Or: Paul Burch’s Jimmie Rodgers dream.
“Take me to Coney Island so the last thing in my eye/ Is you way up on the Wonder Wheel waving me goodbye.” … 2,181 more words
In Part One of our conversation with Paul Burch, we discussed his recently released tribute to Jimmie Rodgers, Meridian Rising, which is out now via… 2,576 more words
Plowboy Records 2016
Review by David Bowling
Paul Burch has been producing modern day roots music for several decades. He has now, for his tenth release, traveled in a very different and creative direction. 255 more words
Billed by Paul Burch as “an imagined autobiography” of legendary 1920s singer/songwriter Jimmie Rodgers, the marvelous Meridian Rising opens with a clarinet-spiced ode to the Singing Brakeman’s hometown of Meridian, Mississippi and ends an hour later with the infectious “Back to the Honky Tonks” and “Oh, Didn’t He Ramble,” a Dixieland instrumental. 167 more words