Tag - 05-05-2016 Issue

Happy Mother’s Day, #RIPPrince

I was 13 years old, and I begged my Mom to take me to the Prince show. I grew up in Florence, Alabama, where my Dad managed a local radio station and always got comps for the big concerts at the Von Braun Civic Center in Huntsville, about an hour’s drive from us.   Back then, all the good...

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15 Questions for Robin Wiesneth

Introducing a new feature to tie in with The Beachcomber’s 15th anniversary in August. This issue, the spotlight shines on our returning cover artist Robin Wiesneth. Please forward potential “15 Questions for…” subjects to chris@beachcomberdestin.com.   1. Where do you currently call home...

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Record Roundup

The Bo-Keys Heartaches by the Number Omnivore Recordings Memphis Stax devotees offer up some of the best country-soul mashups since B.B. King and George Jones teamed up for “Patches” forever ago. The covers of Floyd Cramer’s “Last Kiss” and Dylan’s “I Threw It All Away” will leave you gasping, and...

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Recommended Reading

Linwood Barclay Far From True: A Promise Falls Novel Penguin Group Barclay’s latest masterpiece is heavily populated—there are at least a dozen characters—but easy to follow, since all of the story threads are equally compelling. The next installment is due this fall, and you might want to wait and...

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Land of Hope and Dreams

By Nikki Hedrick   The last few months have marked a time of transition for Hope Given, both professionally and personally. She has married and has musically struck out on her own, much to the surprise of fans of her old band Continuum.   First thing first, Hope Given is still the name you...

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