I’ve been revisiting some soul classics of late. High on my list is favorites is Dobie Gray’s uplifting “Drift Away”. Here’s Gray performing the song back in the 1970’s and a bonus video of Bruce Springsteen dusting it off in 2013.
Slim Cessna of Slim Cessna’s Auto Club and DBUK reflects on an attempt to start a dance craze and why his mom is the best.
Corb Lund on a band rider that’s no fun at all, fights at his first gig and writing songs while working at an early day job.
Let’s start the week with a question. Why aren’t Los Lobos in the Rock Hall of Fame? Over their more than 45 year career, they’ve demonstrated a mastery of broad musical styles alongside a tremendous commitment to artistic creativity and craft. Their live performances bring this range to life with an infectious energy. Here are […]
Shawn Mullins talks about the loneliness of the road and the part of his job that he really enjoys.
South Carolina guitarist Kenny George talks about rehearsing at a computer repair shop and the importance of networking.
It’s hard to go wrong kicking off the week with the Staples Singers. Here’s the group celebrating their 1999 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction with rousing performances of their classics “Respect Yourself” and “I’ll Take You There.”
One of my favorite things about seeing live shows (well, after the music) are the crazy comments that you hear along the way. Here are a few choice selections from summer/fall 2018. If this is your first time seeing me, you’ll realize that I’m an acquired taste. This next song here should weed you out. […]
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Willy Vlautin and Amy Boone of the Delines share an early gig that cleared the room and the need for artists to balance a social life with a solitary life.