Ric Ocasek’s death last week roiled the music world, in large part because he was a true original.
She … is amazing. If she’s in your area, do what you have to do to see Lillie Mae live.
Lillie Mae Other Girls (Third Man) Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars It never hurts to have Jack White in your corner. That’s especially true for an artist’s sophomore release, the one that shows if their debut was a one-off fluke or a harbinger of bigger and better things to come.
Source: Lillie Mae: Other Girls
His band is tight, the arrangements are inventive and Dayton sings these songs with as much reverence as intensity.
It’s a fun, dynamic set.
I bet all the hippies’ll be carrying on …
The North Mississippi Allstars announced plans today to release a new album, Up And Rolling, on October 4 via New West Records.
Woodrow Wilson “Woody” Guthrie. b. July 14, 1912
The title cut is off Tivel’s recently released new LP.
Tom Petty had a unique mastery of simplicity.
This is a good read. I always wondered how TP could get the maximum amount of hooks out of tune. The ones that stick in your head for hours … sometimes days.
American Songwriter’s Lyric of The Week is a good one …
Jeff Tweedy is probably best known today as the leader of Wilco, the alternative rock band he’s been with for a quarter-century. And because of his Grammy-nominated work in recent years as a writer and producer with Mavis Staples, he’s more respected today than ever.
Source: Uncle Tupelo, “Gun”
Drop everything …
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Two of my fav albums of 2018 …
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