Tag Archives: Glen Campbell

Mining The Archives: Nesmith, Campbell, Garcia, Hendrix…

Always a good day when I can spread some good news about Michael Nesmith. On April 18, his Infinite Tuesday: An Autobiographical Riff (Crown Archetype) will come out and to coincide with its publication, Rhino will release a companion CD, … Continue reading

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In The News: Glen Campbell, Kurt Cobain and Alex Johnson

Two rather sad stories that I saw on Billboard today. Kurt Cobain‘s childhood home in Aberdeen, Washington is up for sale. The 1,522 sq. ft. house is listed for $400,000. And the story says that the house contains items, like … Continue reading

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What’s New From Old Friends: The Mavericks, Dwight Yoakam, Glen Campbell, Paul Kelly, Lead Belly and Buena Vista Social Club too.

A number of familiar old names have some interesting new projects on the horizon. Glen Campbell, who just won a Grammy and has an Oscar nomination, will see the release of the soundtrack to this highly praised documentary Glen Campbell…I’ll … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 9-15 (The Avett Brothers/ Dr. Dog Edition)

Everyone can exhale now that the Grammys are over. Congratulations to the winners, and to the other nominees too. In case you missed the fine print of the winners in the Americana genres. They included Rosanne Cash‘s three awards (Best … Continue reading

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Friday Deskclearing: Spain, Afghan Whigs and Hard Working Americans

I wanted to gather up some interesting items that have been gathering in my inbox. First, let’s dig into the archives. Rhino has assembled a 4-disc boxset that focuses on Captain Beefheart’s work in the early ‘70s. Sun Zoom Spark … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A.: June 11-July 4 (The Spring Standards/Summer Twins super-sized edition)

I’m going to run through the rest of June while I have the opportunity. The excellent Nashville singer-songwriter Amelia White continues her Western Swing this week with shows at the Coffee Gallery Backstage Monday, Room 5 Tuesday and the Cinema … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Feb. 6-12 (Dr. Dog Chuck Prophet edition)

It’s Grammy Week so it’s not surprising that it’s also a very crowded week of shows. Among the many choices, two stand out. Monday night, Glen Campbell appears at the Grammy Museum as part of his “last time around” tour. … Continue reading

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