Monthly Archives: March 2021

Great Forgotten Records: Teitur – “Poetry & Aeroplanes”

Take a listen to one of my favorite records, the 2003 debut from Teitur, a singer-songwriter from the Faroe Islands who writes and sings in English. This is a beautiful Pop record with songs both simple and wonderfully arranged by producer Ruppert Hine. I hope that you like this one. Please LIKE, SUBSCRIBE and SHARE!

Ranking Records: The 10 Best LPs of 1973

When I started looking over the record releases from 1973, I was gobsmacked about how many great records came out that year. But once I got to looking over my initial list of possible candidates, picking out my top ten came quickly since they each were records that I spent a lot of time with […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: James Levy

Every now and then, it’s great to hear something that sounds just a bit different from the rest. Well, my ears just can’t get enough of the hypnotic and spellbinding title track to James Levy’s “Soldier.” Watch its fascinatingly cool video shot in downtown Los Angeles. Levy is a multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter who certainly stands […]

Ranking Records: Fountains of Wayne

This may by far be the toughest ranking I’ve had to do. FOW has made five great studio LPs and I’m more here to make sure that you give a listen to each and every one of them. Also be sure to see my summary of all the Proper Nouns you can find in their […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Mando Saenz

Hosting 11 Questions has been a great way for yours truly to discover new music from many unfamiliar artists. However, from time-to-time, I do get a visit from someone for whom I’ve long been a fan. Today my honored guest is fellow Texas to Tennessee transplant, Mando Saenz. Over the years, I’ve caught him live […]

Fountains of Wayne – Lyrics Full of Proper Nouns

I’ve forever been a huge fan of this fabulous band that took its name from an old lawn and garden store in Wayne, NJ that I used to drive by all the time. While I’m willing to bet that you saw their sexy video for “Stacey’s Mom” on MTV, I also hope that you have […]

Looking for Records: Half Price Books – Ft. Worth TX (South Hulen)

Here’s another record stop at the other Half Price location in Fort Worth. Man, did I get some cool stuff. PLEASE LIKE, SHARE & SUBSCRIBE

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Anana Kaye and Irakli Gabriel

Go ahead and mark your calendar for the March 19 release of what looks to be one of the most exciting Americana releases of 2021, “Whispers and Sighs” from David Olney and Anana Kaye. This record marks the last studio recording from songwriter’s songwriter, the late Olney, and it’s one on which he shares lead […]

Looking for Records: Half Price Books – Ft. Worth TX (South Hulen)

I’m back in Texas to visit the Half Price Book locations. Watch to see the cool things I bought plus an amazing revelation I had about why people write their name on records! PLEASE LIKE, SHARE AND SUBSCRIBE.

Great Forgotten Records: McGuiness Flint

Like Americana music? Then you will just love this 1970 LP from British band McGuiness Flint. PLEASE LIKE, SHARE AND SUBSCRIBE