If any singer deserves, and can use, a career retrospective, that man is Glen Campbell
Glen recorded these songs solely for Presley, so Presley could decide whether to record them or not
The UK bids farewell to one of the greats
a pop singer/songwriter core and often lush instrumentation
See ya lata, Glen!
I really felt highly, highly inspired
the narrator fears for his life and misses his significant other
I am talking about a period way before the digital age, where information was not available as it is now,… I got the chance to see the Los Angeles premiere of ‘The Wrecking Crew’ at Sonos Studios last Wednesday night, and I got the revelation: Hundreds of hit records of the 60s were recorded using the same collective of Los Angeles musicians
I am what I hate in other people’s attitudes about music when it comes to movies… I just think the new movies ain’t got the same soul. But music I know, and a look at this awful awful list and only one thing is certain: the rest of the nominees can’t lick Campbell’s boots.
Dave Alvin of the Blasters original covered by Marshall on the sublime Live… My Truck Is My Home, the original is a rough and tumble rockabilly rave up you can just imagine the Blasters charging through. But Crenshaw… man, that guy finds the heart in everything .
There is nothing they can do about; they can’t, or won’t, or it becomes fraught with difficulties and miscues, speak to their loved ones. “I love you daddy”, but where is daddy? What do the words mean to him?
This is a primer for all country friends and wannabe country fans out there. You don’t know where to start on your country collection, start in the 20th Century and start here