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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.

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Sheriff Woody

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

Wednesday through Sunday

Okemah

woodyguthrie.com

Free

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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

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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.
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Various artists - The Best of Bond


None December 11th, 2008

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Capitol

With each new James Bond film, it seems as though another CD compilation of 007 music is released. With "Quantum of Solace" in theaters, this season is no different "¦ except that "The Best of Bond "¦ James Bond" tacks on some bonuses that make it worth replacing the last disc you bought.

As expected, it begins with the iconic "James Bond Theme," as performed by John Barry' a tune known even to people who've never seen a single 007 movie. The disc then runs through each main theme, chronologically. There are some certifiable classics' Shirley Bassey's "Goldfinger" or Carly Simon's "Nobody Does It Better"' and some real crushing duds' say, roughly the last eight films, with not a memorable tune among the Chris Cornells, Madonnas or k.d. Langs.

Only the new "Solace" duet by Jack White and Alicia Keys is absent, but in its place is a welcome bonus track: John Arnold's jazzy, but quasi-electronic take on the Bond theme that brings the superspy's melody into the here and now.

"”Rod Lott

 
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