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August 14, 2017
Christine Lavin's video for Barbara Cook's version of Janis Ian's "Stars"
Janis Ian was hardly alone in assessing the death last Tuesday of Barbara Cook as "a huge loss to the community—and the cabaret world in particular," being that Cook had "come to define cabaret"...
Ned Engelhart, Dr. Bop's Ferret de Monte Crist...
July 11, 2020
Composer Joseph Martin Waters rush-releases loving...
July 9, 2020
Pandemic-productive Richard Thompson records, rele...
July 8, 2020