Monthly Archives: April 2021

Great Forgotten Records – The Records

In England they called it “Shades in Bed” while in Amercia it was simply titled “The Records.” Well, whatever you call it, the debut LP from the British band The Records is a Power Pop masterpiece. And while there are a lot of us who haven’t forgotten this great record, it certainly deserves greater recognition […]

Looking For Records – Phonoluxe – Nashville TN

Here’s another good reason to come to Music City to look for records. Come with me inside the fabulous Phonoluxe and watch what I buy. This place is just full of tons of stuff! Please LIKE, SUBSCRIBE and SHARE!

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Ervin Stellar

Photo by Laura Partain Nashville newcomer, Ervin Stellar has a nifty new five-song Americana EP called “Nothing to Prove” that includes three new original tunes and a cool cover of John Fogerty’s CCR smash, “Who Will Stop the Rain.” He also brings back to life Jonathan Edwards’ great song from 1971 “Shanty.” Stellar not only […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Mike Donehey

Moving on from his role as lead vocalist and guitarist for the recently disbanded Dove Award-winning group Tenth Avenue North, Mike Donehey has just released an EP called “A Father & Two Sons.” Inspired by the familiar Biblical story of the Prodigal Son, Mike has crafted three songs, each told from the different perspective of the three […]

Ranking Records: The 10 Best LPs of 1985

Looking over the releases from 1985, I had some clear favorites but soon realized that I was probably being a bit contrary to what was popular that year. Nonetheless, I really liked all 10 that I picked. Have a watch and hear my stories, then tell me what your choices are from 1985. Thanks for […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Sam Robbins

Photo by Libby Danforth I could only imagine how exciting it must feel to be releasing a debut album. And while it’s a big step forward for an artist, it’s also a look back at the road travelled. Nashville singer-songwriter Sam Robbins gathers together his past reflections in the title track of his May 14 […]

The Ten Best Rock Autobiographies

Well, maybe they aren’t the ten best, but they are ones that I really enjoyed and think you too should read if you are a Rock music fan like me. As always, let me know what you think. There are some surprises in here! Please LIKE, SUBSCRIBE and SHARE!