The only good thing about being quarantined from the rest of humanity is seeing some of live via the web shows that so many artists are doing. The ones doing it well are being genuine with their fans. They are sharing personally and bringing a little levity to add some fun to the isolation. BJ […]
Larkin Poe have an on-going series where the duo post videos of cover songs. They tend to be rooted in classic rock but they also venture into everything from blues to heavy metal to country. Here are a trio of gems from the collection: Van Halen’s “Runnin’ with the Devil”, John Denver’s “Thank God I’m […]
Let’s kick off the week with another John Prine classic. “You Never Even Called Me By My Name” was written by Prine and his good friend Steve Goodman. It later became a hit single for David Allan Coe, no doubt earning Prine and Goodman some fine mailbox money. It is humorously referred to as the […]
Gonna be a long MondaySittin’ all alone on a mountain by a river that has no endIt’s gonna be a long MondayStuck like the tick of a clock that’s come unwound again and again As we mourn the loss of the wit, wisdom, and humanity of John Prine, here’s a collection of artists paying tribute […]
FEATURED ALBUM Trouble Don’t Follow Me, Christopher Paul Stelling (from the Anti- Records release Best of Luck) Christopher Paul Stelling has never been much of a conformist. While many artists are expressing anxiety and frustration with the state of the world, Stelling has decided to celebrate harmony and contentment. It’s all the more noteworthy for […]
Australia’s The Buckleys share a running band joke and talk about why they return to the spot of their first gig every year.
The title says it all. Covid-19 continues its deadly march, leaving death and heartbreak in its wake. The music world is not exempted as a growing list of artists are being abruptly taken from us. In the past week, we’ve lost Adam Schlesinger (Fountains of Wayne), jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis, and country singer-songwriter Joe Diffie, […]
John Prine’s family shared the news yesterday that John is in critical condition battling the Covid-19. I’m certain that all here join Twangville in sending him best wishes for a speedy recovery. Here’s Prine singing with some friends, including “Angel From Montgomery” with Bonnie Raitt, “In Spite of Ourselves” with Iris DeMent, and “The Speed […]