A Global Army of Veteran Rockers
There is a group of bands that I should just out and out love, but for whatever reason, they have never risen to the lofty heights. Not that their stuff ain’t all that, because many time it is It…Continue
Many, many great "country songs" have been written and performed by otherwise straight rockers. Let's post some examples to show that you don't have to wear sequined clothing or wear your hair in a…Continue
I love songs that snatch me from the first note, and then rip into the splendor that is a great rock song. I am talking about the songs that grab me by the throat and never let go, until the…Continue
Keef and Tom Waits duet the old standard Shenandoah here:
As one of my friends described it...."the feral voices of centuries of cigarette and booze destruction. A mighty force indeed."
Despite my warnings below, I listened. (As Hunter Thompson used to say, "After all, I am a Professional.") It reminded me of this movie exchange:Continue
When The Wall Of Sound Met The New York Under Ground: The Ramones, Phil Spector And End Of The Century - A Single Notes Book--44 pages of stuff concerning this what appeared to be cosmic but turned out less than stellar meeting between the Two Walls of Sound.
From the Rhino Newsletter:…Continue
I know there are tons of Nick Lowe fans here in the Tribe who will welcome the rerelease of that great album. YepRoc featured Mr. Lowe and a lengthy interview about all the alcohol induced recordings that make up one of Mr. Lowe's classics--"Lowe sets the record straight on a few of our long-burning questions about the album. 'I can't remember having a plan at all, but it was terrific fun,' he says." See it all here: