I first heard of the Louvin Brothers while scanning the writing credits of the Byrds’ Sweethearts of the Rodeo album, the 1968 album that shocked the counter culture to its knees by embracing what seemed at the time to be outdated, anachronistic music associated with crushingly unfashionable conservative values. Yet the mastermind behind that album, [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Country'
Bob Collins - Wednesday 22.06.11, 09:26am
Terry Lane - Thursday 16.09.10, 13:04pm
This month Robert Plant releases his ninth solo album, Band Of Joy. The title taken from the name of a group he was in with John Bonham before both joined John Paul Jones & Jimmy Pages to tour the USA as the New Yardbirds, subsequently renaming the band Led Zeppelin. The rest is history!
Led Zeppelin [...]
Terry Lane - Tuesday 20.07.10, 13:43pm
The Latitude Festival is much more than a music festival with a broad range of arenas, stages and tents offering theatre, poetry, film, dance, literature and music. But for this review I will concentrate on my Latitude Festival 2010 music highlights.
As with previous years, many festival goers and keen campers began to arrive on the [...]
Terry Lane - Tuesday 13.10.09, 15:37pm
Hey Negrita release unplugged fourth album, Burn The Whole Place Down – A Real Live Acoustic Smoke Out.
Transatlantic country folk band Hey Negrita release their fourth studio album; a stripped-down, unplugged, melody-enriched twelve track acoustic album.
To record Burn The Whole Place Down, Hey Negrita purposely decided to switch off their amps, pair down the drums [...]