The YouTube stars of today don’t understand the meaning of ‘paying your dues.’ Before American Idol and YouTube became the springboards for success, the artists of yesteryear rehearsed, played nightly in smelly clubs, and drove from city to city in a rickety van to build their audience. They wrote songs from the heart. They lived those songs before they even laid them down on tape. And the chance of them getting a record deal and achieving any level of success was slim to none. For many of them, sharing their music and baring their soul was the reason they created music. Fame was just a reward for their hard work. However, hard work doesn’t guarantee success without a little bit of luck thrown into the mix. Then again, there’s a long list of talented artists that never caught a break and have sadly faded into obscurity. Country/Americana singer/songwriter Blaze Foley spent many decades in in that sea of obscurity but now, nearly three decades after his death, this underground legend is finally getting the attention he has deserved since his humble beginnings in the mid- ‘70s. […]

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  This compilation offers a fascinating peek into the Japanese Folk and Rock movement of the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. Though influenced by Western music, the music contained on EVEN A TREE CAN SHED TEARS: JAPANESE FOLK & ROCK 1969-1973 is undeniably infused with a deep connection to their very own Japanese culture. […]

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Jim Dickinson – The Dixie Fried

Jim Dickinson "The Dixie Fried" available September 2! (From Light in the Attic)   The late Jim Dickinson is one of the most eclectic personages rock n’roll has ever thrown up: a musical maverick. From Sun Records and Ardent Studios in the 1960s, to sessions with the Rolling Stones, Ry Cooder and Bob Dylan, significant productions of Big Star and the Replacements, and the twisted roots rock of his own Mud Boy & The Neutrons, [...]

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Exclusive: The City Debut Vinyl Reissue

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Big Announcements from Light In The Attic!

    Light In The Attic is going to the Grammys! "We are humbled to announce that two Light In The Attic releases have been nominated for Grammy awards this year. There's A Dream I've Been Saving: Lee Hazlewood Industries 1966 - 1971 CD box set has been nominated for Best Historical Album and I’m Just Like You: Sly’s Stone Flower 1969-70 has been nominated for Best Album Notes by the 57th Grammys. We'll be [...]

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