Issue #31 Jan-Feb 2001
On the cover: Rodney Crowell. Photograph by Jim Herrington. Song lyric from “Wandering Boy” by Rodney Crowell. On the spine: Song lyric from “If You Ever Get To Houston (Look Me Down)” by Mickey Newbury.
Hello Stranger; Box Full Of Letters; Farther Along.
A PLACE TO BE
The Arizona Folklore Center in Hereford, Arizona.
Hazel Dickens in Louisville, KY; Blood Oranges in New York City, NY; Tribute to Ronnie Mack”s Barndance in Burbank, CA; Rainer Ptacek Memorial Show in Tucson, AZ; Van Zandt Tribute/Benefit in Raleigh, NC; Guy Clark, Jesse Winchester in Elmer, NJ; Stephen Bruton in Dallas, TX; Charlie Chesterman, Ray Mason in Cambridge, MA; Levon Helm in Carrboro, NC; Kieran Kane in Red Deer, Alberta.
TOWN & COUNTRY
Brief regional features
Jesse Dayton (Austin, TX); Danny Flowers (Nashville, TN); Rick Shea (Los Angeles, CA); Tom Heyman (San Francisco, CA); Pat Haney (Bowling Green, KY); Sarah Harmer (Kingston, ON); Mason Jennings (Minneapolis, MN); Ted Roddy (Austin, TX); Domino Kings (Springfield, MO).
DON”T ASK ME NO QUESTIONS
Danny O”Keefe (interview by Peter Blackstock).
THE LONG CUT
Morells (by Daniel Durchholz)
Blue Mountain (by Grant Alden)
Rodney Crowell (by Geoffrey Himes)
Jim & Jesse (by Jon Weisberger)
NOT FADE AWAY
Hank Williams; Nashville: The Early String Bands; Rodney Crowell; Kris Kristofferson; John Duffey; Don Rich & the Buckaroos; Arlo Guthrie; Jerry Reed.
Johnny Cash; Dolly Parton; Schramms; Deke Dickerson & the Ecco-Fonics; Go-Betweens; Beaver Nelson; Dar Williams; Map Of Wyoming; John Crooke; Sleepy LaBeef. Tributaries: Come On Beautiful: The Songs Of American Music Club; Naked In The Afternoon: A Tribute To Jandek. Compilations: O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack; The Gospel According To Austin; Greetings From Area Code 207. Imports: Corn Sisters/New Pornographers; Guthries. Video: Johnny Cash! The Man, His World, His Music. Books: Get A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues: The Arthur Alexander Story (by Richard Younger).
THE NO DEPRESSION TOP 40
A retail chart for September – October 2000.
Stuff we like
The unlikely resurfacing of Loafer”s Glory.