Mostly Concerning Music
It’s funny how a song will come into your mind. Laurence used to play a lovely version of Arthur McBride and the Sergeant on the guitar. 1,164 more words
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, April 21, 1989
Twenty-five years ago today–on April 12, 1989–Steve Earle played the Pacific Coliseum, touring behind his new album 382 more words
Jason Isbell has been making music for a long time, but he’s never made a record sober before.
On his new album, Southeastern, the former Drive By Truckers member turned solo artist found himself without a drink in his hand for the first time after years of living hard – a lifestyle that ultimately led to his firing from the band that brought him fame and acclaim. 2,479 more words
For me, music…song…has been more than a solace. These songs are magic spells, able to bring back dead days and friends and afternoons and the eyes of that one you loved, and lost, and the heat of a summer on the back of your neck on a beach you’ll never see again. 1,080 more words
I’ve been trying all day, all weekend in fact, to figure out why Kenny Roby’s “Memories and Birds” record (released in 2013) is one of my favorite records not just in recent years, but of all time. 930 more words