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Rant’n’Roll

Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer Drunken Songs Ray Charles, in “Let’s Go Get Stoned,” advised, “Ain’t no harm/To take a little nip/But don’t you fall down/And bust your lip.” The 28 various-artist tracks ...

Rant’n’Roll

Solo Fab T-Bird Singer/Songwriter/Harmonicat Kim Wilson, 66, started The Fabulous Thunderbirds in 1974. His growing body of solo work is hardly solo, relying as it does on the talents of others to fulfil...

Rant’n’Roll

Carl Sandburg’s Jazz Poetry Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) won three Pulitzer Prizes, wrote poetry and prose, sang folk songs and advocated for civil rights. He was born in Illinois one town over from where d...
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Rant’n’Roll

Photo by: Karl Ferguson Jr. (www.karlfergusonjr.com) Soul Man Extraordinaire Johnny Rawls harkens back to an earlier era of soul men. He’s currently Waiting For A Train (Catfood Records), produced by Jim...

Rant’n’Roll – Elvis!

It took me almost six months but I have finally waded through all 60 CDs of Elvis Presley:  The Album Collection (RCA-Legacy), the limited-edition boxed set commemorating the 60th anniversary of the release...