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Stop the train: Railroad Earth close to selling out

Railroad Earth

There’s a great scene in “The Last Waltz” – the documentary about the Band’s final concert – where director Martin Scorsese is discussing music with drummerr Levon Helm. Who said, “If it mixes with rhythm, and if it dances, then you’ve got a great combination of all those different kinds of music: country, bluegrass, blues music, show music.” To which ...

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American Babies are growing fast, play Railroad Earth after-party

American Babies

“Goddamn;” sometimes you just have to move on. Tom Hamilton’s song from the third American Babies album ostensibly is about a couple’s  breakup, but it could be a reference to the songwriter’s decision to take a break from his longtime, successful band, Brothers Past. “We were trying to combine the world of electronic music and songwriting,” said Hamilton, whose American ...

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