The life of a touring musician has its ups and its downs. The highs are often forgettable, while the lows are the stuff of legend. Music journalist Drew Fortune’s new book compiles 61 fantastic, hilarious, and occasionally thought-provoking stories from a vast array of musicians from all musical genres.
In 1994, Drag City released this little slab of vinyl from the lo-fi troubadour Bill Callahan. Though he had already released two albums and a handful of singles, it was “A Hit” that garnered him the world’s notice. It’s not hard to understand why this song quickly became popular in the underground. Callahan’s dour,… Read More ›