Bonnie Raitt photo by Marina Chavez It was written on the walls and windowshades Paul Siebel Mark Erelli and Jeffrey Foucault‘s album Seven Curses leads my list of favorite murder ballad albums. It’s not terribly traditional. Oddly enough, it’s not even especially grim. Erelli and Foucault’s selections are primarily 20th century … → read more

Sonora’s Death Row

Old West saloon I’m halfway tempted to try a few stiff shots of tequila before writing this post. OK, perhaps more than halfway tempted. I haven’t yet gotten to the point of the having the first, but perhaps you’ll be able to tell if and when I do. The key … → read more