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Monthly Archives: June 2009

Darrell Scott – Modern Hymns

 

Darrell Scott’s latest CD highlights his performing prowess rather than his songwriting chops – all 12 cuts are covers. This isn’t the first album on which Scott has displayed his interpretive abilities, but here he tackles a wider range of material. Song choices include Gordon Lightfoot’s “All (more…)

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J.J. Grey & Mofo – Orange Blossoms

 

JJ Grey continues a long line of singer/songwriters who grew up in the South and soaked up everything that makes music from that region so unique. On his second effort for Alligator, Grey proves adept at soul, R&B, rock, country, and gospel, interchanging parts of each. (more…)

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ZZ Top – Eliminator

 

For its 25th anniversary, the most iconic of all ZZ records (one of the first albums to “go diamond,” signifying sales of 10 million copies) gets a much-deserved deluxe treatment, with the original 1983 album and seven bonus tracks on the CD, the band’s four memorable (more…)

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Dan Tyminski – Wheels

 

Even if you haven’t heard of Dan Tyminski, you’ve likely heard his music. His Grammy-winning version of “I Am A Man of Constant Sorrow” from the soundtrack O Brother Where Art Thou? garnered a ton of radio airplay. Few musicians can count on a lifetime gig, (more…)

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June 2009

 

FEATURES King’s Ransom Seagal, Gibbons, and Albert King’s Flying Vs United by their devotion to a musical form and a deep respect for one of its legends, an action-film superstar and rock-and-roll icon spend some quality time with three guitars made famous by blues royalty. By Wolf Marshall The Airline 62-9015A From Montgomery Ward’s Airline […]

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