It'd be fun if there were a section in your local record store labeled "Psychotic Country". It might be more fun if we still had local record stores, but that's another discussion.....So, a couple of…Continue
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"I first came across John Hiatt through a cover of one of his songs - "Everybody's Girl" - recorded by Amos Garrett. In those pre-internet days it was pretty hard to track information down about a name you see on the writer…"
"Good find, thanks. Ry is still firmly planted in his stance. He's never wavered. I remember when Neil Young came out with a most un-enlightened piece shortly after 911. It was quickly relegated to obscurity and hasn't been heard from…"
""The Sound Of His Own Voice" by John Wesley Harding. I saw him in London a few weeks back at a very low-key solo promotion of this new CD. Smart songs, he obviously knows his Beatles Book as he can pull out a smarter melody…"
"Did anyone go to see Gillian Welch last night at Hammersmith? I decided to give this a miss, as the venue is so unattractive. Sound's OK, but the sight is so restricted, and far away, and the audience isn't always that…"
""More Miles Than Money" (Ace records). This double CD compilation is a tie-in to Garth Cartwright's 2009 book of the same name.
"More Miles...." is an account of the London-based writer's Road trip in pursuit of…"
Have people heard that The Luminaire, in Kilburn, is closing soon?The 100 Club, Oxford Street, is also facing closure (after fifty years??) because of rent hikes.And, to put the lid on it, Mark Lamarr's "God's Jukebox" (Radio 2, Friday Night, 12.00 - 3.00) is also finishing at the end of the month. He got fed up with being piddled around by Radio 2 management. He won't be continuing with his other R2 shows, including the rock & roll one.This is turning into a pretty grim year as far as…See More
"This is a fab album. Rick Danko's voice is heartbreaking. I've seen Eric Andersen a couple of times in recent years - he's so good, and underestimated. This is one of the best songs The Band never wrote."
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