Tag Archives: country rock

THE NORTH STAR BAND – Then & Now

April 26, 2022

The North Star Band 2022 Out of oblivion and on to the rodeo, outlaw also-rans claim their legacy and stave off riding into sunset. A seven-year run may have resulted in a seven-year itch for this bunch, who dared to … Continue reading

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DALE WATSON – Jukebox Fury

April 12, 2022

Cleopatra 2022 With Ameripolitan agenda set aside, alt-country fugitive runs for cover of familiar fare. Fiercely independent in his decades-long search for authenticity, this outlaw-scene veteran has eventually succumbed to the greatest temptation of all: an all-out album of outsider … Continue reading

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POCO – One Night In Nashville

March 31, 2022

Madacy 2004 / Purple Pyramid 2022 Also known as “Keeping The Legend Alive” and doing just that, a document of country-rock royalty’s very special show where founding members got together one more time. By May 20, 2004, when this concert … Continue reading

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CERI JUSTICE – Walk In Shadow

March 23, 2022

Ceri Justice 2022 Sad-eyed lady of the Midlands crosses the line between cold confusion and hot affection. If there ever was such a sub-genre as “Black Country rock” to span the outcrop of artists from around Birmingham area, Ceri Justice … Continue reading

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ERIC DEVRIES – Song & Dance Man

November 9, 2021

MiG Music 2021 Prairie winds blow Appalachian aroma from the fields of Netherlands on a platter that may become one’s fellow traveler. When a record’s first words are “I’ve got a truckload of curses” and the underlying strum is infectious, … Continue reading

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