Issue #115 February 2017

Issue #115 February 2017

Innocent Words Issue #115 February 2017


INNOCENT WORDS ISSUE #115 February 2017 COVER STORY: Otis Taylor – If You Want to Be Jesus You Will Be Crucified

The Darts: They Wanna Get You Off

Innocent Words Song Premiere: Alex Dezen “Boys of Bummer” From ‘II’

Idle Bloom: La Petit Mort

MKB Ultra: The Responsibility Of Freedom

Matt North: Above Ground (Death Before Bro-Country)

Rust On The Rails: Pushing To Make Momentum

Tommy Stinson: One More Time Around with Bash & Pop

Lacey Sturm: In Perfect Harmony

Wyldlife: The Sum of Infinite Influences


Innocent Words Blog Series – Celebrates 15 Years: Favorite Albums Of All Time
Remembering Johnny Cash: February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003

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Bash & Pop: Anything Could Happen (Fat Possum)
Ronnie Baker Brooks: Times Have Changed (Provogue)
Duke Garwood: Garden of Ashes (Heavenly)
Jesca Hoop: Memories Are Now (Sub Pop)
Joan Of Arc: He’s Got the Whole This Land Is Your Land in His Hands (Joyful Noise)
Paul Kelly & Charlie Owen: Death’s Dateless Night (Cooking Vinyl)
The Legal Matters: Conrad (Omnivore)
Travis Linville: Up Ahead (Self-Released)
Matt North: Above Ground Fools (Self-Released)
Pissed Jeans: Why Love Now (Sub Pop)
Pollen Rx: Sunbelt Emptiness (Austin Town Hall)
Rust On The Rails: Talisman (Chinook Ent)
Save Ferris: Checkered Past (Self-Released)
Soft Spot: Clearing (Arrowhawk)
Aaron Lee Tasjan: Silver Tears (New West)
Otis Taylor: Fantasizing About Being Black (Trance Blues Festival)
Waldemar: Visions (Self-Released)
Wyldlife: Out On Your Block (Wicked Cool)

Read all the CD Reviews here:


Elmore James: Complete Singles As & Bs 1951-62 (Acrobat)
David Lee Roth: Going Crazy [radio broadcast 1986] (Laser Media/MVD)
Sleater Kinney: Live In Paris (Sub Pop)

Read all the Once More With Feeling Reviews here:


Channels: Airstrip One b/w Backpfeifengesicht 7″ (Dischord)
Crowded House: Self-Titled, Temple of Low Men, Woodface, Together Alone and Afterglow (Legacy)
Bob Dylan: The Real Royal Albert Hall 1966 Concert 12” (Legacy)
Eureka California: Wigwam 7″ (HHBTM Records)
Miss Chain and the Broken Heels: Uh Uh b/w Standing The Night (Bachelor)
Playboy Manbaby: You Can Be A Fascist Too b/w I’d Like To Meet Your Parents 7″ (Dirty Water)

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Misery Obscura: The Photography of Eerie Von (1981-2009): By Eerie Von (Bazillion Points)
New Barbarians: Outlaws Gunslingers and Guitars: By Rob Chapman (Voyageur Press)
Odyssey: The Definitive Examination of Music from The Elder: By Tim McPhate & Julian Gill (

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Peter Green Story: Man Of The World (Henry Hadaway Organi)
Heart: Live At The Royal Albert Hall With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Eagle Rock)
Sad Vacation: The Last Days of Sid and Nancy: Starring: Rachel Amodeo, Roberta Bayley, Den Browne (MVDvisual)
Creepshow 2: Starring – George Kennedy, Dorothy Lamour, Lois Chiles, Stephen King (Arrow/MVD)
The Driller Killer: Starring – Jimmy Laine, Carolyn Marz, Baybi Day (Arrow/MVD)

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