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The Vinyl Diaries: Hawks, Doves and Kasey Anderson

Rob Smith celebrates the return of singer/songwriter Kasey Anderson from his trouble with the law and mental health issues....

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The Vinyl Diaries: Dylan and Kendrick

Rob Smith reflects on the death of Kendrick Castillo, and why it hits close to home....

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The Vinyl Diaries: Goodbye, Tina

Rob Smith bids farewell to an old friend in his "VInyl Diaries."...

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The Vinyl Diaries: Happy Birthday, Mr. Bickler

Rob Smith thanks one of the great voices of his youth in the new "Vinyl Diaries."...

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The Vinyl Diaries: Old Guys Rule

Rob Smith reviews recent music from elder statesmen Ian Hunter and Willie Nelson in "The Vinyl Diaries."...

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The Vinyl Diaries: 2016—The Long Rest

Rob Smith wakes up from a long, propofol-induced slumber to discuss some fine 2016 music in "The Vinyl Diaries."...

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The Vinyl Diaries: The Importance of Being Earnest and/or Jackson Browne

Rob Smith explores Jackson Browne's three finest albums in "The Vinyl Diaries."...

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The Vinyl Diaries: 2015—Death, Ignominy and Necessary Voices

Rob Smith reviews sounds that sustained him in 2015, in his new "Vinyl Diaries."...

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The Vinyl Diaries: David Baerwald, “Someday When You’re Young Again”

Rob Smith remembers his father, in his new "Vinyl Diaries" column....

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The Vinyl Diaries: Favorite Music of 2014

Rob Smith explores some fine 2014 vinyl releases....

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The Vinyl Diaries: Various Artists, “American Hustle”

Rob Smith pens a love letter to indie record stores, and the "American Hustle" soundtrack....

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The Vinyl Diaries: Allman Brothers Band, “At Fillmore East” and “The 1971 Fillmore East Recordings”

"The Vinyl Diaries" and Popdose GIVEAWAY: Allman Brothers's new box set!...

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The Vinyl Diaries: Air Supply, “The One that You Love”

Rob Smith declares his love of Air Supply in his new "Vinyl Diaries" column....

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The Vinyl Diaries: Aerosmith, “Done with Mirrors”

Remember when Aerosmith’s Music from Another Dimension was supposed to be the band’s return to rockin’ form, a Seventies-style...

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The Vinyl Diaries: Last Thoughts (for Lou Reed)

A journal entry, October 28, 2013, evening (later amended). It figured, the last sound you made for others would be a drone, 20 minutes of...

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The Vinyl Diaries: Jason Isbell, “Southeastern”

Since maybe late February (when it leaked online), my favorite record of the year has been the Flaming Lips’ The Terror. The...

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The Vinyl Diaries: R.E.M., “Automatic for the People”

Rob Smith reflects on R.E.M. in the latest "Vinyl Diaries."...

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The Vinyl Diaries: Juice Newton, “Juice”

Rob Smith takes the guilt out of guilty pleasures and proclaims his love for Juice Newton....

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The Vinyl Diaries: The Beatles, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”

Rob Smith meditates on memory, music, and the Beatles in "The Vinyl Diaries."...

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The Vinyl Diaries: Kenny Loggins, “High Adventure”

Rob Smith finds "High Adventure" with Kenny Loggins....

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The Vinyl Diaries: Bob Dylan, “Empire Burlesque”

Rob Smith contemplates Bob Dylan in "The Vinyl Diaries."...

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The Vinyl Diaries: Fogelberg Reconsidered, Part 1—”Nether Lands”

Dan Fogelberg, reconsidered, in "The Vinyl Diaries."...

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The Vinyl Diaries: Bee Gees, “Spirits Having Flown”

Some Gibby action going on in Rob Smith's "The Vinyl Diaries."...

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The Vinyl Diaries: Yes, “Close to the Edge”

Yes' "Close to the Edge" is a thing of beauty, at least in Rob Smith's "The Vinyl Diaries."...

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The Vinyl Diaries: Atlanta Rhythm Section, “Champagne Jam”

Southern rock's studio pros make their finest record....

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The Vinyl Diaries: Bruce Springsteen, “Tunnel of Love”

Rob Smith's Vinyl Diaries explores Bruce Springsteen's "Tunnel of Love."...

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The Vinyl Diaries: Introduction and E.L.O., “Discovery”

Rob Smith's new vinyl column opens with E.L.O.'s disco record, "Discovery."...