Archive for August 26th, 2014

One Track Mind: Billy Joe Shaver with Willie Nelson, “Hard To Be An Outlaw” (2014)

One Track Mind: Billy Joe Shaver with Willie Nelson, “Hard To Be An Outlaw” (2014)

Willie Nelson’s presence here means a debt has finally been repaid.

Phil Ochs – Live Again (2014)

Phil Ochs – Live Again (2014)

We find Phil Ochs sharpening his weapons for a final attack on injustice.

One Track Mind: Henry Butler + Steven Bernstein, “Gimme a Pigfoot” from Viper’s Drag (2014)

One Track Mind: Henry Butler + Steven Bernstein, “Gimme a Pigfoot” from Viper’s Drag (2014)

This is music that builds on the past – rather than fetishizing it.

The time John Oates almost gave away a Hall and Oates charttopper: ‘Man, you’re out of your mind!’

The time John Oates almost gave away a Hall and Oates charttopper: ‘Man, you’re out of your mind!’

John Oates had started writing it for one of their main influences.

Jackson Browne – Standing in the Breach (2014)

Jackson Browne – Standing in the Breach (2014)

As layered as it is honest, as reflective as it is determined.

David Gilmour was at work on Pink Floyd masterpiece when he discovered Kate Bush: ‘I should try and do something’

David Gilmour was at work on Pink Floyd masterpiece when he discovered Kate Bush: ‘I should try and do something’

Through David Gilmour’s patronage, Kate Bush made her first demo, and her celebrated career was underway.

‘Maybe this new album is the end now for me’: Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant is at a career crossroads

‘Maybe this new album is the end now for me’: Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant is at a career crossroads

“It’s not going to happen,” he says of a reunion. “You’d have to exhume.”

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