The most tragic histories can make the greatest songs, as the Indigo Girls’ “Rise of the Black Messiah” reminds us.
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50 years ago, ‘Turn! Turn! Turn!’ captured both the political and musical climate of the era – even as it confirmed the Byrds’ ascension.
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.
Fawcett’a songs possess the depth, maturity and easily engaging quality lacking from other singer-songwriters these days.
Souther is one of the best in the business at telling stories, period.
While the legacy of the Subdudes is firmly cemented as one of the uplifting and satisfying supergroups in recent roots music history, its front man is busy building upon his own legacy.
Tommy Malone might forever be known as a founder and frontman for the widely admired subdudes, but as he reminded us last year with his first solo effort in ages, Natural Born Days,
Let’s face it, the criteria of what makes a good singer-songwriter record are usually straightforward: does the singer-songwriter sing well and two, does he sing good songs?
The Byrds’ breakthrough single, a charttopping 1965 version of Bob Dylan’s “Mr. Tambourine Man,” came to them almost by accident — and created quite a rift along the way.
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?