Tag Archives: John McCutcheon

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. Jan. 21-27 (the Social Distortion/Social Studies edition)

After MLK Day and the Inauguration Day on Monday, music starts to heat up on Tuesday. Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding comes to the Mint and Cat Power lands at the Observatory. UK’s latest chanteuse Jessie Ware has a free show … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Woody

As most music fans, particularly Americana music fans, know Saturday July 14 marks the 100th anniversary of Woody Guthrie’s birth. There have been many events held and much music released associated with the centennial of this folk legend. This week … Continue reading

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