5 Things You May Not Know About The Byrds’ ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’

In the late 60s, the American rock band the Byrds were ripe for a change. The band’s fifth LP, The Notorious Byrd Brothers proved to be another sterling example of the band’s established psychedelic experimentation,…

Shepard Fairey Unveils 15-Story Johnny Cash Mural

American contemporary street artist and graphic designer Shepard Fairey is best known for his viral designs featuring wrestler Andre the Giant and his “Hope” poster featuring Barack Obama. Last Saturday Fairey unveiled a 15-story mural…

Lucinda Williams Announces Tour to Commemorate ‘Car Wheels On A Gravel Road’ Anniversary

I was lucky enough to be living in New York City in 2007 when Lucinda Williams hit multiple venues to play her entire discography in reverse order. I caught “Essence” at Irving Plaza which, as…

Drive-By Truckers’ Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood To Put Out Unreleased First Record

A decade before they went on to front the mighty Drive-By Truckers Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood collaborated in their first band, Adam’s House Cat. Cooley, Patterson et al are set to share those halcyon…

Bobbie Gentry Box Set ‘The Girl From Chickasaw County-The Complete Capitol Masters’ To Be Released This Fall

Great news for classic roots music fans! The first major retrospective box set celebrating the pioneering and enduring legacy of Bobbie Gentry will be released by Universal Music on September 21st. “The Girl From Chickasaw…

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