Back in my days of playin' music, in the 1980s, we called guys like Hank 3 "Cowpunk." That was considered a cool title too. Basically I think Hank 3 is a riot and a chip off of ol' grandpa's block. Thankfully, he's nothing like his Dad Hank Jr.
Born in 1972, Hank 3 has been playin all kinds of music and playin' all kinds of instruments from drums, guitar, banjo & bass in all kinds of bands from Punk to Metal to hard-core hillbilly country. I guess you could refer to him as a real…Continue
Posted on June 9, 2013 at 1:00pm
It's time for a good ol' revival with The Blind Boys Of Alabama! First started in 1939 when they were only 9 years old, these spiritual-blues-gospel singers have stuck together through thick and thin.
The main three lead singers are: Jimmy Carter, Ben Moore & Eric McKinne. They are all three blind hence the name. But they have never let that stop them. In fact it has helped them uplift other disabled people by: "spiritually uplifting audiences" since their beginning in 1939. For…Continue
Posted on May 31, 2013 at 1:30pm
Good new for those awaiting the release of more old Leonard Cohen from the days when he was still depressed and very much on the edge. In 2009, a CD/DVD package was released on Columbia of a concert that took place on The Isle Of Wight for the English version of Woodstock in 1970.
Both the CD & DVD are complete with many charming Leonard songs from his storied & timeless past like: "So Long Marianne" right after "Bird On A Wire." But this is not just another greatest hits…Continue
Posted on May 21, 2013 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments
I know this is not a new album...however it may deserve a second listen. I have enjoyed many hours of entertainment from this album that is something like reading one of Leonard's poetry books, but, with music accompanying it.
The music and songs on this album/CD took place mostly in the 60's & 70's. This was light years before Leonard went "Euro-tech" in the late 1980's with "I'm Your Man." As time has marched on I think I prefer this older Cohen although I did see his "Man"…Continue
Posted on May 14, 2013 at 11:00am — 2 Comments