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Monthly Archives: October 2003
John Gorka is a most unusual and talented singer-songwriter. His lyrics and music tug at emotions and feelings that linger beneath the surface of everyday conversations. His latest recording, "Old Futures Gone," is an uneasy meditation on the emotional life … Continue reading
Joe Henry’s is not a typical songwriter or bandleader. He works like a filmmaker who brings different elements together and watches how it all unfolds. "Tiny Voices" is his ninth recording. In his latest musical world, one finds threads of … Continue reading
Buck Howdy’s "Skidaddle!" is the farmer-cowboy-singer-songwriter’s major label debut of western swing-inspired songs for families with young children. Buck sings about cowboys, cowgirls and life on the range. His songs have plenty of silly lines for kids – and just … Continue reading
Montell Jordan’s latest recording, "Life After Def," finds the modern R&B singer-songwriter-producer creating a deeply personal album that shares his life and lessons learned in recent years. The recording is a rare combination of great writing, fabulous singing and equally … Continue reading
Darrell Scott is one of Nashville’s best singer-songwriters. But before he wrote his well-known work, he recorded a major label debut that wasn’t released. That story now ends with "Theatre of the Unheard," where Scott re-recorded the early songs where … Continue reading