Even after leaving the Drive-by Truckers, Jason Isbell has continued to wow and amaze. His literary songs and rockin” guitar licks accentuate catchy and heartbreaking melodies. I saw Isbell and Shires a year ago in Hartford in an acoustic setting. It fit so perfectly in the at the Wadsworth Atheneum Art Gallery that I wasn”t […]
Video selections from the first part of my two part Soul Collection playlist labeled The Seranade starting with Marc Broussard’s version of “I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know” popularized by Donny Hathaway.
I always thought how inspiring it must be for a musician to walk on stage in fromt of 12,000 screaming fans. But what about when it is 12 fans? How inspiring is that? Pretty damn inspiring if the Deadstring Brothers are any example. In reality there were more than 12 people at Zydeco two nights […]
I often get harassed for my blackberry addiction. While I don’t deny the accusation, I feel somewhat redeemed to have recently used it to help Emerson Hart, former singer-songwriter from Tonic, in a performance last week. In the middle of the set, Hart began playing Jim Croce’s “Operator.” The Croce classic is one of those […]
Beth Whitney, Leave Your Shoes (Partial CD) [MySpace] At this point in the year there’s less new music to talk about. Its that time for the record companies to start releasing the records that they know we’ll buy for the holiday season like our beloved Christmas albums and “best of” records for our friends and […]
Its been 10 years since Last Train Home first started playing at IOTA in Arlington, Virginia. They’ve since moved on to good ole East Nashville but they still haven’t forgotten the little club that gave them their start. Available now is their DVD release from a show they did back in April of this year […]
With 33% of the votes, you chose the Robert Plant & Alison Krauss‘s The Raising Sand as your favorite new album in a recent Twangville poll. Help us celebrate by enjoying these Robert Plant and Alison Krauss videos. Don’t forget to vote in this week’s poll!
Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, ‘Raising Sand’ (Full CD) Ever since Robert Plant formed the Honeydrippers and sang the cover “Sea of Love”, I’ve forgiven him for ever being anything but Led Zeppelin. Now with the help of T-Bone Burnett, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss have teamed up to produce the best collaboration since last […]
With 72% of the votes, you chose the Garrison Starr‘s The Girl That Killed September as your favorite new album in a recent Twangville poll. Help us celebrate by enjoying these Garrison Starr videos. Don’t forget to vote in this week’s poll!