After forty years or so, the concert experience gets a little old even though some of the people who have playing through the ages still can put on a pretty good show. Even so, too many of us have lost […]
Nancy Covey on Board AT SEA, February 7, 2011— Nancy Covey thinks that Sixthman’s Cayamo Cruise, now in progress, represents the future of excursion travel for those of a certain age. “Doing cruises was a brilliant idea,” she said. “It provides […]
Jim Lauderdale, Sarah Lee Guthrie and Buddy Miller Last week my hometown was battered in a contest to choose the coolest small town in the United States, so the best place to lick my wounds turns out to be an […]
Are you a better writer than you were 23 years ago? I sure am. While assembling a collection of old clips to be used as part of an e-book I’ve discovered many articles I’ve forgotten, and for good reason. This […]
Appreciation for the music of our youth has taken on an anthropological flavor with opulent buildings in Los Angeles, Seattle and Cleveland attempting to bottle the magic and put it up for display. Those seeking a musical excursion can visit one […]
The Tuttles, “Pins and Needles.” Not too long ago, troubadours went from town to town performing original and traditional songs to the locals who would then teach them to someone else. Music was up close and personal, and a […]
The great thing about digital music is the ability to select shuffle and rediscover songs from your own collection. Or that’s the theory. Recently my system spat out Bob Dylan’s “With God On Our Side,” the excruciating Bootleg Series duet […]
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