VARIOUS ARTISTS: You Are There

          Various Artists You Are There Shanachie 622 www.shanachie.com   Back in the previous century’s videocassette era, Shanachie put out a series of early-1950s live performances by country acts (including Chet Atkins, Ernest Tubb and Marty Robbins) that had been excellently filmed by Al Gannaway. Most … → read more

INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS: directed by Joel & Ethan Coen

    INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS directed by Joel and Ethan Coen CBS Films/Studio Canal 105 minutes, Rated R www.insidellewyndavis.com   We expect Joel and Ethan Coen brothers to deliver quirky films whose logic drifts toward the surreal. Had that been the case with Inside Llewyn Davis, it would have been … → read more

VARIOUS: Woody Guthrie @ 100! Live At The Kennedy Center

        VARIOUS Woody Guthrie @ 100! Live At the Kennedy Center Legacy Recordings www.legacyrecordings.com   Regardless of Eleanor Roosevelt’s attention to leftist music, Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (1912-67) might have been surprised to find Washington, DC’s Kennedy Center honoring the centennial of his birth last year. Here it … → read more