Monthly Archives: July 2010

A Tribute to Hank Cochran

Today on Walkin’ the Floor a tribute to country music legend Hank Cochran who passed away earlier this week. Hank wrote “I Fall to Pieces”, “Make the World Go Away”, and “A-11”, to name a few. We’ll hear his music … Continue reading

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Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to heaven.”

My Father, who turns 70 this year, is a Yankees fan. Who can blame him? As a boy, he watched Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, Phil Rizzuto, and later Roger Maris, and Whitey Ford do what they did better … Continue reading

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The Gourds – Haymaker

When it comes to those relentlessly touring road acts, the bands that seem to never stop, there’s the tier that I’ve grown tired of, or at least disinterested enough to not bother with anymore. Then there’s the bands that I’ll … Continue reading

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Eilen Jewell Pays Tribute to Loretta Lynn

There’s a smile that kicks off Eilen Jewell’s new album “Butcher Holler”. It’s not a wholly sweet one, though it sounds nice enough until you see the clinch of her teeth and the flint in her eye. She needs that … Continue reading

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Is Chad Kroeger Married? Or The Strange World of the Non-Internet Dating Date

Dear Mr. Kroeger, When I first wrote about you on November 7th, 2009, or to be slightly more accurate, disparaged one of your songs on that date, I had no idea that nary a day would pass by since then … Continue reading

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Sid Selvidge Should Be Blue

Mississippi native, Sid Selvidge will be performing at Seattle’s Empty Sea Studio on Thursday, July 8th with Amy Speace. The bluesman cut his teeth early in the Memphis clubs like the Bitter Lemon, along side legends like Furry Lewis and … Continue reading

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