Tag Archives: Hollis Brown

Hollis Brown with guests Great Peacock coming to Jack Rabbits

Growing up in New York, the members of learned to write from life whether it was sitting in a garage playing Zappa, Bowie and Reed records on a continuous, hazy loop or modeling the reverent lyrical tones of folk forefathers like Paul Simon and Bob Dylan who walked the same city streets. Named for the Bob Dylan song “The Ballad of Hollis Brown” from his 1964 album, “The Times They Are a-Changin’,” Hollis Brown pays homage to the heroes in songs structured from the ancestral bones, whispers of history swirling like a dust cloud and coming to rest on the strings that play on in …

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Who’s Counting? Counting Crows’ Adam Duritz Celebrates Birthday In St. Augustine

is in good spirits. His band, the , is enjoying the successful release of “Somewhere Under Wonderland,” the first album of new material in six years. He is celebrating his birthday with good friends in St. Augustine after the band’s Aug. 2 concert with and at the (www.staugamphitheatre.com). Duritz loves St. Augustine and always manages to squeeze in a day at the Oldest City between tour stops but this time around, it’s all fallen into place. “I have really good friends that live in Jacksonville and St. Augustine so I spend a lot of time there,” he says. “We’ve had …

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