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Buck Owens And The Buckaroos: The Complete Capitol Singles: 1971-1975 (Omnivore Recordings

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July 8, 2019

The third and final installment of Omnivore Recordings’ documenting of Country singer Buck Owens’ prolific output for Capitol Records finds the singer exploring different sounds in a recording career that was taking second place to television stardom, and would come to a sudden end with the death of his musical partner and best friend. Though this era wasn’t as prominent as the decade before, this collection contains some fine music worthy of rediscovery.

Song Of The Day: Simon Bonney, “Duchess”

Taken from the Mute Records release, Past, Present, Future.

Song Of The Day: Fiat Lux, “Grey Unpainted Rooms”

Taken from the Splid Records release, Saved Symmetry.

Song Of The Day: The Waterboys, “Right Side Of Heartbreak (Wrong Side Of Love)”

Taken from the Cooking Vinyl release, Where The Action Is.

Song Of The Day: The Brian Jonestown Massacre, “Cannot Be Saved”

Taken from the a recordings, ltd, release, The Brian Jonestown Massacre.

Drivin’ N Cryin’: Too Late To Turn Back Now! (New West)

By 1997, Atlanta rockers Drivin’ N Cryin’ had been through the major label machine. Stripped down to a power trio, they doubled down and made a no-frills album that would close out the band’s first era on a extremely high note.

Reelz Presents: Collision Course: Gloria Estefan

On the season premiere of Collision Course, the near fatal bus accident involving Gloria Estefan is examined, and reveals a story that could’ve ended in a tragedy.

Song Of The Day: Mazzy Star, “So Tonight That I May See”

Taken from the Rhymes Of An Hour release, Still.