Now no matter what you think of rock and roll, I think you have to keep a nice open mind about what the young people go for, otherwise the youngsters won’t feel that you understand them. Now if we’re ready for our rock and roll specialist, we have Buddy Holly and the Crickets.
We’ll pick up on last week’s Tom Waits video with Twangville fave Joe Fletcher covering Wait’s “Bottom of the World.” Fletcher’s new album, You’ve Got the Wrong Man, arrives next week.
Someone recently pointed out to me that we have said nary a word about Tom Waits over the years. Sometimes the music speaks for itself.
I generally focus on live performance videos for our Monday Morning Video series however I’m going to make an exception this week. Longtime Twangville fave Matthew Ryan will be releasing a new album on October 14th. We’re beyond excited for it but, not surprisingly, the anticipation has sent us back into his archives. “The World […]
Austin’s The Greyhounds are gonna help us kick off the week with this bruising cover of the Nilsson classic “Jump Into the Fire.” Watch to the end to see what happens when the band thinks that the song is over but the audience does not.
Once upon a time there was a band called Scruffy the Cat. I have no idea where the name came from but it somehow fit the boisterous group from Boston. They rocked, rattled and rolled their way across the US for many a year, making a hearty racket wherever they went. They played the label […]
Nashville-based artist Andrew Combs passed through Boston a few weeks back and played this gem. I said E-M-I-L-Y, why, why tell me Emily You got me wrapped around your finger like a chain around a D-O-G, I said E-M-I-L-Y, why, why tell me Emily Oh woman like you are trouble with a capital T. Combs […]
We’ll stray a bit from our usual fare today. Here’s Jason Isbell and Bettye LaVette taking some obnoxious show attendees to task. It’s about the music, people.
I suppose I could try to write an introduction to this video but does this video really need one? Here are the Beatles performing “Don’t Let Me Down” on the roof of Apple Records back in 1969.