Tag Archives: Waylon Jennings

Billy Joe Shaver Lives Forever

Some years ago when Billy Joe Shaver was in town, Steve Morse, then of The Boston Globe, described him as “an American original.” I don’t know whether Steve invented the phrase; it has become so commonplace of late it sounds … Continue reading

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The 2019 Joe Val Festival—Photos!

Once again, another amazing festival produced and hosted by the Boston Bluegrass Union!  Dr Janie and I got to a fair amount of the shows, but of course there was lots more going on that we didn’t see: workshops, jams, … Continue reading

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Hits and Misses 2

Continuing this occasional department. . . (Number 1 is HERE.) • Chuck Cusimano: Cold in Colorado (Cusimusico Records, 2015) New Chuck Cusimano has a newer album out, which we’ll get to, but this one was new to me only a … Continue reading

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John Lincoln Wright’s “Takin’ Old Route One” Now on CD!

UPDATE 4MAY21: The CD is now available on eBay.  See Update HERE. UPDATE 28Apr21: CDbaby has closed their record store, and are now offering only services.  Amazon and cdUniverse appear to have no John Lincoln Wright CDs.  Collectors Choice shows … Continue reading

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