Singer-songwriters

Mickey Newbury, “Summertime” (1993): One Track Mind

Mickey Newbury, “Summertime” (1993): One Track Mind

When Mickey Newbury covered a song, he did it with such intensity that it’s hard to imagine it done any other way. Here’s another example.

Dion, “Sanctuary” from Recorded Live at the Bitter End, August 1971 (2015)

Dion, “Sanctuary” from Recorded Live at the Bitter End, August 1971 (2015)

Dion will always be remembered for his pre-British Invasion songs, but there was far more to him than “Runaround Sue” and “The Wanderer.”

James Taylor’s Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon was both huge hit, and comfy return

James Taylor’s Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon was both huge hit, and comfy return

Released on March 16, 1971, the instantly familiar ‘Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon’ meant James Taylor wouldn’t go down as a one-shot wonder.

Florence + the Machine, “What Kind Of Man” from How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful (2015)

Florence + the Machine, “What Kind Of Man” from How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful (2015)

Florence + the Machine follows an introductory video of sweeping expectancy with something that provides a more detailed sense of what’s ahead.

Chris J. Connolly – Flying Lessons (2015)

Chris J. Connolly – Flying Lessons (2015)

UK-born New Yorker Chris J. Connolly has figured out on debut album ‘Flying Lessons’ that keeping it simple makes it great.

David Philips, “Angel” from If I Had Wings (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

David Philips, “Angel” from If I Had Wings (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

Here is a review of David Philips’ pretty, ethereal number “Angel” from his upcoming album ‘If I Had Wings.’

Emily White, “Borrowed Man” from Staking Flags in the Valley (2014): One Track Mind

Emily White, “Borrowed Man” from Staking Flags in the Valley (2014): One Track Mind

Emily White blends an expressive and earnest vocal quality with evocative and colorful lyrics.

Luke Reynolds, singer-songwriter: Something Else! Interview

Luke Reynolds, singer-songwriter: Something Else! Interview

Luke Reynolds joins us to talk about his deeply intriguing new album ‘After the Flood,’ and how it advances his well-respected career.

Graham Nash, “Simple Man” (1971): Forgotten Series

Graham Nash, “Simple Man” (1971): Forgotten Series

Graham Nash doesn’t dilute “Simple Man” with wish-fulfillment fantasies. There’s just this: a heart that longs for what’s been lost.

How Bob Dylan inspired Lloyd Cole to a stirring comeback: ‘That gave me some momentum’

How Bob Dylan inspired Lloyd Cole to a stirring comeback: ‘That gave me some momentum’

Lloyd Cole just released his best album in 30 years. We have Bob Dylan to thank.