Issue #26 March-April 2000
On the cover: Photograph by Todd V. Wolfson. Song lyric from “Down By The Banks Of The Colorado”, written by Butch Hancock and recorded by Jimmie Dale Gilmore on his new album One Endless Night.
Hello Stranger; Box Full Of Letters; Field Reportings; Farther Along (Hank Snow, Rick Danko, Rex Allen).
A PLACE TO BE
Regional portrait Hatch Show Print in Nashville, Tennessee.
Last days at Lounge Ax in Chicago, IL; Donnie Fritts & Friends in Florence, AL; John Prine, Iris DeMent in Dublin, Ireland; Ryan Adams in New York City, NY; Bottle Rockets in Raleigh, NC; Farewell to Liberty Lunch in Austin, TX.
TOWN & COUNTRY
Brief regional features
Kelly Hogan (Chicago, IL); Peter Bruntnell (Surrey, England); Chris Cacavas (Los Angeles, CA); Jim Roll (Ann Arbor, MI); Charlie Major (Ottawa, ON); Slaid Cleaves (Austin, TX); Li”l Mo & the Monicats (New York City, NY); Beachwood Sparks (Los Angeles, CA); Last Train Home (Washington, DC); Lilybandits (Columbus, OH).
DON”T ASK ME NO QUESTIONS
Bob Neuwirth (interview by Roy Kasten).
THE LONG CUT
Josh Rouse (by Noel Murray)
Neko Case (by Peter Blackstock)
Camper Van Beethoven/Chadbourne/Cracker (by Geoffrey Himes)
Jimmie Dale Gilmore (by Bill Friskics-Warren)
Osborne Brothers (by Jon Weisberger)
Snake Lady (by Peter Cooper)
NOT FADE AWAY
Benny Martin; Texas Plainsmen with Yodelin” Donnie Walser; Lee Hazlewood; Chris Gaffney; Dillards; Charlie Burton; Jitters; Doctors” Mob.
Handsome Family; V-Roys/Mic Harrison; Warren Zevon; John Pennell; Lambchop; Willie Nile; Bill Frisell; Rolling Hayseeds; Hollisters; Steve Forbert; Chappaquiddick Skyline; Shelby Lynne; Joe Grushecky & the Houserockers; Kevin Bowe & the Okemah Prophets; Dale Watson & His Lone Stars; Paul Williams & the Victory Trio; Tim Finn; Health & Happiness Show; Katy Moffatt; Tommy Womack; Super Chikan; Cat Power; Alex Chilton; Amy Crenshaw & the Crosstown Boys; Robert Burke Warren; Dickel Brothers; Dan Janisch; Wagon; Robin & Linda Williams; Sara Hickman; Gorky”s Zygotic Mynci. Imports: Bap Kennedy; Duane Jarvis; Rich Hopkins & the Luminarios; Skydiggers; Townes Van Zandt. Books: Merle Haggard”s My House Of Memories: For The Record, by Merle Haggard with Tom Carter.
THE NO DEPRESSION TOP 40
A retail chart for November-December 1999.
Stuff we like
Remembering Blaze Foley, by Barbara K.