Issue #18 Nov-Dec 1998
On the cover: Golden Smog (or an unreasonable facsimile thereof). Illustration by Stan Shaw. Song lyric from “To Call My Own” by Dan Murphy.
Hello Stranger; Box Full Of Letters; All the Fixin”s.
A PLACE TO BE
E-Town in Boulder, Colorado
Dylan/Morrison/Lucinda in Portland, OR; Son Volt acoustic in Columbia, MO; Steve Earle, Gillian Welch & David Rawlings in Chicago, IL; Los Super Seven in New York City, NY; Slobberbone in London, England; Marah in Minneapolis, MN; Kimmie Rhodes in Luck, TX; Loretta Lynn in Kelseyville, CA; Golden Delicious/Pete Krebs/Bingo in Portland, OR; Katy Moffatt in Atlanta, GA; Down On The Farm in Halden, Norway.
TOWN & COUNTRY
Brief regional features
Freight Hoppers (Bryson City, NC); Hot Club Of Cowtown (Austin, TX); Greta Lee (Atlanta, GA); Cigar Store Indians (Crabapple, GA); Mose McCormack (Rio Arriba County, NM); Virginia Dare (San Francisco, CA); Star Hustler (Boston, MA); John Casey (Minneapolis, MN); Mike Nicolai (Seattle, WA); Anna Fermin”s Trigger Gospel (Chicago, IL).
THE LONG CUT
Tim Easton (by Peter Blackstock)
V-Roys (by Grant Alden)
Flat Duo Jets (by David Menconi)
Paul Burch (by Jim Ridley)
Golden Smog (by Erik Flannigan)
Robert Earl Keen (by Don McLeese)
Eric Taylor/Steve Fromholz/Michael Murphey/Willis Alan Ramsey (by Lyle Lovett)
NOT FADE AWAY
Hank Williams; Bob Dylan; Hovie Lister & The Statesmen/The Blackwoods; Eddy Arnold; Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard; Taj Mahal; Loudon Wainwright III; Dock Boggs; Mississippi String Bands
Vic Chesnutt; Two Dollar Pistols; The Band; Creek Dippers; Amy Rigby; Willie Nelson; Tom House; Mac, Doc & Del/Doc & Merle Watson; Vince Gill; Tom Freund; Richard Bennett; Mysteries Of Life; Dolly Parton; Absinthe; Special Consensus; Eric Taylor; Carlo Nuccio; John Jennings; Rubinchik”s Orkestyr; Tonio K; Peggy Seeger; Varnaline; Tom Rozum; Sara Evans; Edith Frost; Josh Graves; King Radio; Matt The Electrician; Mark Dvorak. Compilations: The Garden Place: Songs By Our Friends; Americana: A Tribute To Johnny Cash.
Rockabilly: A forty-Year Journey (by Billy Poore); Tunesmith: Inside The Art Of Songwriting (by Jimmy Webb); notes on other books.
THE NO DEPRESSION TOP 40
A retail chart for July-August 1998.
Stuff we like
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