Folk music icon and 2009 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Tom Paxton says he doesn't mean to preach. He just tries to hold a
The key comment in the liner notes for the Love Light Orchestra’s first collected recordings comes from producer/engineer Matt Ross-Sprang: “This music is really
Quintron, arguably the best one-name performer since Prince or Cher, is no stranger to Memphis. Due to his indefatigable touring, he's actually acquainted with
Talking Musik with William Eggleston.
William Eggleston, Improvised Music, Memphis Music
When I first discovered the early catalog of Charlie Rich, I cringed at the many tracks where Sam Phillips had overdubbed corny background vocals,
The Complete Chris Bell (Omnivore Recordings) The choicest cuts of this five-LP set (six if you include the interview disc) are well known, having
Julien Baker – Turn Out the Lights (Matador) On her second album, Baker, a regional girl done good, channels that Steinbeckian concept of the
“Sixty Soulful Years” celebrates the legendary studio that just keeps on making great music.
There are but a handful of recording studios in the world that have operated continuously for over half a century. Abbey Road, EMI's flagship
The Crooked Vines packed their trombones, saxophones, keyboards, and other gear into the Hi-Tone on a weekday night not long ago, when Memphis was still
At 81 years old, Earl "The Pearl" Banks is one of the most seasoned blues guitarists in the Mid-South, with experience reaching back to
After appearing on America’s Got Talent, the artist goes acoustic.
There was a time when Drew Erwin performed his original songs on an electric guitar, with a lead guitarist, keyboard player, bass player, and