Tag Archives: Songwriters
John Clay, whose unique musical vision reflected a vicious honesty tempered only by his darkly innocent sense of humor, is dead at 74. By Dan and Christy Foster | The Rag Blog | January 14, 2015 AUSTIN — Austin lost its most … finish reading :
METRO | The unforgettable voice of John Clay
Kate McGarrigle. Photo from BeatCrave courtesy McGarrigles.comKate McGarrigle:The fading art of singing together “Some say the heart is just like a wheel, once you bend it, you just can’t mend it…” By Carl R. Hultberg / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Songbird Kate McGarrigle : Heart Like a Wheel
Vince Bell. Photo by David Byboth.One Man’s Music:Three-Day Ride to the Kitchen By Vince Bell / The Rag Blog / January 18, 2010 Legendary Texas singer/songwriter Vince Bell will be Thorne Dreyer’s guest on Rag Radio, Tuesday, January 12, 2-3 … finish reading Texas Songwriter Vince Bell : One Man’s Music
This is a fine book about Texas music, the singer-songwriter tradition, and a personal journey that ends triumphant in the here and now. By Joe Nick Patoski See ‘From Euphoria to Tragedy and Back’ by Michael Corcoran and ‘The Making … finish reading Vince Bell : The Life and Times of a Texas Songwriter
William D. Zantzinger was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to six months in 1963 in the death of Hattie Carroll. [Dylan dropped the “t” in “Zantzinger.”] Photo from Baltimore Sun via NYT.W. D. Zantzinger, subject of Dylan song, dies at … finish reading Death : ‘William Zanzinger Killed Poor Hattie Carroll’
Bo Diddley. Photo © Neal Preston/CORBIS.Bo Diddley’s beat changed the course of rock music. And his lyrics evoked a history that reached all the way to Africa. By Ned Sublette This article appears in the August issue of Smithsonian magazine. … finish reading Bo Diddley : Who Do You Love?