Well, for me right now, it's Jason Isbell's "Go It Alone". What an absolutely killer song. A minor-key powerhouse with an anthemic, head-turning hook of a chorus. Lyrically--I can't quite figure out…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by LB Ellis Mar 22, 2012.
So, let's say you're a member of Emusic or you got an Itunes gift card for Xmas. You use your monthly allotment or most of your gift card to buy a couple of albums. For example, I just picked up the…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe FitzGerald Jan 20, 2012.
As I was driving down the road the other day with my Ipod on shuffle, Richard Thompson's "Beeswing" came on. It never fails to bring a tear to my eye. So much emotion--you can feel the love and…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by victoria nowak May 26, 2012.
I don’t write on this website very often--I read it all the time, but I don’t often write. Up until now, I’ve been content to let the professional bloggers inform me about the comings and goings in the alt-country, Americana, roots-rock world (whatever that is). It’s always fun to read concert reviews, watch a video or two, and perhaps chime in on a dialog that, like coffee caramel chocolate cheesecake, you just can’t seem to stay away from (e.g.,…Continue
Posted on December 17, 2012 at 1:30pm — 21 Comments
Hello Music Lovers
First, let me say that I haven't seen Steve live for a few years now--no "Washington Square Serenade" or "Townes" tour for me. Just couldn't make it. So, I was pretty excited to see him and the band live again--to see if he still had that raucous energy and political angst of the past (he does). Also, this review (my first) won't be a song-by-song accounting of everything he did--I'll just present some highlights, if you will. To be honest, I was too busy…Continue
Posted on June 11, 2011 at 11:35am — 10 Comments