*Le sigh* From Francois Truffaut’s Jules et Jim.
Country-punk rockers Lone Justice‘s brief existence produced two fine albums, established lead singer Maria McKee‘s career, and helped to define the country-punk and nascent “alt.country” genres. This Is Lone Justice: The Vaught […]
You should question the quality of any “classic love song” playlist compiler if they don’t include something by the late, great Roy Orbison. The man’s catalog of great love songs and tales of […]
Hindsight being what it is, it’s not very hard to hear what major label executives were hearing when they signed Murfreesboro, Tennessee’s Self. Twas the era of “alternative rock,” after all, and […]
Because you don’t always need more than 75 seconds to declare your feelings….
By 1989, shock-rocker Alice Cooper had faded from the spotlight of the rock and metal worlds, thanks in part to the coming of punk, new wave, and 1980s pop. He continued to make […]
Classic country crooner is classic….
Though he would become synonymous with grand, bombastic soul ballads, singer Billy Paul‘s career did not start out that way. His 1968 debut–an album long out of print–was a live-in-the-studio recording of […]
Followers of the Seattle-area punk rock explosion of the late 1980s and early 1990s know and trust the name Girl Trouble. For the past thirty years, this foursome has held on to the […]
Kathy Heideman‘s Move With Love is an enigma. Who was Kathy Heideman? Nobody knows. Who played with her? Nobody knows. How many copies exist of this extremely rare record? It’s unknown. What […]