Archive for February 18th, 2015

Dwight Yoakam, “Second Hand Heart” (2015): One Track Mind

Dwight Yoakam, “Second Hand Heart” (2015): One Track Mind

On one level, it sounds like the Byrds. On another, Buck Owens. On another still, Gene Vincent. Keep going. At bottom, it’s uniquely Dwight Yoakam.

The Jeanies – The Jeanies (2015)

The Jeanies – The Jeanies (2015)

Imagine the sweetly salted vocals of Phil Seymour mixed with the muscular bite of bands like the Plimsouls, and you have the essence of the Jeanies.

The Eagles’ most legendary guitar improvisation … wasn’t: ‘That’s not like the demo’

The Eagles’ most legendary guitar improvisation … wasn’t: ‘That’s not like the demo’

The twin guitar solos that conclude “Hotel California” have moved into classic-rock lore. Turns out, the Eagles had to learn them note for note.

Tim Lee 3 – 33 1/3 (2015)

Tim Lee 3 – 33 1/3 (2015)

Tim Lee 3 fits the Americana rubric, but they’re much more than an assortment of sounds from the display case over at the museum of lost arts.