Tag Archives: Johnny Cash

July Desk Clearing: Bowie, Flamin’ Groovies, Black Oak Arkansas & Porter Wagoner

So the big music news this week probably is the announcement that Bruce Springsteen is releasing a companion CD to accompany the publication of this autobiography Born To Run on Sept. 27. The CD, entitled Chapter and Verse, is an … Continue reading

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What’s Up For Record Store Day

I won’t bore you all with why I have been absent of late but it involves computer woes that hopefully are behind me. I was going to do a round up of this weekend’s shows (and I still might) but … Continue reading

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Friday Desk Clearing:

Amidst various computer challenges, I did come across some interesting music news items this week that I wanted to share. Pride And Joy, the documentary that heralded filmmaker Robert Mugge made on Alligator Records in 1992 gets its Blu-Ray release … Continue reading

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What’s Old Is New: Bob Dylan, Love, Mad Men & The Vulgar Boatmen

Wanted to catch up on some recent music news, beyond that of Ryan Adams completing his re-do of Taylor Swift’s 1989 album. Word is out today that Volume 12 of the Bob Dylan Bootleg Series will be released on November … Continue reading

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What’s Old Is New: Van Morrison, Lou Reed and the Carter Families

The first Velvet Underground album I bought was an odd MGM repackaging of White Light/White Heat. It was cool, mysterious and a little bit frightening for a Midwestern teen. Loaded, however, was my second VU album and the one that … Continue reading

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More Weekend Recommendations: From the Blasters To Banhart

I overlooked two interesting events happening this weekend. Up in Ventura, the Roadshow Revival will rev things up in Mission Park. While it is entitled “A Tribute to the Music of Johnny Cash,” it is more than just a tribute … Continue reading

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Random Notes: From Johnny Cash to Johnny Thunders

Did I predict this would happen or what? No sooner than I post Tuesday’s tribute roundup than I pick up the LA Times and see a big Randy Lewis article on a new Johnny Cash tribute. Look Again To The … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Desk Clearing: John Denver, Johnny Cash, Skinny Puppy and Wild Honey in the news

I have been meaning to share some news that has come across my radar in the past couple weeks. From the House of Cash comes news that a new, posthumous Johnny Cash collection Out Among The Stars is due in … Continue reading

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Oldies But Goodies From Bob Dylan to Ned Doheny, Los Lobos to Little Feat

There have been a much of news on the archives front that I wanted to share. The Rolling Stones‘ Live 1965: Music From Charlie is my Darling has just been released digitally by ABKCO on Jan. 21. The CD, which … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In LA: More For Jan. 15-18 (The Ray Stinnett Codicil)

I had been curious why Johnny Rivers was playing at the Saban Theater during the Whisky’s big anniversary week and thanks to an article in the LA Times by the always interesting Randy Lewis, I found out that Rivers had … Continue reading

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