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.
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Dion will always be remembered for his pre-British Invasion songs, but there was far more to him than “Runaround Sue” and “The Wanderer.”
Ross Hammond’s bare interpretation of “You Are My Sunshine” is an intimacy that comes from stark simplicity.
‘If I Has Wings’ is the work of a multi-talented musician liberating himself from the confines of staying within the lines of one genre to assimilate more ideas.
UK-born New Yorker Chris J. Connolly has figured out on debut album ‘Flying Lessons’ that keeping it simple makes it great.
Here is a review of David Philips’ pretty, ethereal number “Angel” from his upcoming album ‘If I Had Wings.’
Mark Saleski offers an in-depth examination of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Nebraska,’ primarily recorded on January 3, 1982.
Robben Ford discusses Joni Mitchell’s jazz period in the 1970s. He performed on some of her most closely dissected, if not always best loved, albums.
Highly personal songs addressing both personal and political issues propelled Bill Withers into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Eric Bibb’s civil rights blues manifesto ‘Blues People’ is poignant, and also entertaining.