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Ray Benson on King Records, documentary by Ken Burns “Country Music”

Chris Varias | Special for Cincinnati Enquirer Ray Benson was Ken Burns’ man to tell the world about the majesty of Bob Wills in particular and Texan music in general. Benson, frontman of western swing group Asleep at the Wheel, is featured throughout Burns’ recent documentary “Country Music” on PBS. Benson was a pretty obvious […]

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’90s music show “Recovery” returns for an hour-long documentary special

Lyrics by Kate Streader Relive the glory days of Saturday morning television. As part of the month of Ausmusic, the ABC’s 90s musical institution Recovery will be relaunched as a one-hour documentary. Of course it wouldn’t be Recovery without Dylan Lewis at the helm, he will therefore take his rightful place as host for Recovery: […]

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New Order musical documentary hits Showtime

Showtime has chosen a feature-length documentary on iconic British group New Order. Mike Christie (“Hansa Studios: By The Wall 1976-90 ″) produced and directed“ New Order: Decades. ”He follows the group’s preparations as they re-stage their“ So It Goes ”collaboration with the artist Liam Gillick and an orchestra of 12 synthesizers during the Manchester International […]

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“It’s a New Golden Age”: Radio 3 Launches Video Game Music Show | Games

Radio 3 is launching a new weekly program dedicated to video game music. Starting Saturday, October 26, the hour-long show will be presented by composer Jessica Curry, who won a Bafta for her work with UK studio The Chinese Room and created and presented the video game music program for Classic FM, High Score. “[BBC […]

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‘Country Music’ documentary brought back Cambrian CA columnist

“Country Music” – Ken Burns’ recent series that is billed as “a story of America, told one song at a time” – might seem like an odd subject for a rave review from the daughter of a jazz musician father and of a jazz critic mom. But stay. Yes, the eight segments were enlightening, haunting […]

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‘Country Music’ documentary depicts old-time Nashville

Beverly Bowling | Guest columnist While watching an episode of the Ken Burns documentary “Country Music,” I realized I was watching the official memorial service in old Nashville that I love so much. Our city, as well as our musical genre, is in transition. While I understand that change is not only necessary but inevitable, […]