A Priceless Glimpse of Very Early Dylan

By Jeff Burger The Spirit of Radio collects three CDs’ worth of Bob Dylan’s seminal early radio performances and interviews. Especially considering that these recordings are more than half a century old, the sound quality is excellent. The CDs, which include informative liner notes, have been available separately and together in the past but have […]

Continue Reading

Show Review: Dustbowl Revival and Hot Club of Cowtown at CCAE in Escondido, California

Austin based trio Hot Club of Cowtown and Venice, California based The Dustbowl Revival are touring together in celebration of The Band’s fiftieth anniversary. Last night found them at the beautiful California Center for the Arts in Escondido, California. CCAE is home to a concert hall, a smaller theatre and a conference center. Last night’s […]

Continue Reading

Video Premiere: Jonah Tolchin’s “Every Dream Can Become a Nightmare” Lyric Video

Americana Highways is pleased to premiere this lyric video of Jonah Tolchin’s “Every Dream Can Become a Nightmare.”  “Every Dream Can Become a Nightmare” is Jonah Tolchin, with Fred Tackett on guitar, Larry Goldings on organ, James Gadson on drums and Alan Hampton on bass.  The song was engineered by GRAMMY-winner Sheldon Gomberg (Ben Harper/Warren […]

Continue Reading

Show Review: Todd Snider Enthralls Fans at Birchmere with Reed Foehl

photos by Melissa Clarke The barefoot Todd Snider led a spellbound audience through meaningful observation, dreams, songs, and sidesplitting laughter last Monday night at the Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia. Although Snider told the packed room his songs were never serious, they absolutely are. It’s just that he has a singular knack for approaching even grave […]

Continue Reading