The picture is grainy, the sound far too tinny. Still, there’s no denying the magic going on as Bob Marley returns to “Is This Love.”
S. Victor Aaron picks the best of 2014’s non-jazz albums, including Lucinda Williams, Me’Shell Ndegéocello, Drive-By Truckers and others.
His solo recording career had lain largely dormant since a promising late-1970s debut. But this solidified a striking resurgence for Rick Danko.
Neither seemed all that interested in ‘The Last Waltz.’ But their performances are the heart and soul of the film.
Cracker always stood with a foot in both of these California music beds. ‘Berkeley to Bakersfield’ fully explores their twinned inspirations.
Tom Petty enthuses about the Traveling Wilburys off-handed creative spark, saying they’d record a track, then write the lyrics over dinner.
A terrific collaboration with Killeen Foundry reminds us of everything Jerry Giddens was, and what he can still become.
Steve Cropper shares the secret to his remarkable output with Stax: ‘Everyone was there for the same reason’
The frenetic pace kept Steve Cropper so busy, there was often little time to actually take the stage to play.
When Levon Helm decided to return to the Americana roots that had for so long nourished his career, he did it his way.
Luke Reynolds joins us to talk about his deeply intriguing new album ‘After the Flood,’ and how it advances his well-respected career.