Donovan Woods and the Beauty of 116 West Main, Durham, NC
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by Rock the Pigeon
16h ago
Dive into the deeply soulful voice of Donovan Woods with his brand-new single titled “116 West Main, Durham, NC.” It’s not the first time the singer has included a city and state in his song title. In fact, Rock the Pigeon previously discovered him with his gorgeous song “Portland, Maine.” Donovan Woods delivers a soothing vocal on top of a warm acoustic guitar and piano in his new song, giving fans more sounds to add to their chill summer playlists. The song is filled with story telling lyrics in a melody that feels emotionally intimate. He actually wrote this great song backstage at one of h ..read more
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Tennessee Frisky Stand Outs with Great Songwriting and Four-Part Harmonies
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by Rock the Pigeon
3w ago
Coming in hot with four-part harmonies is the DC-based four-piece rock/Americana band Tennessee Frisky. They have a brand-new song, “Satisfactory Man” as a follow-up to their debut song “The End.” With harmonies as soothing as The Band, Tennessee Frisky brings a retro and raw feel to their local music scene and beyond. “Satisfactory Man” is about self-acceptance in a world that is always asking us to prove ourselves as better and stronger than we really are. The lyrics are light-hearted, one of the stand-out lines being “I didn’t run the mile, I walked” about the mile-run in grade school.&nbs ..read more
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Greg Loftus Releases Americana Song “Miss Marigold”
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by Rock the Pigeon
3w ago
Greg Loftus has released a fantastic song called “Miss Marigold.” The song is immediately captivating because of Greg Loftus’ storytelling lyrics and unique voice. This classic sounding country song is rich with pianos and a catchy vocal melody on verse and chorus. The chorus section blends into soul with a gorgeous background vocal section and a bright piano. As the pianos dance, the story unfolds in the lyrics. Each lyric paints a picture and is fully intentional, unfolding the character of Miss Marigold. Every word matters here. “This is a song about getting over a relationship, in this c ..read more
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How Does Pat Guadagno’s “Housing of the Rising Sun” Rate?
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by Justin Harlan
3w ago
On his latest album, 1964, longtime music scene veteran Pat Guadagno covers a variety of his favorites and inspirations. While there are several great covers of familiar tracks that Pat makes his own, it felt necessary today to discuss his take on one of the most often covered classic rock tunes, “House of the Rising Sun” by The Animals. Technically, it’s not actually a cover of The Animals, as they weren’t the first… or even anywhere close to the first… band that performed the song. In fact, it’s a folk song that dates back to the late 1800s/early 1900s, sometimes also called “Rising Sun Blue ..read more
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Steven Keene Remakes Woody Guthrie’s Popular Song Into “This World Is Your World”
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by Rock the Pigeon
1M ago
Steven Keene has produced a classic song with a message that still resonates deeply on people across the globe. Everybody needs to hear the message in this song right now. Steven Keene took the classic 1940 Woody Guthrie song “This Land Is Your Land” and changed some of the lyrics in efforts to modernize it, turning it from “This Land Is Your Land” into “This World Is Your World.” The original Woody Guthrie song was written in response to Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America” that plays over and over again. Guthrie wanted to send a message to the nationalists and fascists and denounce their mess ..read more
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Portland Band Patina Delivers Americana Gold
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by Rock the Pigeon
2M ago
Hailing from the vibrant music scene of Portland, Oregon, the 6-piece band, Patina, emerges as a soulful beacon, keeping the flames of the Americana and Folk genres burning brightly. Their new album, “Good Noise,” is a strong testament to their musical talents and passion. With each note they play and sing, Patina crafts a symphony of sound that resonates deep within the soul. “Feel Your Fire” stands out as a sparkling gem amidst this collection of musical treasures. This laid back, romantic ballad delves into the depths of heartbreak and longing, weaving together soul-stirring vocals, lush ha ..read more
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The Ballroom Thieves Get Tender in Live Performance Recording
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by Rock the Pigeon
3M ago
Get ready to be swept away by the magical harmonies of The Ballroom Thieves and their song “Tender.” In their live music video performance, they will transform all who listen into a fan with their incredible sound. The acoustic guitar is accompanied by a slide guitar to lift the song to greater heights. The seamless fusion of softly sung vocals creates an irresistible allure, drawing listeners into the fold with each melodious verse. We were listening to the band Watchhouse at the Newport Folk Festival in 2022 and their sparse instrumentation and fluid melodies inspired us to start writin ..read more
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Joh Chase Releases Catchy Hit to Tease Upcoming LP “SOLO”
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by Rock the Pigeon
4M ago
Joh Chase is teasing their debut LP “SOLO” to be released this April on Kill Rock Stars, with their single release and music video “Avalanche.” This catchy indie-rock hit is an instant earworm, with captivating vocal melodies and gritty guitar riffs. The guitars are explosive at times, especially following the energetic chorus sections. Distorted guitars kick back for the song’s verses, allowing the vocals to take center stage. Lyrically, this song is a poetic reflection about the beginning and end of a romantic relationship. Prepare to be swept away by the sonic avalanche of Joh Chase’s songw ..read more
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Molly O’Leary Signs to New Frontier Records and Releases Epic “Marigold”
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by Rock the Pigeon
6M ago
Recently signed New-England based singer-songwriter, Molly O’Leary has released their latest track “Marigold.” This colossal 5 minute and 44 second track is filled with massive amounts of emotion from start to end. Molly’s soulful voice delivers the lyrics about grief and loss with fortitude, giving the listener a taste of the emotions. In the singer’s vocal, we hear the voice of a supportive friend, an extra set of shoulders to lean on. This friendship is clearly very important to Molly. The lyrics give an inside perspective to the struggles of depression and how to be a friend that shows up ..read more
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Eric Hunker’s “Beautiful Endings”: A Musical Journey From Love to Loss and Back Again
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by Rock the Pigeon
8M ago
Prolific singer-songwriter, Eric Hunker has recently released his 2nd solo LP titled “Beautiful Endings.” This record is an adventure of a decade of musical progress and reflection. It fuses the genres of indie rock, folk, Americana / Country, and pop effortlessly. The record can be listened to in two halves. The first 8 songs fall under the category of “Beautiful”; celebrations, life moments, new beginnings. The remaining 8 songs fall under the category of “Endings” and explore grief and loss of many different forms. Eric Hunker’s soulful voice will immediately turn all listeners into fans. T ..read more
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