Issue #61 Jan-Feb 2006
Bonus web-only content for ND #49:
ND Best of 2005 ballots
ON THE COVER: Joe Henry. Photograph by Kristine Larsen.
Hello Stranger; Box Full Of Letters; Field Reportings; Letter From New Orleans; Farther Along.
MIKED live reviews
International Bluegrass Music Awards in Nashville, TN; Iron & Wine/Calexico in Seattle, WA; Freakwater, Marah in Lexington, KY; Caitlin Cary & Thad Cockrell in Des Moines, IA; Murry Hammond in Burbank, CA; Meters in Chicago, IL; Randy Newman in Birmingham, AL.
TOWN & COUNTRY brief regional features
Friends Of Dean Martinez (Austin, TX); Wayne Scott (Cranes Nest, KY); Cast King (Old Sand Mountain, AL); Edith Frost (Chicago, IL); Deadman (Austin, TX); Jenny Lewis (Los Angeles, CA).
NO DEPRESSION CRITICS POLL
The top new releases and reissues of 2005.
THE LONG WAY AROUND extended features
Joy Lynn White by Barry Mazor
Norman & Nancy Blake by Roy Kasten
Okkervil River by Kurt B. Reighley
Bobby Bare by John Morthland
Dann Penn & Spooner Oldham by John Milward
Joe Henry by David Cantwell
Susan Tedeschi by Jesse Fox Mayshark
Ellis Hooks by Kurt B. Reighley
Mac Wiseman by Barry Mazor
NOT FADE AWAY reissues
Ray Charles; Doc Watson Family; Delmore Brothers; Roy Brown; Atomic Platters; Los Pinguinos Del Norte; Lyn Collins; Shake What You Brought; My Goodness, Yes; Snooks Eaglin; Bruce Springsteen; John Fogerty.
Beth Orton; Merle Haggard; Marty Stuart; Billy Joe Shaver; Rhett Miller; Ryan Adams; Cat Power; Mendoza Line; Curt Kirkwood; David Childers & the Modern Don Juans; Robert Pollard; John Cale; Soundtracks (Brokeback Mountain, Elizabethtown, Four Dead Batteries, Walk The Line, The Squid And The Whale); Vashti Bunyan; Lesley Gore; Buddy Guy; Freddy Fender & Flaco Jimenez; Ronnie Bowman; April Verch; BR549; Subdudes; Our New Orleans 2005; Hands Across The Water; Gibson Brothers; Eric Andersen; Chris Mills; Drunk Stuntmen; Daddy; Lowe Profile; Angela Strehli; Robert McCreedy; Winterpills; Shelley Short; Brandi Shearer; Mark Mulcahy; Pinetop Seven; Jon Nicholson; Eddie Spaghetti; Bill Malone & Rod Moag.
Film At 11; Bound; No Depression Top 40; Screen Door.