Amy Black opened for Rodney Crowell at several of his northeast tour dates last fall, then joined the Grammy winner on stage. There she charmed the audience by performing one of his original songs, backed by Crowell on harmony vocals. The two kept in touch after the run of shows ended, and Amy gratefully accepted Rodney’s input and advice on some of her own new music. He was among those to receive an early listen to the freshly recorded tracks and had a reaction that did not…Continue
Posted on February 4, 2014 at 1:00pm
Thank you God, look how misery has ended for us.
Thank you God, look what nature has brought for us.
Rain has fallen, corn has grown.
All the hungry children are going to eat.
Lets do the ibo dance, lets do the petwo dance.
Father God in heaven the misery has ended for us.
The misery has ended for…
Posted on December 16, 2013 at 8:30am — 2 Comments
The discussion didn’t last long. I insisted earnestly that permission had been given; the usher ultimately relented. Photography was allowed for the band’s first few songs, then the cap covered the lens. It was only after Kenny Loggins addressed the crowd that the camera came out to stay. “I don’t know what they told you here,” said Kenny to the audience, “but we want you to take pictures.” “Take lots of pictures,” he encouraged. “Do you tweet? Tweet one now!”…Continue
Posted on September 19, 2013 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment
Do you remember your freshman year roommate? Mine had clear blue eyes and a serious expression that easily gave way to a mischievous grin. We studied the three B’s together: boys, books and booze, not necessarily in that order, and shared the secret understanding that comes from caffeine driven nights and front row seats in Biology 101. Ours was a friendship that came by chance, yet came to stay.
Documentary makers Rob Stegman and Todd Kwait were freshman roommates as…Continue
Posted on August 20, 2013 at 4:30am — 2 Comments