The Albums That Shaped Me, August 2018

Over at Fervor Coulee Twitter  I am spending August exploring my music roots with Thirty-Two Albums That Shaped Me/Thirty-One Days Inspired by a summer of sorting (not that you would notice) and tidying (again, obvious only if you knew what it looked like before) I am going to try to explain my music journey in… Continue reading The Albums That Shaped Me, August 2018

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Between the Cracks, Summer 2017: what have we missed? reviews

A selection of albums that have worked their way my direction these last few months. Americana of a variety of flavours. Railroad Earth– Captain Nowhere One recalls RRE as one of the first ‘big tent’ bands to be selectively-shunned by bluegrass festivals. Lost track of them somewhere around The Good Life (2004), but became reacquainted… Continue reading Between the Cracks, Summer 2017: what have we missed? reviews

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Walkin’ Talkin’ Dancin’ Singin’- July 4, 2010

This week’s listening- Reckless Kelly- Somewhere in Time by Pinto Bennett Great songs with details that establish places and characters vividly; if they were in a book, they’d leap off the page. “Thelma,” sung by Pinto, drifts into Townes territory. Most of the songs have an edge, either in instrumentation or tone- songs of life’s… Continue reading Walkin’ Talkin’ Dancin’ Singin’- July 4, 2010

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Walkin’ Talkin’ Dancin’ Singin’- June 28, 2010

This week, my six-month Sirius freebie expired. Now that that distraction is gone- as much as I enjoyed listening to Chris Jones, Elizabeth Cook, Mojo, and even Kasey Kasem on Saturdays, I don’t really need the service; I know I am my own best dj- So, I can concentrate on whole-album listening a bit more.… Continue reading Walkin’ Talkin’ Dancin’ Singin’- June 28, 2010

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