Delaney & Bonnie Together (but not for long)

On this snowy day, when school, er... I mean work is cancelled, my wife, Amy, and I are listening to classic albums. One of these is Together, by the husband-wife duo of Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett. This is such a great album, filled with wonderful songs, including two of D&B's biggest hits, "Only You Know … Continue reading Delaney & Bonnie Together (but not for long)

So long, Doc Watson

This is just a short post to note the passing of a genuine American hero, Doc Watson, the great folk guitarist and singer. When a man lives to the age of 89 spending much of his time doing what he loves, it is hard to mourn his death -- we should all be that fortunate. … Continue reading So long, Doc Watson

Put me in, Coach… into the Hall of Fame, that is!

The first rock album I ever bought was Pendulum, by Creedence Clearwater Revival. "Have You Ever Seen the Rain" was a hit single at the time, and for some reason it resonated with my young, teenage soul. Ever since then, I've been a fan of John Fogerty, who -- for those two or three people who … Continue reading Put me in, Coach… into the Hall of Fame, that is!

The best singer-songwriter you’ve never heard of

Actually, she may be the best singer-songwriter. Period. I'm talking about Canadian folk singer Lynn Miles. If I were shipped off to the proverbial deserted island with the music of just one artist to keep me company, I'd take Lynn Miles's four CDs. I've been a fan of Ms. Miles since her album Slightly Haunted … Continue reading The best singer-songwriter you’ve never heard of