and nominated for "Best Jazz Instrumental Album"; and Ruthie Foster's Promise of a Brand New Day , which was nominated for "Best Blues Album".

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  8. More Artists Added To Emmylou Harris TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | JamBase

    ... Kids . You can expect Emmylou to take the stage to perform with a number of special guests throughout the night. Don Was and Buddy Miller have been tapped to serve as music directors for the concert. Keith Wortman is the creator and executive ...

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  9. Home intruder forces woman to undressRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Click2Houston

    ... ALONE WHEN AN INTRUDER BROKE IN, AND HE MADE HER UNDRESS. RYAN IS LIVE WITH WHAT SHE TOLD HIM. Reporter: SHE SAID SHE WAS RIGHT THERE INSIDE HER OWN HOME. SHE SAID THE ROBBER WAS APPARENTLY AFTER HER PURSE AND HER MONEY, BUT NOW SHE REALIZED SHE ...

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  10. Home intruder forces pregnant woman to undressRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Click2Houston

    ... ALONE WHEN AN INTRUDER BROKE IN, AND HE MADE HER UNDRESS. RYAN IS LIVE WITH WHAT SHE TOLD HIM. Reporter: SHE SAID SHE WAS RIGHT THERE INSIDE HER OWN HOME. SHE SAID THE ROBBER WAS APPARENTLY AFTER HER PURSE AND HER MONEY, BUT NOW SHE REALIZED SHE ...

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  11. Emmylou TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... pin Carpenter, Martina McBride, John Hiatt, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Rodney Crowell and others. Don Was and Buddy Miller will work as music directors. The concert will be taped and air at a later date.

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  12. Alison Krauss to perform at Emmylou Harris tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... Carpenter, Martina McBride, John Hiatt, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Rodney Crowell and others. Don Was and Buddy Miller will work as music directors. The concert will be taped and air at a later date. Guidelines: Keep it civil and ...

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  13. Alison Krauss Joins Emmylou Harris Tribute ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Billboard

    ... s include Mary Chapin Carpenter, Martina McBride, John Hiatt, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Rodney Crowell and others. Don Was and Buddy Miller will work as music directors. The concert will be taped and air at a later date.

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  14. Campus shooter graduated from FSU, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Local10.com

    ... FROM A BIG LAW JOB TO A SMALLER LAW JOB. I DON'T KNOW. WE WERE TRYING TO ENCOURAGE HIM. TALLAHASSEE POLICE SAID MAY WAS IN A STATE OF CRISES BEFORE THE SHOOTING. MR. MAY HAD A WRITTEN JOURNAL AND VIDEOS WHERE HE EXPRESSED FEARS OF BEING TARGETED AND ...

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    Nov 21, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    ... pin Carpenter, Martina McBride, John Hiatt, Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Rodney Crowell and others. Don Was and Buddy Miller will work as music directors. The concert will be taped and air at a later date.

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  16. Mavis Staples 75th birthday celebration a night to rememberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Theatre in her hometown of Chicago featured a wealth of talent that nearly eclipsed four hours. Musical director Don Was put together a stellar lineup of talent that ranged from Gregg Allman to Widespread Panic and featured contributions from over ...

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  17. Jason Isbell fans will want to get in front of a TV on Saturday night or at least set the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... Plant, Taj Mahal, Loretta Lynn and Valerie June. An ace house-band (featuring guitarist Buddy Miller and producer Don Was on stand-up bass) backed performers at the American Awards' 13th annual edition. Jim Lauderdale, an Americana artist whose ...

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  18. The History Of Relic Guitars [Columns]Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2011 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    The urban legend behind why relic guitars exists says that one day, Keith Richards walked into the Fender Showroom in California with a new guitar he'd recently acquired and complained that it felt "too new" and asked then to rough it up a bit, and then suddenly, the relic guitar trend was born. However, there's no evidence to support this, and no employee of Fender have ever confirmed that this story was true.

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  19. Alfred Lion -- Uncompromising Expression: 75 Years of the Finest in JazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | All About Jazz

    Uncompromising Expression:75 Years of the Finest in Jazz Richard Havers 400 pages ISBN: # 978-1-4521-4144-2 Chronicle Books 2014 It's probably still a bit of an understatement to suggest that Blue Note Records has become one of the most iconic labels associated with recorded jazz. Now in its 75th year, the label has undergone radical changes over the course of its history, not the least of which has been the recent appointment of Don Was as president and keeper of the flame.

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  20. President salutes troops with White House concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... cherished freedoms have the respect and admiration of a grateful nation. He spoke movingly of having met Luis Avila, who was badly wounded in an explosion during his fifth tour of duty in Afghanistan in 2011. He suffered a traumatic brain injury, ...

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