Issue #42 Nov-Dec 2002
On the cover: Johnny Cash. Photograph by Charles Peterson at Bad Animals Studio in Seattle, WA, July 1995.
On the spine: Song title from the album Frisco Mabel Joy by Mickey Newbury.
Mark Zingarelli”s Lunch Counter Diaries
Hello Stranger; Box Full Of Letters; Field Reportings; Farther Along.
Austin City Limits Festival in Austin, TX; Mekons in Hoboken, NJ; Wilco, Minus 5 in San Francisco, CA; Precious Bryant in Nashville, TN; Gary Louris in Nashville, TN; BR549 in Somerville, MA; Neko Case, Trailer Bride in Montreal, Quebec; Allison Moorer, Marah in Toronto, ON; Blue Sky Jamfest in Louisville, KY.
TOWN & COUNTRY
Brief regional features
Catherine Irwin (Louisville, KY); Paul Thorn (Tupelo, MS); Kimmie Rhodes (Austin, TX); Dan Zanes (Brooklyn, NY); Chitlin Fooks (Antwerp, Belgium); Hackensaw Boys (Charlottesville, VA); John Bunzow (Nashville, TN); Thea Gilmore (Oxford, England); Asylum Street Spankers (Austin, TX); Rockhouse Ramblers (St. Louis, MO); Gordons (Sparta, IL).
A PLACE TO BE
Hot chicken in Nashville, Tennessee.
DONT ASK ME NO QUESTIONS
Steve Earle (interview by Grant Alden).
THE LONG WAY AROUND
Rex Hobart (by Barry Mazor)
Kim Richey (by Linda Ray)
Delbert McClinton (by Silas House)
Johnny Cash (by Bill Friskics-Warren)
Johnny Gimble (by Bill C. Malone)
SITTIN & THINKIN
The role of politics of music (by Don McLeese).
NOT FADE AWAY
Sun Records collections; Elvis Presley; Wesley Tuttle; Jason & the Scorchers; Contenders; Silos; Joe Carson; Will Slayden; Lilly Brothers & Don Stover; Junior Kimbrough; Dave Dudley; Arrogance.
Peter Rowan & Don Edwards; Ryan Adams; Buddy Miller; Ray Price; Porter Wagoner; Blind Boys Of Alabama; Richard Buckner; Chip Taylor & Carrie Rodriguez; Peter Wolf; Ronnie Bowman; Lee Ann Womack; James Luther Dickinson; Waco Brothers; Slobberbone; Chris Mills; Hayseed; Tim Carroll; Will Kimbrough; Billy Ray Reynolds; Russell Smith; Ramsay Midwood; Cliff Eberhardt; Laura Cantrell; Mike Barfield; Domino Kings; Stewboss; Little Grasscals; Jon Rauhouse; Bright Eyes; Eyes Adrift; Mark Knopfler; Shannon McNally & Neal Casal; Chuck Pyle; Hayden; Otis Gibbs; Bethany Dick; Max Stalling; Tom Pacheco; Peter Mulvey; Earl Pickens & the Black Mountain Marauders; Iron And Wine; Bruces; David Grier; Okkervil River; Baptism River Ramblers; Richard Ferreira; Harry Manx; Steve Spurgin; Tom Armstrong. Live albums: Blasters; Handsome Family/Blue Mountain; Nanci Griffith; Resentments; Dale Watson; Hangdogs; Natalie MacMaster. Tributes: Jimmie Rodgers (by Steve Forbert); Woody Guthrie (by the Joel Rafael Band); Franklin Bruno (by Jenny Toomey); Lee Hazlewood. Guest collaborations: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band; Chieftains; Albert E. Brumley Jr. Imports: Si Kahn; Tennessee Twin; Linda McRae & Cheerful Lonesome; Radiogram. Books: The Life And Times Of Muddy Waters (by Robert Gordon); Roadkill On The Three-Chord Highway (by Colin Escott).
THE NO DEPRESSION TOP 40
A retail chart for July-August 2002.
Stuff we like
Ray Price with the A-Team (by David Wilds).