Let’s ring in the new year with Slaid Cleaves’ classic “One Good Year,” plus a bonus rocker from Matthew Grimm that highlight’s Woody Guthrie’s list of New Year’s resolutions from 1942.
December boy’s got it bad…
I posted a best songs list for the first half of 2014 back in July (here). Rather than replicate that list for my full year review, consider this the continuation — the best songs from the second half of the year. An Anthem for the Broken and A Song to Learn and Sing (Until Kingdom […]
Crowell sure knows how to write ‘em. Here is one of my favorites by the man, with an opening verse that seems tailor made for a Monday morning. The hour is early The whole world is quiet A beautiful morning’s about to ignite I’m ready for danger I’m ready for fire I’m ready for something […]
You know those idiots who scream “Free Bird” at every show that they attend? Sometimes dreams really do come true.
How about some vintage Uncle Tupelo (circa 1994) to start your work week? Why yes, that sounds good.
It’s always intriguing to hear two versions of a single song that sound dramatically different. Here’s a great example courtesy of the Silks and their song “Mud Money.” First we’ve got the full band ripping it up live and then singer Tyler-James (accompanied by Jess Powers) picking an acoustic version.
Here’s a song for your shopping soundtrack courtesy of Milwaukee-based troubadour Brett Newski.
As we begin Thanksgiving week here in the US, here’s a song for which I’m thankful. Thanks for the joy that you’ve given me I want you to know I believe in your song And rhythm and rhyme and harmony You’ve helped me along Makin’ me strong Oh, give me the beat boys and free […]
Here’s a vintage full-length concert from Social Distortion, captured live at CBGB’s in 1992. ‘Cause sometimes you need to start your week with a snarl.