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Mac McAnally – Live In Muscle Shoals

Ever since a song called “Old Flame” went to the top for Alabama back in 1981, Mac McAnally and success have gone hand in hand. He has written some of the biggest songs in the format, and has been recognized the past three years as Musician of the Year from the CMA, and is once again a finalist in the category this year. McAnally has had success as a singer, songwriter, musician, and as a producer, and he is also a very fine storyteller. Each of those talents come to the forefront here on this live…
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Mac McAnally Goes Live!

A talk with the legendary Mac McAnally is like a conversation with an old friend. In my eighteen years of doing interviews, I can honestly say that I have never felt as comfortable in talking with an entertainer. Recently, MNN had a chance to chat with the artist about his brand new album Live In Muscle Shoals. The first ever live album from McAnally, he said that the adrenaline flow from playing in front of an audience is something you can’t experience from the studios where he usually records. “That’s true,” he…
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LA Guns – Acoustic Gypsy Live

One of the 1980s’ most popular Rock bands, the L.A. Guns are back with their first release in five years. As good as any act is in the studio, the best testament to what a band can actually do is their ability to turn it on in concert. Needless to say, they still have it – and then some. The album starts a little slow, albeit not in a bad way. It’s kind of like a dish on the oven – sometimes it’s a good thing to start with a little fire, and then let things simmer. “Crystal Eyes” and “One Way Ticket” both have this…
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