Tag Archives: Shooter Jennings

August Desk Clearing: Shovels & Rope, Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, NRBQ and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Another busy month in the music world. What with Sir Paul re-signing with Capitol. R.E.M. announcing a big reissue of Out Of Time to celebrate the CD’s 25th anniversary. News that Bob Weir will release his first new solo album … Continue reading

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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 News: Slobberbone, Feelies and Hard Working Americans

  The Hard Working Americans are living up to their name. The group – Todd Snider (vocals, guitar), Dave Schools (bass guitar, background vocals), Neal Casal (guitars, background vocals), Duane Trucks (drums and percussion), Chad Staehly (keyboards, background vocals) and … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb.17-24 (the Dr. Dog/Hop Along edition)

The whirlwind known as the Grammys has come and gone but in its wake are some mighty fine shows. Women seem to outnumber the men when it comes to this week’s recommended shows. Wed. 2/17 Top Show: Lee Ann Womack … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 26-31 (The Fairground Saints/Jefferson Starship edition)

This week comes swimming in soul music. From veterans like Charles Bradley and Hall & Oates to youngsters like Mayer Hawthorne and Nick Waterhouse. And, expanding the musical definition a little broader: Trombone Shorty, Erykah Badu and Joe Bonamassa’s salute … Continue reading

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Catching Up With: Louis Armstrong, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, George Jones, Woody Guthrie and Muddy Waters

I have been meaning to do another roundup on new tribute projects and other archival releases, but every time I sit down to do one, there are new additions. Well, I am drawing the line in the sand today and … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. July 16-22 (The Pink Martini/Red Baraat Edition)

Got to get into overdrive here to get through this week’s zigs and zags but here I go. And let me know if you would have preferred me calling this the “Best Coast/Rogue Wave Edition” or “Hey Marseilles/Passenger Edition.” Promising … Continue reading

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