Dan Penn is a national treasure. He may not be the household name he should be, but everyone’s been moved by his and Chips Moman’s “Dark End of the Street” and “Do Right Woman,” or his and Spooner Oldham’s “I’m […]
The night was billed as “An Intimate Evening with Dan Penn,” and intimate was certainly an accurate description. A who’s who of some of Nashville’s best songwriters (both well-known and emerging) gathered to help Penn celebrate his birthday, and it was abundantly […]
Tom’s ancestral and musical triptych finally reaches fruition – Tá sé iontach, tá sé go hálainn More decades ago than he’d probably care to be reminded, Thomas George Russell graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a […]
I’m not sure why, but I get really sad when session musicians die. Maybe it’s because I think they never got the credit they deserved, or at least that they got less acclaim than the headlining stars who might have […]
Alamo Jones of Sirius XM’s Outlaw Country and others have called Buzz Cason the Father of Nashville rock. On his new Plowboy Records release Troubadour Heart, Cason takes the listener on a coast to coast journey through the land of […]
On Blue Nite Lounge, his first studio album since 1994’s Do Right Man, Dan Penn serves up a musical smorgasbord that showcases his strengths as a singer and songwriter. “Funky Folks” and “Down Around Birmingham” are Southern slices of R&B […]
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