Through the years I heard re-arranged interpretations of many songs that, when written, were never intended to be performed the way some artists performed them. Some worked. Others didn't. Many songs…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Studebaker Hoch Mar 14.
It occured to me that over the years many great country, Americana, folk, blues artists don't all come from the part of the United States associated with this type of music. Original country music…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom McD Feb 27, 2011.
Don't know who this artist is....?
He’s an artist who was formerly signed with Bob Dylan’s manager Albert Grossman, had development deals with Atlantic records’ Ahmet Ertegun, had songs recorded by Johnny Cash, Ray Charles, BB King, Poco, Art Garfunkel, Janis Ian, Martina Mcbride, The Judds, Alison Krauss & Kathy Mattea. Placed two songs in the Robert Duvall Academy Award winning film “Tender Mercies,” and shared a stage with Bruce Springsteen, Stephen Stills &…Continue
Posted on July 17, 2014 at 12:30pm
This self-titled debut album by Nashville husband and wife duo Adam and Andrea Melia and known as Adam & I - is a simple, stripped down old-fashioned inspired folk journey brought up to date -- superbly and with discreet panache. Andrea vocally, is reminiscent of Joan Baez’s late sister Mimi Farina – with her crystal clear buoyant folk infused vocals. Adam, who, when wearing his black rimmed glasses looks like he may have been the third brother in The Proclaimers – has…Continue
Posted on July 9, 2014 at 12:00pm
Songs by Neale Eckstein & 34 friends including Tom Rush, Robin Batteau, David Buskin, Kenny Edwards, Dan Navarro and Dave Mattacks make up the compilation, Click.
Photographer-Singer-Songwriter Neale Eckstein has some very special friends, and 34 of them came together to help perform on a compilation of songs they co-wrote with Neale and recorded as “Click.”
Upon digging deeper into this collection I find the songs of…Continue
Posted on July 3, 2014 at 11:00am — 2 Comments
I usually don’t review extended play formats (EP) -- 3 to 6 songs -- because I feel I can’t be fair judging an artist from such a lean sample. However, I listened to this new three-song set a few times, did a little research and my curiosity made me listen back to Ten Ton Man’s 2012 self-titled full album. This collection contained ten songs that helped me understand the direction they were coming from.
So, while I'm not reviewing that first album here, I may reference their…Continue
Posted on June 20, 2014 at 1:30pm