Issue #43 Jan-Feb 2003
On the cover: Alison Krauss. Photograph by Mark Montgomery. Song lyrics from “The Lucky One”, by Robert Lee Castleman.
Hello Stranger; Box Full Of Letters; Field Reportings; Farther Along.
Mark Zingarelli”s Lunch Counter Diaries
Linda Thompson in New York City, NY; Solomon Burke in San Francisco, CA; X in New Orleans, LA; Guy Clark, Mary Gauthier in Chicago, IL; Richard Buckner, Bobby Bare Jr. in Chicago, IL; John Wesley Harding, Josh Ritter in Los Angeles, CA; Robert McCreedy, Bellwether in Utrecht, Netherlands; Glen Hansard in Chicago, IL; Doug Sahm Day, Tribute to Augie Meyers in San Antonio, TX.
TOWN & COUNTRY
Brief regional features
Kathleen Edwards (Ottawa, ON); Todd Thibaud (Boston, MA); Jesse Malin (New York City, NY); Susanna Van Tassel (Austin, TX); Lucero (Memphis, TN); Mike Stinson (Los Angeles, CA); Saddlesong (Nashville, TN); Hobart Willis & the Back Forty (Snow Camp, NC); Martin Devaney (Minneapolis, MN).
THE LONG WAY AROUND
Kenny Roby (by David Menconi)
Justin Trevino (by John T. Davis)
Kieran Kane (by Peter Cooper)
Alison Krauss & Union Station (by Roy Kasten)
Seattles roots/jazz community (by Geoffrey Himes)
SITTIN & THINKIN
The role of King Records in American music (by Barry Mazor).
NOT FADE AWAY
Hard Times In The Country; Bob Dylan; Dwight Yoakam; Charlie Christian; Blackwood Brothers; Marshall Family; Harry Choates; Freda & the Firedogs; Bobbie Gentry; Jim & Jesse; Bluegrass Cardinals; Chris Whitley; The D Singles; Virginia Roots.
Billy Joe Shaver; Ron Sexsmith; Doug Kershaw; Pinmonkey; Little Sue; Mary McBride; Mountain Heart; Sadies; Chris Wall; Beaver Nelson; Buddy Greene; Jeffrey Foucault; Shiners; Los Pacaminos; Missy Roback; Open Road; Guthries; Edwin McCain; Deke Dickerson; Warren Zanes; C. Gibbs & the Cardia Bros.; Lonesome Brothers; Sisters Morales; Belleville; Don Nix & Friends; John Parish; Cicero Buck. Imports: Kimberley Rew; Ben Vaughn. Compilations: Makin Singles, Drinkin Doubles; Kris Kristofferson tribute; Antifolk Vol. 1; The Old, Old Story. Books: Lowell George; Music Makers; Josh White; Rainbow Quest: The Folk Music Revival And American Society, 1940-1970. Film: Gillian Welch; That High Lonesome Sound; Nanci Griffith; Standing In The Shadows Of Motown; El Vez.
THE NO DEPRESSION TOP 40
A retail chart for September-October 2002.
Stuff we like
The Ukulele Occasional (by Peter Blackstock).