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Top Ten for 2009?

From the moment I sussed out the info that Steve Earle was releasing “Townes”, I knew I’d have to have that one. It’s a forever keeper. And, Guy Clark’s “Sometimes the Song Writes You” was getting multiple rave reviews before I’d ever heard of it, so I internet-ordered that. Kris Kristofferson’s “Closer to the Bone” kept me camped out by the mailbox for a while. Well worth the frostbite, though. Read more →

Stalking Todd Snider

Don’t you just hate it when one person has to ruin it for everybody? I’m sure it was nothing, probably just a fan who wanted to ask Todd Snider to play a favorite song. Or something. But she definitely took the wrong approach Friday night at The Sons Of Hermann Read more →

Amanda Shires @ The Sons of Hermann Hall

Dallas, June 29, 2007 The Todd Snider show at the Sons of Hermann Hall in Dallas Thursday night was called off at the last minute when word came that Todd’s flight out of Nashville was cancelled. Damn rain! We arrived early to find the handwritten sign pictured here tacked to Read more →

A Tale of Two Todd Snider Shows

Front Porch House Concerts, Boulder, March 6, 2007 Soiled Dove, Denver, March 7, 2007 Todd Snider played Colorado last week: March 6 at Front Porch House Concerts in Boulder and March 7 at the larger more commercial Soiled Dove down in Denver. I was lucky enough to go to both Read more →

Todd Snider – The Devil You Know

To begin with, I should admit that I’m a big Todd Snider fan. I mean, he’s funny, his records are great, and he performs in his bare feet. And when he needs them, based on the photos in the booklet that came with the disc, he’s got a super sweet Read more →

Mucklewain – August 19, 2006

Did you hear about Mucklewain? A brand new festival they held in Harriman, Tennessee, in August. Unbelievable SlackerCountry line-up (Steve Earle, Todd Snider, Scott Miller, Lucero, the Yayhoos, Jason Ringenberg, Kevin Kinney, Daddy – Will Kimbrough & Tommy Womack, Cory Branan, Allison Moorer, Webb Wilder, Mic Harrison, and more). We Read more →

Todd Snider & the Nervous Wrecks plus Fred Eaglesmith @ The Gypsy Tea Room, Dallas

The Fred heads were there. So were the Todd faithful. The big side of Dallas’s Gypsy Tea Room was about half capacity so there was plenty of room to maneuver through the crowd without getting jostled (or having to jostle) yet still offering a respectable turnout for Todd Snider and Read more →

Todd Snider – East Nashville Skyline

Todd Snider’s CDs have always been autobiographical and that’s never been more apparent than in his 2004 release from Oh Boy Records, “East Nashville Skyline.” The liner notes don’t have song lyrics but they have something even better: Todd’s notes in typical Todd style.  You can get a real sense Read more →

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