Monthly Archives: April 2008

Nick Russo +11 – Ro

Nick Russo's Ro is not an easy listen, but it sure is rewarding once you're able to digest it. It's somewhat indescribable; one could...

Dave Alvin – West of the West

Dave Alvin is one of America's best songwriters, and as such runs the risk of alienating casual fans when he does an album of...

Tom Rush – How I Play My Favorite Songs

On this vid, Tom Rush demonstrates what makes his playing so special. His teaching style is perfect for beginning acoustic guitarists who haven't had...

Jimmy McIntosh – Orleans to London

At first glance, this record appears odd for a first-call player in Las Vegas. But the title says it all. Not only does it...

King Earl Boogie Band – Loaded & Live

England's Dave Peabody, this quintet's frontman, is usually found performing acoustic solo blues or in tandem with pianist Bob Hall, but is also an...

Pine Mountain Railroad – Alone with Forever

In a world where everything is at our fingertips, anyone with access to the internet can instantly listen to original recordings by Bill Monroe,...

Joan Osborne – Breakfast in Bed

In other hands, Osborne's penchant for jumping from genre to genre could peg her as a dilettante. But she's just so good at everything...

NRBQ and the Whole Wheat Horns – Derbytown: Live ’82

NRBQ is one of the most underappreciated bands in rock and roll history, and even this poorly-shot live show from 1982 does not change...

Dolly Parton – My Tennessee Mountain Home

If the first songs that come to mind when you think of Dolly Parton are "Two Doors Down" and "9 to 5," you need...

April 2008

FEATURES MICK TAYLOR Shedding Light on the Genius As young musicians in the U.K. began to channel American blues in the ’60s, guitarists emerged with names like...
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