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11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Ro Myra

Oh Nebraska, what an inspiring state you are! Springsteen crafted a tragic tale about a terrible adventure there. Then there were great songs by Josh Rouse and The Cash Brothers that played off the state’s stark imagery. Now Nashville Americana artist and Nebraska native, Ro Myra, gives us her just-released, self-produced debut LP titled “Nowhere, […]

Let’s Open This Box Set: The Beach Boys’ “Feel Flows”

Watch me take a quick look at today’s mailbox surprise – the new Beach Boys’ box set featuring 108 bonus tracks from the “Sunflower” and “Surf’s Up” records. Amazing! PLEASE LIKE, SHARE AND SUBSCRIBE.

Let’s Open This Box Set: Eric Clapton

Here’s a look inside the 50th Anniversary edition of the debut solo LP by Eric Clapton, fresh off my doorstep. Anyone know why they changed from the original cover? PLEASE LIKE, SHARE AND SUBSCRIBE

Ranking Records: The Clash

It’s time to take a quick look at the six studio LPs released by “The Only Band That Matters,” England’s The Clash. I suspect that most of us will agree with what’s on top and what’s on the bottom! As always, tell me what you think and how you would rank these records. PLEASE LIKE, […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Andy Peake

This 11 Questions is a return visit for Nashville drummer/percussionist Andy Peake. He last visited us as a member of the band Big Shoes, but now Andy has written a batch of songs and got together with some of his Music City pals to record his debut solo LP as a singer-songwriter. Biglittle Records will […]

Squeeze @ Ryman Auditorium / Nashville TN / August 1, 2021

For 90 minutes on this Sunday night in Nashville, my experience was so surreal that I thought I was either dead or having one last wish fulfilled before the Grim Reaper came to take me away. That hyperbole pretty much sums up just how great it was to be back at a big concert. And […]

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: Carrie Welling

Nashville singer-songwriters Carrie Welling (today’s subject) and Alex Wong (a 11 Questions alum) have united to release their new single “Monster.” In a rather unique presentation, Monster has two versions that Carrie discusses in her interview below. Go and give some repeated listens to both the NIGHT and DAY renditions of “Monster” right now. Wow! […]

Let’s Open This Box Set: George Harrison – “All Things Must Pass”

Arriving today is the 50th Anniversary box set of the great George Harrison solo LP. Join me and take a look inside. PLEASE LIKE, SHARE AND SUBSCRIBE

11 Questions to a Nashville Musician: John McTigue III

After logging in 30 years drumming all over the world behind some of Music City’s best artists, John McTigue III has stepped out and assembled a “duets” record with some of his local friends. The resulting debut LP, “It’s About Time” is the first under John’s name and is a remarkable musical potpourri that he […]

Great Forgotten Records: Honeybus – “I Can’t Let Maggie Go”

Here’s one from 1967 that I didn’t even know about to forget in the first place. Let me tell you about how I discovered this great Beatlesque song and some of the “story” about the man and band behind it. And by all means – if you know more about Pete Dello and Honeybus please […]