Issue #4 Summer 1996
On the cover: Hank Williams, with Jamup (left) and Honey. Photograph courtesy David Wilds.
Hello Stranger; Box Full Of Letters; Ten Second News.
Alejandro Escovedo and Gerald Collier in Seattle, WA; Derailers in Los Angeles, CA; Golden Smog in Boston, MA; Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark in Ann Arbor, MI; Neil Young & the Travelling Echos in Princeton, CA; The Band in Asheville, NC; Iris DeMent in Lawrence, KS; Emmylou Harris in Portland, OR; Steve Earle in Birmingham, England; Jolene, Kim Richey and Laura Cantrell in New York, NY; Waco Brothers in Chicago, IL
TOWN & COUNTRY
Brief regional features
Carpetbaggers (Minneapolis, MN); Rob Fulks (Chicago, IL); High and Lonesome (Iowa City, IA); Hazeldine (Albuquerque, NM); Paul Burch (Nashville, TN); Varnaline (Poughkeepsie, NY); Howard Iceberg & the Titanics (Kansas City, MO); Trailer Trash (Minneapolis, MN); Slobberbone (Denton, TX); Scroat Belly (Wichita, KS); Handsome Family (Chicago, IL); King Size (Los Angeles, CA); Unknown Hinson (Ablemarle, NC); Hangdogs (New York, NY); Wagon (St. Louis, MO).
THE LONG CUT
Gillian Welch (by Bill Friskics-Warren)
Bill Lloyd (by Gil Asakawa)
Webb Wilder (by Kim Webber)
Cheri Knight/Jimmy Ryan (by Rick Cornell/David Cantwell)
Jamup and Honey (by Grant Alden)
Scud Mountain Boys (by Kevin Hawkins)
Buddy Miller (by Peter Blackstock)
Palace (by Allison Stewart)
Ass Ponys (by Grant Alden)
Bob Neuwirth (by Mitch Meyers)
NOT FADE AWAY
Reissues and recollections
Milton Brown; Tom T. Hall; George Jones and Melba Montgomery; Merle Haggard; Wanda Jackson; Tex Williams & His Western Caravan; Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Jessi Colter and Tompall Glaser; Moe Bandy; Charlie Rich; George Jones and Tammy Wynette; First Ladies Of Country; Dick Curless.
Twelve From Texas: Jimmie Dale Gilmore; Junior Brown; Kimmie Rhodes; Waylon Jennings; Willie Nelson; Don Walser; Dale Watson; Cornell Hurd Band; Ronnie Dawson; Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown; Robert Earl Keen; Rick Broussard. Also: Wallflowers; BR5-49; Go To Blazes; Bill Kirchen; Dave and Deke Combo; Tammy Rogers; Geoff Seitz; 6 String Drag; Daniel Tashian; Grant Lee Buffalo; Michael Hall; Tom T. Hall; Bindlestiffs; Rosanne Cash; Dexter Romweber; Neil Diamond; Greg Trooper; Sonny George; Kelly Willis with Son Volt; Jerry Douglas & Peter Rowan; Scott Laurent Band; Cracker; Richmond Fontaine; Kennedys; Penelope Houston; Bhatt/Douglas/Meyer; Alison Brown; Jill Olson; Thrillbilly; Ray Mason Band; Patty Griffin; Iguanas; Shivers; Thompson Brothers Band; Pushstars; Hamell On Trial; Danny & Dusty; Rainmakers; Chris Mills; The Joey Sweeney; Ruthie & The Wranglers.
Stuff we like
Bob Matonis, aka Beatle Bob.