James McMurtry has never sounded more visceral, more close up and present.
Steve Cropper explains his immediate connection with the Blues Brothers: ‘It was a community project’
“It was not just John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd,” Steve Cropper says of the Blues Brothers.
‘The Basement Tapes Complete’ brings us as close as we’ll ever get to a critical moment of shared inspiration for Bob Dylan and the Band.
Bob Dylan gave this concert 50 years ago tonight, and it still resonates.
Robbie Robertson’s willingness to speak from the heart gave moments like ‘Broken Arrow’ a new resonance.
This song is for Bob Dylan’s Seventies what “Like a Rolling Stone” was for his Sixties: a farewell.
In reanimating age-old songs like “Ain’t No More Cane,” Bob Dylan and the Band began a journey toward undiscovered new vistas.
This isn’t the broken-down Richard Manuel of lore. Instead, the Band’s lost legend sings ‘The Great Pretender’ with a palpable hunger.
Robbie Robertson’s son set out to reshape his father’s life as a children’s tale. He ended up with something that will resonate with everyone.
Lucinda Williams’ ‘Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone’ is an expection to the rule of double albums being full of filler. This one is all killer.