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The Briefest of Tributes to John Hiatt

I just read Wikipedia’s account of John Hiatt’s career, a disjointed narrative that comes off more like a collection of bullet points than it does an essay. 672 more words


Sonic Gems: Joe Ely - Honky Tonk Masquerade

Born on February 9, 1947, Joe Ely was born in Amarillo, Texas and grew up to sing, write and play a curious mix of honky tonk,  country, Tex-Mex and rock and roll.  99 more words

Thought For The Day

Alejandro Escovedo & Joe Ely @ City Winery / Nashville TN / August 12, 2017

In 1980, I left my home in New Jersey for a new life in Texas. Following my heart and leaving the exciting New York City music scene behind, I was surprised to learn that I had moved near another city that was a hotbed for some of the best music to come out of the 80s and 90s. 776 more words

Concert Reviews

Music Single : Already Gone - Butch Hancock.

I remember the first time I heard this song.  I must have played it a dozen times.  Butch tells a tale that takes you on a little history trip about people losing their way of life and he doesn’t pull any punches.   110 more words

Country Folk