Highly personal songs addressing both personal and political issues propelled Bill Withers into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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Eric Bibb’s civil rights blues manifesto ‘Blues People’ is poignant, and also entertaining.
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.
He questions the idea of originality anymore, but his music makes the case.
Bob Dylan spoke as part of a forthcoming Guthrie-related audio book.
A ringing reminder of his ability to inspire, in good times and those decidedly worse.
It’s of little surprise that Jackson Browne keeps returning to this song.
Not long after leaving the Blue Things, Stöecklein laid bare his deepest yearnings and despair.
It’s not often that I think of Bruce Springsteen songs in the same context as the Viet Nam era and the American culture of that time, but “All I’m Thinkin’ About” has always reminded me of Canned Heat’s “Heading Up The Country.”