Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Roots Albums of the Decade, 2010-2019 (#31-#40, pt. 2/5)

When considering inclusion on this list, I weighed the album’s positioning on my annual lists, how frequently I continue to listen to the recording, its impact on me—has it influenced me down a path of listening— and how enjoyable I continue to find the music. The final element is most important: can I listen to… Continue reading Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Roots Albums of the Decade, 2010-2019 (#31-#40, pt. 2/5)

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Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Roots Music Albums of 2013

These types of lists are fairly self-indulgent, but most things we do seem to be. What the heck, then? I am fairly confident in my choices this year- I created lists as the months passed, and have considered well in excess of a hundred albums for placement.  Here then are my favourite roots music albums… Continue reading Fervor Coulee’s Favourite Roots Music Albums of 2013

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The Gospel According to George (Jones)

Out next week, My Darling Clementine has a fine ‘throwback’ tribute to the departed King of Country Music, George Jones. Read about it and listen here. Maybe not the greatest song I’ve heard this week, but one that I think I appreciate more with each listen. Here’s another new track, “Tonight I’m Playing Possum” by… Continue reading The Gospel According to George (Jones)

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Walkin’ Talkin’ Dancin’ Singin’- July 19 & August 2, 2010

Two weeks in one this time out, with lots of time for listening and reflecting. Our plans changed and instead of heading up to Stony for a day of Blueberry, we headed to the mountains and the Canmore Folk Music Festival. I’ll write about that later; a great time was had. Rachel Sweet- Fool Around… Continue reading Walkin’ Talkin’ Dancin’ Singin’- July 19 & August 2, 2010

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