Monthly Archives: April 2013

DR. JOHN & THE NITE TRIPPERS: Franklin Theatre / Franklin TN / March 29, 2013

The Doctor was in! Last Friday night, Dr. John came to downtown Franklin to medicate a sold-out crowd with a healing potion of New Orleans-flavored jazz and R&B in a soothing 100-minute set. In the process, seeing the 72-year old Rock and Roll Hall of Famer (Class of 2011) knocked another classic artist off my […]

Mike’s Music Lists: John Hiatt’s “Memphis in the Meantime”

Many great songs have been written about the city of Memphis. This list however deals with only one of them: John Hiatt’s “Memphis in the Meantime.” Hiatt is an American songwriting treasure, releasing 21 fine long players over a brilliant career dating back to 1974. His ode to the home of Elvis, Sun Studios and […]