Monthly Archives: November 2020

Looking for Records: Carpe Diem – Franklin, TN

It’s time again to watch me shop for records. Here’s a cool little store in my home town. Another reason to do the tourist thing and visit “Franktown.” And please hit those buttons below to LIKE and SUBSCRIBE

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Joel King (The Wild Feathers)

Photo by Rachel Moore (Joel King, far right) I grew up loving Country Rock bands. It seems though that for a while, they had become a thing of the past, with Americana-labelled singer-songwriters getting most of the attention. That is until 2013 when The Wild Feathers dropped their killer debut LP on us. They have […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Damon Johnson

Music City, it’s time to rock! Give a listen to “Battle Lessons”, the killer title track from the forthcoming album due out in early 2021 on Double Dragon Records from renowned guitarist, singer and songwriter Damon Johnson. Watch the cool in-studio video recorded at Rock Falcon in Nashville right here, right now. In addition to […]

Ranking Records—The 10 Best LPs of 1983

Well, 1983 was a such a tough year to pick 10 great records that I’m giving you 13 instead. While there are a few great ones, some sadly just had a few outstanding cuts rather than being great albums. My lukewarm feeling about the year in music was evident when I scoured other lists about […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Tom Mason

A Music City songwriter friend once told me that Music Row starts to look for new Christmas songs for its Country artists in June. These days it also seems that Christmas songs start spinning right after Halloween. It was never too early for Tom Mason’s third holiday album and tenth release, “Under a Mistletoe Sky” to get […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Kevin Burnstein

Photo by Diana King New-to-Nashville guitarist and songwriter Kevin Burnstein just had a crazy good debut album come out called “ATTACK DISTRACT DIVIDE.” Those caps in the title are intentional and emphasize the power of the message in Burnstein’s words sang over his simple but strong grungy sound. Tough times raise tensions and the songs […]

Great Forgotten Records: “The Lost Weekend” – Danny & Dusty

Here goes with the fourth installment of great records that you may have missed, the 1985 “lightning in a bottle” release by Dan Stuart (Green on Red) and Steve Wynn (The Dream Syndicate). Grab some beers, sit back and enjoy this loose and fun collaboration. PLEASE LIKE, SHARE AND SUBSRIBE