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Ripple: The Grateful Dead (lyrics by Robert Hunter); New Riders of the Purple Sage; Playing For Change.

Hello there! This week our blog features a lovely folk-rock tune, Ripple. We will first discuss the original version by the Grateful Dead, with a special appreciation to their lyricist Robert Hunter. Next, we will review a cover by New … Continue reading

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Hello Mary Lou: Rick Nelson, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Led Zeppelin

Hello there! This week we consider the song Hello Mary Lou. We will consider the original by roots rocker Rick Nelson, and covers of that song by the country-rock group New Riders of the Purple Sage, plus heavy-metal giants Led … Continue reading

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