Sunday 13 Jul
 
 

Next big thing

As far as songs go, few prove as challenging to sing as our national anthem.

It’s a technically demanding tune from first note to last, to be sure, beginning with a low bellow that quickly soars toward star-punching high notes, eventually swelling to a show-stopping crescendo that even the most seasoned performer can have trouble mastering.

07/09/2014 | Comments 0

Sheriff Woody

Woody Guthrie Folk Festival featuring Jimmy LaFave, Arlo Guthrie and more

Wednesday through Sunday

Okemah

woodyguthrie.com

Free

07/09/2014 | Comments 0

California dreamin’

Modern Pantheist with The Wurly Birds and Larry Chin

9 p.m. Sunday

Blue Note Lounge 

2408 N. Robinson Ave.

thebluenotelounge.com

600-1166

$5

07/02/2014 | Comments 0

Major League tunes

Chipper Jones with The Hitt Boyz, Foxburrows and Milk Jr

8 p.m. Saturday

VZD’s Restaurant & Club

4200 N. Western Ave.

vzds.com

524-4200

07/02/2014 | Comments 0

Neon colors

Utah-based rockers Neon Trees spent a hot summer night setting fire to Tulsa’s legendary Cain’s Ballroom on June 19. Rounding out the aural palette were Smallpools, a lively L.A. powerhouse, and Nightmare and the Cat, a cadre of black-clad Brit/American alt-rockers. Neon Trees’ latest record, Pop Psychology, was the night’s flux capacitor, transporting all who were willing to a neon-soaked parallel universe.
06/25/2014 | Comments 0
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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack


None January 31st, 2008

Columbia

Since 1997's "Boogie Nights," we have known that John C. Reilly could sing. Playing Reed Rothchild, we felt his heat, and as Dewey Cox, the actor/singer lets us feel a whole lot more.

 

"Walk Hard" is, of course, the album-opener, a hard-comedy-charging parody of "Walk the Line" by Johnny Cash, in which the Cox character talks about his upbringing and people's insistence that he not "walk so hard."

 

Jerry Lee Lewis is spoofed in "(Mama) You Got to Love Your Negro Man," a song that lampoons the black-musician-inspired life clich

 
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