Monthly Archives: March 2020

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: George Shingleton

Photo by Erika Rock Few are gifted with a Classic Country voice as good and gritty as the one God gave Nashville artist George Shingleton.  George also writes his own stuff and his single, “Fire or Flame,” came out in February, and there’s another, “Handful of Hell,” coming out in April. A full album will […]

Ranking Records—10 Great Live Albums 1975-80

It’s been fun during this mess of a time we are having to listen to live LPs. Here’s a selection of ten great ones recorded and released between 1975-80. Forgive me but I’m gonna just cover these in chronological order. Thanks for your support and please be sure to press those “Like” and “Subscribe” buttons […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Wyatt Edmondson

Photo by Anna Haas Music City singer-songwriter, Wyatt Edmondson has recently released a five-track EP “If I Don’t Try”, his third, that you can get digitally and physically (both CD and vinyl). Watch Wyatt perform the title track in this live version. Dig his nifty guitar-picking, especially those harmonics! Inspired by Dave Mathews, Edmondson said […]

Ranking Records: Gram Parsons

Here I look at the recording career of one of my favorite artists of all-time, the late great Gram Parsons. “GP” helped launch the Country Rock movement with what he called “Cosmic American Music.” I will walk through his early days with the International Submarine Band, The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brother and his solo […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: The Lovers

To find out more about Nashville music duo The Lovers, you will have to google your way around a French electronica band of the same name. But once you do, you will be happy you found the gentle Americana sound of Amanda June and Cole Vosbury. The pair met here in Music City following Cole’s […]

Ranking Records—Steely Dan

Although it can easily be said that Steely Dan never put out a bad album, here’s how I wound rank the nine studio LPs from the genius of Donald Fagan and Walter Becker. In addition, I will supply you with some tidbits of knowledge about rare tracks should you find yourself longing to be a […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Kim Richey

While I love that this space has introduced me to many new Nashville artists who I (and maybe you) may have never otherwise got to hear, it’s always a joy to work with someone I’ve admired ever since I moved to this great city. The latest 11 Questions subject is one of Nashville’s best writers […]