A veteran of countless sessions, Nashville legend Charlie McCoy is perhaps best known for his work on harmonica. So how did he end up on trumpet with Bob Dylan?Read more ›
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When he first heard that Bob Dylan had covered a tune from 1999′s Rumor and Sigh in concert recently, Richard Thompson admits that he figured he was being pranked.Read more ›
So many changes had occurred in the Byrds camp since they formed in 1964 and then wowed the pop world a year later by spearheading a new stripe of music coined folk rockRead more ›
Formed in 1985, the Optic Nerve garnered more attention and accolades in death than in life. Hailing from New York City, the band tooled about the local underground circuit and put out a couple of singles, but struggled to get arrested.Read more ›
Last year, a British singer-songwriter living in Spain by the name of David Philips made a no-frills record, The Rooftop Recordings, a bare-bones set of home recordings that depended entirely on Philips’ songsRead more ›
When going back and reading my take on John Hiatt’s last album Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns I almost thought I had already written my commentary on the one he’s got on tap next, because virtually everything you can use to describe Dirty Jeans could easily apply to Mystic Pinball.Read more ›
In a career first, the Indigo Girls have announced a symphony tour, set to kick off in Chattanooga, Tennessee on July 18 and continue into 2013.Read more ›