Issue #37 Jan-Feb 2002
On the cover: Kasey Chambers. Photograph by Marina Chavez.
Hello Stranger; Box Full Of Letters; Field Reportings; Farther Along
A PLACE TO BE
“How The West Was Worn” at the Autry Museum Of Western Heritage in Los Angeles, California.
Strictly Bluegrass festival in San Francisco, CA; Bruce Robison in Berwyn, IL; Steve Forbert in Albany, NY; Evan Dando in Carrboro, NC; Bill Janovitz, Curt Kirkwood in Cambridge, MA; Florence Dore in New York City, NY; Minibar in Los Angeles, CA; Chip Robinson, Kenny Roby in Cary, NC.
TOWN & COUNTRY
Brief regional features
Chris Thomas King (New Orleans, LA); Court & Spark (San Francisco, CA); Karl Shiflett & Big Country Show (Groesbeck, TX); Mark Insley (Ventura, CA); John Train (Philadelphia, PA); Demolition String Band (Hoboken, NJ); Troy Olsen (Tucson, AZ); Say ZuZu (Newmarket, NH); Brother Trucker (Iowa City, IA); Spike Priggen (Brooklyn, NY).
DONT ASK ME NO QUESTIONS
John Cohen (interview by Barry Mazor).
THE LONG WAY AROUND
Larry Sparks (by Jon Weisberger)
Tom House (by Grant Alden)
Jon Dee Graham (by Peter Blackstock)
Kasey Chambers (by Geoffrey Himes)
SITTIN AND THINKIN
Jimmie Rodgers and Tommy Johnson (by Bill Friskics-Warren)
DeFord Bailey (by Ron Wynn)
Muscle Shoals and Nashville (by David Cantwell)
NOT FADE AWAY
Creedence Clearwater Revival; Nashville: The Early String Bands, Vol. 1 & 2; Grateful Dead; Ian & Sylvia; Rising Sons; Gene Clark; Johnny Cash; Tom Waits; 25 Years Of Stony Plain; Milton Brown & His Musical Brownies; Bob Wills; Cramps; Mekons.
Webb Pierce tribute; North Mississippi Allstars; Maura OConnell; David Ball; Jesse Winchester; Danni Leigh; Hadacol/Bindlestiffs; Neal Casal; Jesse Dayton; Chris Thile; Boozoo Chavis; Campbell Brothers; Raul Malo; Robert McCreedy; Rice, Rice, Hillman & Pedersen; Howe Gelb; Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart; Wylie & the Wild West; Peter Fahey; Pat Green; Dexter Romweber; Honeydogs; Mysteries Of Life; Jeffrey Dean Foster; Honky Tonk Chateau; Joni Harms; Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions; Sid Hillman Quartet; Michael Kelsh; Chris Richards. Imports: Dan Baird & the Sofa Kings; HensleySturgis; Neko Case; Rich Hopkins & Luminarios. Film: American Roots Music. Books: When Dead Voices Gather (by Nick Tosches); Are You Ready For The Country (by Peter Doggett); The Memphis Blues Again (by Ernest C. Withers).
THE NO DEPRESSION TOP 40
A retail chart for September-October 2001.
Stuff we like
Tom Monday stumbles upon a stash of Country Song Roundup magazines.