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Thursday morning music news: Leonard Cohen launches North American tour, John Peel's records find a virtual home and Skip Pitts, Bert Weedon and Pete Fornatale pass on

Thursday morning music news: Leonard Cohen launches North American tour, John Peel's records find a virtual home and Skip Pitts, Bert Weedon and Pete Fornatale pass on lucindawilliams.com
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Master of the soulful wah-wah guitar, Skip Pitts, has passed away.

Licensing fees are holding up what should be an excellent documentary on the Wrecking Crew.

Jimmy Williams talks to the New York Times about the fine art of photographing blues musicians.

Henry Rollins turns over his KCRW radio show to Ian MacKaye for a pretty cool punk DJ spin. Listen.

Countdown to layoffs as Roadrunner merges with Warner Bros.

"Stolen" is a strong word but that won't stop this list of "white music stolen by black people."

Listen to Lucinda Williams cover a new song by Cornish folk musician Michael Chapman.

Leonard Cohen announces North American tour dates.

The Internet is good for a lot of stuff, including John Peel's record collection.

Dig, or not, the soundtrack to Wes Anderson's new movie.

Rolling Stone looks at the making of "In Rainbows."

NPR remembers the life and legacy of guitar teacher Bert Weedon, who passed away at the age of 91 last week.

This must be a hoax, right? Right?

Thumb through the high school yearbook photos of a bunch of rock stars and be amazed.

Will there really be an "Exile on Main St." movie?

The week in St. Louis concert announcements includes dates from Beach House, Dr. John, Dale Watson, Joseph Arthur, Nicki Minaj, Carrie Underwood, My Morning Jacket and War.

Aficionados of mastering and/or My Bloody Valentine will appreciate this compare and contrast stream of "Loveless."

Remember last week when I said you could buy J Dilla's record collection at a vinyl shop in Detroit? Turns out you can't, but for a very good reason.

Influential New York DJ (as in radio DJ) Pete Fornatale has passed away.

Spotify comes to the iPad.

Neil Young and Crazy Horse tackle "Oh Susannah" and she barely survives.

The New Yorker shares a list of 10 "perfect" orchestral performances.

What was your first concert t-shirt? Compare with Jason Isbell, Steve Aoki, Simone Felice and 13 other musicians.

There still is no Jenny at 867-5309.

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