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Mother Jones

Mother Jones is a progressive American magazine that focuses on news, commentary, and investigative reporting on topics including politics, the environment, human rights, and culture.

8 articles

Tony Joe White: Hoodoo

Review by Jon Young, Mother Jones, 23 September 2013

LOUISIANA-BORN Tony Joe White scored his biggest hit, the stomping 'Polk Salad Annie', in 1969, and has been making great swamp rock ever since. ...

Nick Lowe: Nick the Knife and other reissues (Yep Roc)

Review by Jon Young, Mother Jones, 21 August 2017

Nick the Knife/The Abominable Showman/Pinker and Prouder Than Previous/Party of One/Nick Lowe and His Cowboy Outfit/The Rose of England (Yep Roc) ...

Various Artists: Jesus Rocked the Jukebox – Small Group Black Gospel (1951-1965) (Craft Recordings)

Review by Jon Young, Mother Jones, 25 September 2017

IF YOU WANT to know how James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding and a host of other great singers first became inspired, check out Jesus ...

Flat Duo Jets: Wild Wild Love

Review by Jon Young, Mother Jones, 30 October 2017

FOR MORE THAN three decades, North Carolina's Dexter Romweber has been a walking encyclopaedia of early rock'n'roll styles, making great, underappreciated roots music. ...

Angel Olsen, Sharon Van Etten: Angel Olsen: Phases/Sharon Van Etten: (it was) because i was in love

Review by Jon Young, Mother Jones, 9 December 2017

WHETHER PERFORMING stark acoustic folk or giving her confessional songs a jolt of electricity, Angel Olsen always sounds like she's one beat away from a ...

Belle And Sebastian: Belle and Sebastian: How to Solve Our Human Problems

Review by Jon Young, Mother Jones, 29 January 2018

FOR MORE THAN two decades, Scotland's Belle and Sebastian has championed the virtues of old-fashioned pop music, crafting gorgeous, compassionate tunes that balance heartbreak and ...

Joan As Policewoman: Joan as Police Woman: Damned Devotion

Review by Jon Young, Mother Jones, 12 February 2018

JOAN WASSER, who's been recording under the name Joan as Police Woman for more than a decade, possesses a slow-burning, late-night voice that can handle ...

Françoise Hardy: Personne d'autre (Parlophone France/Arts Music)

Review by Jon Young, Mother Jones, 28 May 2018

SINCE VAULTING to international stardom as a teenager in the pre-Beatles '60s, Françoise Hardy has been France's leading female pop singer. ...

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