Americana singer-songwriters are fast becoming two-a-penny but there are still exceptions to the rule. One such case is Texas act Brad Boyer who with his easy on the ear, meaningful songs bucks the trend.
A finalist last year at the at Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk category Boyer debuts with an album produced by well-known…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on January 27, 2011 at 23:00 — No Comments
Sisters from Muscle Shoals, Alabama, Laura and Lydia Rogers make up The Secret Sisters who, by chance caught the attention of T-Bone Burnett after at an impromptu audition in Nashville. It being where fellow producer Dave Cobb (Waylon…Continue
Added by Maurice Hope on January 17, 2011 at 22:00 — No Comments
Here is a case of someone who shot to stardom in fairy tale fashion only for him to blow it on addiction, but that is another story and though a sorry one he isn’t the first who was unable to handle stardom.
Given a huge helping hand by country music storyteller, Tom T Hall who not only suggested he come to Nashville to try his hand at the music…Continue
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1971 and 1974 were the years when the two albums featured on this timeless collection and I dare you to think otherwise. Ronstadt’s big, powerful and pure voice is given room to express its range on the former Linda Ronstadt as…Continue
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