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The Flying Burrito Brothers

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2014

    A Denver Tribute to Gram Parsons Featured Two of His Original Bandmates

    In 1973, Gram Parsons went on tour with his band, the Fallen Angels. That tour, which only lasted six weeks, has become something of a legend for fans of authentic country music. Local musician Casey James Prestwood, and his backing band The Burning Angels, paid tribute to the tour, song by song, at ... More >>

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    August 14, 2014

    Seven Years After a Devestating Brain Injury, Legendary Songwriter Rick Roberts is Back

    All told the entire incident was more embarrassing than scary. In 2006 Rick Roberts, songwriter and singer of the country-rock-blues sensation Firefall and The Flying Burrito Brothers, stumbled on a rug in his home, sending him headfirst into a kitchen island.

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    April 9, 2014

    Photos: F*ck Yeah Colorado! celebrates the state you're in, 2014 edition

    Around this time in 2012, we first celebrated the Fuck Yeah Colorado!, one of our favorite tumblrs. And last year, we did so again in order to highlight a slew of new reasons to say, well, "Fuck yeah, Colorado!" No surprise that Fuck Yeah Colorado! has added a fresh batch of exciting images since t ... More >>

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    November 12, 2013

    New Denver concerts: Winter on the Rocks, Sharon Jones, Lotus, tix on sale this weekend

    As reported yesterday, the 2014 edition of Icelantic's Winter on the Rocks goes on sale this Friday, November 15, at 10 a.m. Tickets are $52.80 to $100. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings are at the Gothic Theatre on Monday, March 17; tickets ($27.75) go on sale this Saturday, November 16, at 10 a.m. Fina ... More >>

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    October 7, 2013

    Eagles at Pepsi Center, 10/5/13

    EAGLES @ PEPSI CENTER | 10/5/13 The Eagles' current tour is titled "The History of the Eagles," and this performance at the Pepsi Center did a great job of living up to that title with side lessons about Linda Ronstadt's old touring band, the country-rock stylings of Poco in the 1970s and the musica ... More >>

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    January 2, 2013

    Five Iron Frenzy at Casselman's, 12/31/12

    FIVE IRON FRENZY @ CASSELMAN'S BAR AND VENUE |12/31/12 From the very beginning of its New Year's Eve set at Casselman's Bar & Venue in Denver, Five Iron Frenzy brought an enormous amount of energy, fueled by a clear sense of joy at performing. The old fans were incredibly happy to get to see the ba ... More >>

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    August 27, 2012

    The five most listened-to songs and albums of the week, August 20 through August 27

    Well, lookie here. What you do know? It's the return of Heavy Rotation. Longtime readers of Backbeat will remember this feature as one in which we shared our weekly listening habits in hopes of giving you some insight into our individual sensibilities. It's been dormant for a while, but starting tod ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011
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    October 22, 2009

    Hello Kavita

    To a Loved One
    Self-released

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    July 30, 2009

    The Donkeys

    Tuesday, August 4, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.

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    March 5, 2008

    Q&A With Julian Dorio of the Whigs

    The Whigs, a buzz band that gets the profile treatment in the March 6 Westword, plays music of the sort typically identified as indie rock – yet drummer Julian Dorio continues to receive the sort of love from percussion aficionados that’s all but unheard of in the genre. Dorio takes on that topi ... More >>

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    June 8, 2006

    I See Hawks in L.A.

    California Country (Western Seeds)

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    February 9, 2006

    Breakout Artists

    Out on Bail escapes the alt-country cage with its conviction intact.

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    May 5, 2005

    Torn in the USA

    The Boss is a legend to some and a laugh to others. To me, he's been both.

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    January 6, 2005

    Drivers Wanted

    Limbeck steers its road-weary twang into greatness.

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    July 1, 2004
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    May 27, 2004

    The Stations Remain the Same

    The hits just keep coming on radio.

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    September 11, 2003

    Digging Roots

    The Court and Spark unearths country rock's past to find its future.

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    July 10, 2003
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    December 27, 2001

    Discmania

    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

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    December 28, 2000

    On the Records

    Backbeat contributors reflect on the releases that helped them survive the year 2000.

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    October 19, 2000

    Pickin' Up the Pieces

    Richie Furay found something unexpected on his way to country-rock stardom: salvation.

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    September 2, 1999

    Playlist

    Return of the grievous angel--a tribute to Gram Parsons, The Road Kings, Paul Westerberg

  • Calendar

    March 12, 1998

    Calendar

    Mar. 12 - 18, 1998

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    September 18, 1997
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    July 24, 1997
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    April 18, 1996

    The Rebirth of Emmylou Harris

    The vocalist reinvents herself on a new album.

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    December 27, 1995

    THE GOODS

    THERE WEREN'T THOUSANDS OF FIRST-RATE RECORDS RELEASED IN 1995. BUT THERE WERE NINETY.

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    September 20, 1995

    UP FROM THE UNDERGROUND

    WHY THE VELVET UNDERGROUND MATTERS, WHETHER YOU'RE HIP TO IT OR NOT.

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    May 17, 1995

    ROGER WILCO

    THANKS TO JEFF TWEEDY AND WILCO, YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE EMBARRASSED TO LIKE COUNTRY ROCK ANYMORE.

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    March 29, 1995
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    January 4, 1995
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    November 23, 1994
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    February 2, 1994

    AFTER FURTHER REVIEW

    YO LA TENGO'S IRA KAPLAN TRIES TO SHED HIS DISREPUTABLE PAST--HE WAS A ROCK CRITIC.

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