Vieux Farka Toure, the guitarist from Mali, in West Africa, played Terminal West in Atlanta on 22 April. I had the good fortune to see his father, Ali Farka Toure play at the Variety Playhouse in 1999 or 2000, so I was pleased to be able to see Vieux play this year. Like his father … Continue reading Vieux Farka Toure, Terminal West, Atlanta, GA, 22 April 2015
Michelle Malone performed with Drag the River at Eddie's Attic, New Year's Eve, 2009. It was a great show, as can be witnessed by these photos, taken with my Nikon D60 DSLR. For those who weren't there, here's what you missed. She'll be back this New Year's Eve!
I have a theory. Most rock anthems, regardless of how mediocre they are, become hits because the first time people hear them, they're stoned. It's the only explanation I have for Stairway to Heaven, which is musically very good, but lyrically lacking. Seriously, "if there's a bustle in your hedgerow, don't be alarmed"? If I … Continue reading Free Bird!