Maynard And the Musties are Donna Mcelroy's friends and so I came to them with zero knowledge and, based upon two songs, thought they were definitely good enough. But I am a huge country fan so I probably would.
Then I was asked to do the Q & A today and planned to get around to really listening to the band before Thursday for sure. And I finally got to it today and I am systematically blown away.
I don't know why or how but I chose Christopher Paul Stelling, Woody Fuller chose Geoffrey Wilson and Donna and Joseph Franklin chose Joe Maynard -and all three are giften singer-songwriters.
Joe has a Willie Nelson-y twang and a Gram Parsons story telling vibe and you can hear it all on his breathtaking 2009 first album "So Many Funerals". I streamed "Great Life" at random and immeditaely went to itunes and picked up the album.
I may get around to reviewing the album (I am doing the Q&A at Muse on Thursday, and I may write the review as well – I wouldn't mind it) but if I don't at least I can Grade it: A. Not just the songs, which are root strong, but the playing which is gorgeous. It is like John Wesley Harding had a shoot out with Merle Haggard.
If you won't take my word for it, here is the myspace, stream ur country ol' heart out. And check out the muse and music…
at the top of the singles charts and at the top of the movie box office
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – November 1978 (Volume 10, Number 6)
I’m not taking the band QUITE as seriously as I once did
Rocky Kramer’s Rock & Roll Tuesdays Presents “Rocktober” On Tuesday October 4th, 2022 7 PM PT on Twitch
Rocky Kramer will be hosting “Rocktober” on this week’s episode of Rocky Kramer’s Rock & Roll Tuesdays on Twitch. Tune into Twitch on Tuesday, October 4th, at 7 PM PT for this amazing show. Rocky Kramer is a guitar virtuoso, often being compared to the greatest guitar players in the world. Rocky has performed on…
“In these shows I’ve got some stories to sing, and some songs to tell…”
heavy metal all killa
a scary 87K EAUs
don’t let her father distract you
his sonic landscape largely exceeds his simple roots in folk
The globally streamed 6 hour concert presented by Fenix360 and WOWtv for the “Let Me Help Inc.org Foundation” (a 501c3 charity) for “Children of the World”, Saturday, October 1st, 2022, Reviewed
between the needs of charity, the needs of empathy