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Alexander Skarsgård and Ana Paquin photo credit: John P. Johnson

‘True Blood’ Finale Gets Musical Touch From Creator Alan Ball

Which “Save Yourself” song would “True Blood” choose? There are several with that title: blues-rocker Jonny Lang, Americana singer-songwriter James McMurtry, indie rocker Sharon Van Etten, thrash metal legends Overkill, guitar-god Michael Schenker and noted True Blood fan Snoop Dogg all have songs by that name.

08/28/2012

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This Week’s “True Blood”: Sookie “Isn’t Familiar” With Ke$ha

When addressing the Faerie Elder she had to answer questions about contemporary musicians, starting with a certain pop star. “Ke$ha: for or against?”

08/21/2012

Jim Parrack, Deborah Ann Woll, and Ryan Kwanten/Photo credit John P. Johnson

From Sun Records To Katy Perry, ‘True Blood’ Shows Musical Variety

This week’s episode of HBO’s ‘True Blood’ covered a wide array of music, including classic blues from Chess Records (John Lee Hooker), early rock and roll from Sun Records (Carl Perkins) and a somewhat more recent pop star (Katy Perry).

08/14/2012

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“Authority Always Wins”: John Mellencamp Covered On “True Blood”

Sunday night, HBO’s vampire series True Blood continued its long tradition of using song titles and lyrics in the titles of episodes. “Authority Always Wins” was named after a line in John Mellencamp’s classic “Authority […]

06/20/2012

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