VARIOUS: Look Again To The Wind: Johnny Cash’s Bitter Tears Revisited

  Various Artists Look Again To The Wind Sony Masterworks 06067 www.sonymasterworks.com       Forthcoming film: We’re Still Here: Johnny Cash’s Bitter Tears Revisited directed by Antonino D’Ambrosio Johnny Cash was “a holy terror … a dark and dangerous force of nature that also stood for mercy and justice … → read more

Lake Marie

Prine’s stuff is pure Proustian existentialism. Midwestern mindtrips to the nth degree. And he writes beautiful songs. I remember when Kris Kristofferson first brought him on the scene. All that stuff about “Sam Stone” the soldier junky daddy and “Donald and Lydia,” where people make love from ten miles away. … → read more

Woody Guthrie House To Be Rebuilt

What once stood as a two-story, six-room house that belonged to Woody Guthrie is now just a mass of overgrown weeds and a sandstone foundation. However, this abandoned lot will not remain vacant for much longer. On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 7:30 pm, a benefit concert is being held … → read more

The Devil’s Right Hand – Highwaymen and Songs of the Road

The Highwaymen–Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson This is the second post this week on Steve Earle’s “The Devil’s Right Hand.” See the first post here. Today’s post reviews some of the covers of Earle’s song, and we wrap up with a serendipitous find from The Jason Paulson … → read more