We’re on the trail of the seemingly untraceable John Manning, a talented singer-songwriter who released a lone album, then disappeared.
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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.
It might seem, well, so unusual, but Tom Jones counts Bob Dylan as a hero. That led to a surprise appearance at the recent MusiCares Foundation concert.
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.’
Lydia Salnikova shares her new delight with ‘New Heart’, a smaller arrival than usual, but another bundle of joy nevertheless.
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.
Amanda Kravat crafts a billowing dream of what could be — for herself, and for this song.
Fawcett’a songs possess the depth, maturity and easily engaging quality lacking from other singer-songwriters these days.