Today: Lyle Lovett is 55

Lyle Pearce Lovett (born November 1, 1957) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. Active since 1980, he has recorded thirteen albums and released 21 singles to date, including his highest entry, the number 10 chart hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, “Cowboy Man”. Lovett has won four Grammy Awards, including Best Male Country Vocal Performance and Best Country Album. (- Wikipedia) Lyle Lovett – Simple …

Look out for: Yuma Sun

I saw Yuma Sun on a small stage last Thrursday, they were good. They’re a very promising band. A bit rough around the edges, as expected from a young/new band, but very playful and very exciting. They have a vision and they are on their way. They call their music “prairie rock”, and they fit the bill. It’s not country …

Great songs: Angie by The Rolling Stones

  The Rolling Stones performing “Angie” at the Los Angeles Forum, California, USA on Sunday 13th July 1975, part of the legendary Tour of the Americas (TOTA). The track is from the album Goats Head Soup (1973). Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, and produced by the Glimmer Twins, the song went straight to number one in the US …

Video of the day: 18 wheels of love – The Drive-by Truckers

Not a new picture of DBT, but todays video is not new either… There are only two other bands in the same divison as Drive-by Truckers these days, Wilco and My Morning jacket, The Holy fuckin trininty! Today we have chosen a live version (with a great intro of course) from the summer of 2006, Richmond: DBT 2006 lineup: Mike …

Today: Alan Price was born in 1942

Alan Price, from The Animals (top left) was born in 1942. Wikipedia: Alan Price (born 19 April 1942, Fatfield, Washington, County Durham) is an English musician, best known as the original keyboardist for the English band The Animals and for his subsequent solo work. Price is a self-taught musician and was educated at Jarrow Grammar School, South Tyneside and was a founding member of the Tyneside group The Alan Price Rhythm and Blues Combo, which …

The Best songs: Paint it Black – The Rolling Stones

One of the best and darkest rock songs ever recorded! “Paint It, Black”  by The Rolling Stones was released on 13th of May 1966 (the day after I was born, coincidence, I think not…) as the first single from their fourth album Aftermath (or not, read a bit more about this under). From Ready Steady Go: The song was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. Brian …

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