Several weeks back I wrote a blog post about songs that have made me tear up.
Mississippi John Hurt was born in 1892 and mostly lived in obscurity as a sharecropper in Avalon,MS. But thanks to Hurt’s recording of his song Avalon Blues, Hurt was easy to track down w
Drive-ByTruckers – Perilous Night
I found John Mooney’s Testimony album at a Salvation Army a few months ago. Thrift stores can be a great place to discover music. It’s a lot easier to take chances when the albums are chea
Boz Scaggs – Boz Scaggs
Van Morrison (Sir Van Morrison, that is) is unquestionably one of the singular musical talents of the 20/21’st century.
Two more great women songwriters have dominated my listening lately.
I hope that you all had a great record store day on Saturday. I certainly did. FWIW, it featured the nicest weather of this awful spring.
Record Store Day is Saturday, April 21. But perhaps it should be Monday, April 23. Perhaps it should be a national holiday. The post office wouldn’t deliver mail and the banks would close.
The Dustbowl Revival – The Dustbowl Revival