Nov 12 2013

Rockin’ Here Tonight out Now

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The Rockin’ Here Tonight the two-CD compilation that benefits Slim Dunlap is out now. I guess it came out yesterday, but I decided it came out today. Oh well. All that matters is you can get it now. And you should! Chan Polling’s cover of “Chrome Lipstick” (my favorite Slim song because I am a

Jun 10 2013

Slim Dunlap’s long, difficult recovery inspires star-studded Songs for Slim project | Local Current Blog | The Current from Minnesota Public Radio

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The entire Songs for Slim project was spearheaded by former Replacements manager Peter Jesperson, who now works at New West Records, with additional support from Twin Cities writer PD Larson and Tommy Stinson’s manager Ben Perlstein. Jesperson says he got the idea to do a benefit album within days of hearing about Dunlap’s stroke. via

Jun 4 2013

Wrote a Song for Everyone: Slim Dunlap’s Art/Roots Marriage at PopMatters

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“Slim Dunlap has been called “one of the last old-school cool guitar players” and for good reason. His penchant for country-inflected passages and a focus on rock steady rhythms that’d make Keith Richards sit up and take notice have made him a hero in his adopted hometown, Minneapolis, Minnesota, but also to rock enthusiasts around

Jun 1 2013

Jakob Dylan & Joe Henry ‘Songs for Slim’ released

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In case you missed it, like I did, there’s a new Songs for Slim single out. This time it’s Jakob Dylan covering “Ain’t Now Fair (In a Rock & Roll Love Affair) & Joe Henry covering “Taken on the Chin.” It’s available on Amazon and iTunes.      

Apr 23 2013

Songs for Slim singles by Lucinda Williams, Tommy Keene, Craig Finn & Steve Earle available on Amazon & iTunes

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First up the Lucinda Willams & Tommy Keene: Songs For Slim: Partners In Crime / Nowheres Near (iTunes link). Then there’s Steve Earle & Craig Finn: Songs For Slim: Times Like This / Isn’t It? (And if’n your an iTunes kinda person).

Jan 7 2013

Songs for Slim

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Get a little bit of scoop about the benefit record over at Slicing Up Eyeballs, or you can like the whole rigamarole over on Facebook.