FRANK SOLIVAN: Family, Friends and Heroes

Family Friends and Heroes

          FRANK SOLIVAN Family, Friends and Heroes Compass Records   People used to make albums, you know, with a beginning and a middle and an end. Given the way we buy music these days, it seems like the impetus to make a real album — … → read more

The Ballad of Stringbean and Estelle

“David ‘Stringbean’ Akeman” (image from Dirk aka Dave Kelly, via myspace) Murder in Music City Although the story behind this week’s song, “The Ballad of Stringbean and Estelle,” is forty years old, it’s in the minority of songs among our normal repertoire in that involves some unfinished business. In November … → read more