Monthly Archives: July 2005

Son Volt – Okemah and the Melody of Riot

When he fronted Uncle Tupelo with Jeff Tweedy, Jay Farrar was the poetic counterpoint to Tweedy’s punk rocker persona and the contrast made for a balance that’s always seemed lacking in Son Volt.  And while Farrar has managed to pull … Continue reading

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Eleven Hundred Springs – Bandwagon

  Download an mp3 from this CD “Why You Been Gone So Long” OK, so it’s been almost one year to the day since Eleven Hundred Springs released “Bandwagon” on Palo Duro Records – their biggest label release to date.  … Continue reading

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Robert Earl Keen – What I Really Mean

Over the last twenty or so years, Robert Earl Keen has become the quintessential Texas singer songwriter.  He’s honed his ability to weave a quirky story with familiar oddball characters and put it to a catchy tune that frequently manages … Continue reading

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