Monthly Archives: November 2008

Deadstring Brothers – Silver Mountain

The Deadstring Brothers hail from Detroit and bring a mix of crunchy rock and roll and rootsy country - think Rolling Stones. Cuts like...

Koerner, Ray & Glover – Blues, Rags & Hollers: The Koerner, Ray & Glover...

The fact that this folk-blues trio existed at all is noteworthy. By the time KR&G hit the national scene, first at the 1963 Philadelphia...

The Gladiators – Studio One Singles

In the years before Bob Marley became the star of reggae and eclipsed most others, a galaxy of lesser luminaries shone bright. The Gladiators...

John Scofield – This Meets That

It's never good to expect anything from John Scofield because he likes to throw a curve. With his latest release, he mixes great originals...

The Charlie Sizemore Band – Good News

Charlie Sizemore's career began at age 17, when he was hired by Ralph Stanley to replace legendary lead singer Keith Whitley. After leaving Stanley's...

Danny Schmidt – Little Grey Sheep

Cover art matters. Take the image on Little Grey Sheep, displaying an artfully moody image of a black sheep and a white sheep "doing...

Pat Conte – Gravest Hits

Long Island's Pat Conte is a rarity among record and instrument collectors in that he can really play. Actually, that's an understatement. One of the...

Chip Taylor and Carrie Rodriguez – Live from the Ruhr Triennale

This live set features an especially outstanding back-up band. Festival curator and virtuoso jazz guitarist Bill Frisell joins Greg Leisz on steel guitar and...

Grisman & Sebastian – Satisfied

John Sebastian and David Grisman first ran into each other in the early '60s, when Greenwich Village's Washington Square Park was the epicenter of...

Patterson Barrett – I Must Be Dreaming

"It's been a long time co-min'" is applicable to Patterson Barrett, who for decades has played in Austin. Born in Washington, D.C., his family...
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