Issue #58 July-Aug 2005
ON THE COVER: Lizz Wright. Photo by Aldo Mauro. Design by Art Chantry & Jamie Sheehan. Song lyric from Get Together by Chester Powers.
Hello Stranger; Box Full Of Letters; Field Reportings; Farther Along (Jimmy Martin, Johnnie Johnson, Jerry Byrd, Lalo Guerrero).
MIKED live reviews
Merlefest in Wilkesboro, NC; Richard Thompson, Greg Trooper in Nashville, TN; Kathleen Edwards, Mary Gauthier in Northampton, MA; Maria McKee in Arlington, VA; Paul Westerberg in Charleston, SC; Shins, Brunettes in New York City, NY; Honeyboy Edwards, Devil In A Woodpile in Chicago, IL.
TOWN & COUNTRY brief regional features
Shannon McNally (New Orleans, LA); Last Town Chorus (Brooklyn, NY); Johnathan Rice (Los Angeles, CA); Lee Boys (Miami, FL); Old School Freight Train (Charlottesville, VA); Grayson Capps (New Orleans, LA); John Reischman & the Jaybirds (Vancouver, BC).
DONT ASK ME NO QUESTIONS Q&A
by Andy McLenon
A conversation with Al Kooper.
THE LONG WAY AROUND extended features
James Blood Ulmer by John Milward Laura Cantrell by Linda Ray Del McCoury by Barry Mazor Sufjan Stevens by Kurt B. Reighley Graham Parker by Don McLeese Lizz Wright by Robert L. Doerschuk Rosalie Sorrels by David Whiteis
NOT FADE AWAY reissues
Jerry Lee Lewis; Gene Vincent; Son Volt; George Jones; Janis Joplin; Jerry Garcia; Bob Weir; Beau Brummels; Dave Van Ronk; Fairport Convention; Willie Hightower; Doris Duke; Wayne Cochran.
Ry Cooder; Bruce Springsteen; White Stripes; Ryan Adams & The Cardinals; Caitlin Cary & Thad Cockrell; Knitters; Michelle Shocked; Dwight Yoakam; Blue Highway; Jon Randall; Loudon Wainwright III; Frank Black; Frank Brown; Pernice Brothers; Campbell Brothers; John Hiatt; Chris Hillman; Ian Tyson; Stephen Malkmus; Redwalls; Grey DeLisle; Adrienne Young & Little Sadie; Kenny & Amanda Smith Band; Robert Gordon; Marcia Ball; Van Zant; Go-Betweens; Matthew Hebert; Johnny Hickman; Jimmy Ryan & Hayride; Jude Johnston; Paul Metsa; Peter Himmelman; Collin Herring; Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers; Ryan Holladay; Last Train Home; Bills. COMP LIST: Greetings From Area Code 207; The Kennebunk Coffeehouse; The Appalachians. TRIBUTARIES: Joe South; Billy Joe Shaver; Bread.
THE NO DEPRESSION TOP 40
A retail chart for March-April 2005.
SCREEN DOOR stuff we like
by Robert Baird
Country music across the Brooklyn Bridge.