Kevin Gordon hangs out in Nashville. But don’t confuse him with the all hat and no cattle bunch, the ones country Squidbilly demon crooner Unknown Hinson calls “a bunch of steroid eatin’ pretty boys with cowboy hats and shaved […]
Breathing the crispness of morning air in September is the perfect pregame ritual before hitting the highway to Nashville for the annual Americanafest. After missing the ultimate party thrown by the Americana Music Association last year for just the second time in […]
On a mild evening in February we arrived in Loomis, Nebraska at our favorite concert venue, Rehmsworld Concerts at The Balcony. To say that this was not your usual night at a venue is an understatement. Being a Sunday, we […]
Years ago at a music conference in Memphis, I met Nancy Apple and asked her about Al Green’s church in town. She kindly brought me there that Sunday on my way to the airport. Seeing the legendary singer on the […]
Hiding out in the upper right corner of the states, in Rhode Island, we have “Boudin” Dan Ferguson, whose philosophy and “work” ethic I greatly appreciate. Bill Frater: Where and when did you start in radio? What other stations have you […]
This place is just concrete split with weeds Child’s handprint imbedded, dated 1973 They spell Cajun with a K on the next-door store sign Selling crawfish, cigarettes and fishing line So sings Nashville-based singer-songwriter Kevin Gordon on “Cajun with a […]
This week’s Podcast Corner collects shows that feature songwriters with overt and less obvious influences. In the Americana Music Show, Kevin Gordon takes advice from Brownie Ford. Curtis McMurtry lives his inspiration from his father, James, and grandfather, Larry, with […]
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