Jimmy LaFave was one of Andy Adams first musical heros and now he pay tribute to the late great Okie-Texas singer songwriter who dramatically changed roots music in the Southwest and bravely left us with a song.
Safe passage, in any case, is a porch light lit, a proverbial lighthouse in the miles of vast darkness, a hope. A hope of making it through, one way or another, without losing yourself or what you hold dear. On the gentle opener to John Calvin Abney’s new album, he draws a line between himself […]
“Fullbright synthesizes the best songcraft from his home state — [Jimmy] Webb, Leon Russell and, by default, Merle Haggard.… He’s got a tune called “Forgotten Flowers,” a thoughtful country lament, that Tom Waits and Randy Newman could fight over.”— Thomas Conner, Chicago Sun-Times
Tracy Grammer is a nationally-touring multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and storyteller who has accompanied and opened for Joan Baez and recorded with Mary Chapin Carpenter. A favorite on the folk circuit, Grammer is primarily known as a sensitive and creative song interpreter with warm vocals and stage presence, pristine fingerstyle guitar, and an unshakable dedication to […]