Issue #20 March-April 1999
Hello Stranger; Field Reportings; All The Fixin”s; Box Full Of Letters;
A PLACE TO BE
Spring training baseball in Florida.
Honky Tonk Living Room in Chicago, IL; A Tribute to the Stanley Tradition in Prestonburg, KY; Sandy Beaches Cruise V in the Caribbean Sea; Lambchop in Los Angeles, CA; Lucinda Williams, Willie Nile, Tommy Womack in Nashville, TN; Cry Cry Cry, Buddy & Julie Miller in Cedar Rapids, IA; Bruce Henderson Charity Ball in New York City, NY; Billy Joe Shaver in Austin, TX.
TOWN & COUNTRY
Brief Regional Features
Jon Dee Graham (Austin, TX); Bubbadinos (Albuquerque, NM); MartinOs Folly (Brooklyn, NY); Hadacol (Kansas City, MO); Petty Booka (Tokyo, Japan); Bukka Allen (Austin, TX); Mary Janes (Bloomington, IN); Carbines (Chapel Hill, NC); Kevin Meisel (Belleville, MI).
THE LONG CUT
Kristin Hersh (by Linda Johnson)
Paul Westerberg (by Russell Hall)
Terry Allen (by Stephen W. Terrell)
John Wesley Harding (by Dave Thompson)
Steve Earle & the Del McCoury Band (by Grant Alden)
Kelly Willis (by Peter Blackstock)
Hazel Dickens (by Bill Friskics-Warren)
NOT FADE AWAY
Mickey Newbury; Lone Justice; Sons Of The Pioneers; Mississippi John Hurt; Skeets McDonald; Larry Sparks & the Lonesome Ramblers; Ernest Tubb & the Texas Troubadours; Lynyrd Skynyrd; Bad Livers.
Joe Henry/Wilco; Waco Brothers; Okra All-Stars; Camp Black Dog; Bill Morrissey; Cesar Rosas; Flatirons; Clodhopper; Ani DiFranco; Black Crowes; The King; Bingo; Lynn Miles; Ralph Stanley II; Eric Straumanis & the Douglas Leaders; Chuck E. Weiss; Gail Davies; John P. Strohm; Ware River Club; Eddie Hinton. Tribute albums: Blasters; Tammy Wynette; Kinky Friedman.
Say It One Time For The Brokenhearted: Country Soul In The American South (by Barney Hoskyns); Grown Up All Wrong: 75 Great Rock And Pop Artists From Vaudeville To Techno (by Robert Christgau); Like The Night: Bob Dylan And The Road To The Manchester Free Trade Hall (by C.P. Lee); Go Tell The Mountain (by Jeffrey Lee Pierce).
THE NO DEPRESSION TOP 40
A retail chart for November-December 1998.
Stuff we like
Eddie Stubbs, disc jockey at WSM in Nashville, Tennessee.