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#108 – Joan Baez @Fox Theater, Oakland, CA – 7 Nov ’16

#108 – Joan Baez @Fox Theater, Oakland, CA – 7 Nov ’16

I knew that Joan Baez is somewhat of a legend, an icon, and still somehow had never got around to listening to a single song of hers until now. I am sure we all have such artists, that we hear of, read of, register in our minds, but just cannot cross that threshold of interest that will drive us to actually seek him/her out in cassettes/CDs before and Youtube or any of the streaming services now to understand what the…

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#107 – Norah Jones @Paramount Theater, Oakland, CA – 28 Oct ’16

#107 – Norah Jones @Paramount Theater, Oakland, CA – 28 Oct ’16

I would be lying if I say that I am a great Norah Jones fan! She is someone I got to know of as an artist who won a shit-load of Grammys AND has an Indian connection (daughter of Indian sitar maestro Ravi Shankar with American concert producer Sue Jones). So, with a lot of anticipation I dived into her acclaimed debut album Come Away with Me back in 2002-03 when I was 18-19 something and heavily into the Metallicas and Iron…

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