Post Tagged with: "Roots Music"

Tom Petty, Bob Dylan and Joe Strummer: The Singers and the Songs

Tom Petty, Bob Dylan and Joe Strummer: The Singers and the Songs

A look inside Tom Petty’s ‘An American Treasure,’ Bob Dylan’s ‘More Blood, More Tracks: The Bootleg Series Vol. 14’ and ‘Joe Strummer 001.’

Ross Hammond – ‘Riding Dragons in Winter’ (2018)

Ross Hammond – ‘Riding Dragons in Winter’ (2018)

Yes, Ross Hammond’s ‘Riding Dragons in Winter’ is relatively simple but when life gets too noisy and complicated, it’s time to return to elemental things.

Ry Cooder’s ‘The UFO Has Landed’ Finally Put His Amazing Career in Context

Ry Cooder’s ‘The UFO Has Landed’ Finally Put His Amazing Career in Context

Released 10 years ago this month, ‘UFO Has Landed’ was definitive in a way the always-restless Ry Cooder never quite allowed himself to be.

Buena Vista Social Club Captured Already-Lost History on ‘At Carnegie Hall’

Buena Vista Social Club Captured Already-Lost History on ‘At Carnegie Hall’

Released 10 years ago this month, ‘At Carnegie Hall’ remains the most complete testament to the Buena Vista Social Club’s sizzling mid-1990s Cuban revival.

The Wood Brothers – One Drop of Truth’ (2018)

The Wood Brothers – One Drop of Truth’ (2018)

With emotional directness, wit, and uncanny musicianship found on ‘One Drop of Truth,’ pure Wood Brothers translates into pure roots rock joy.

The Blind Boys of Alabama’s Down in New Orleans added a new musical wrinkle

The Blind Boys of Alabama’s Down in New Orleans added a new musical wrinkle

The Blind Boys of Alabama fixed a glaring hole in their amazing career resume with ‘Down in New Orleans,’ released on this date 10 years ago.

The Beatles, “Two of Us” from Let It Be (1970): Deep Beatles

The Beatles, “Two of Us” from Let It Be (1970): Deep Beatles

The Beatles’ “Two of Us” was meant to celebrate Paul McCartney’s new romance with Linda Eastman, but it also summarized his partnership with John Lennon.

Bob Dylan’s Trouble No More: I Haven’t Heard It, But I Already Have Issues

Bob Dylan’s Trouble No More: I Haven’t Heard It, But I Already Have Issues

Columbia Records touts the gospel-focused ‘Trouble No More’ as the “definitive retrospective of a pivotal period” in Bob Dylan’s canon. It’s not.

The Band’s ‘Christmas Must Be Tonight’ Remains an Unjustly Overlooked Holiday Classic

The Band’s ‘Christmas Must Be Tonight’ Remains an Unjustly Overlooked Holiday Classic

The Band’s perhaps too ambitious “Christmas Must Be Tonight” never became the seasonal favorite it should have been.

Mavis Staples goes behind the scenes at the Band’s Last Waltz: ‘It wasn’t rehearsed to go like that’

Mavis Staples goes behind the scenes at the Band’s Last Waltz: ‘It wasn’t rehearsed to go like that’

Mavis Staples joined the Band on “The Weight” after their famous ‘Last Waltz’ concert on Thanksgiving 1976 – and something amazing happened.

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