Bands and musicians

Bios and stories about the artists we feature

FTV: Joe’s Blues

      Why is it that I do not like child prodigies?  Jackie Evancho is a wonderfully talented young woman, but even at the ripe old age of 15, I can’t enjoy her music.  Why?  Because she was a child phenom.  In trying to sort out my feelings about child prodigies, I have finally honed in […]

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The Best ?

Okay – I have seen it – The Best – a band with Joe Walsh and Jeff ‘Skunk’ Baxter on guitars, John Entwhistle on Bass, Simon Phillips on drums and a few assorted others . . . but this totally passed me by.  Clip here was recorded in Japan in 1990 . . . Joe […]

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Bar Scott: Grace

Bar Scott is a singer, songwriter, and writer who has recorded seven albums of original songs, and has published one book. Scott engineers, records, and edits most of her vocals and piano in her home studio, but leans on Dave Cook for the heavy studio lifting. Some of her favorite gigs have been in living […]

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Alligator Records: A Brief History

Alligator Records recently announced their 45th Annivesary Compilation will be released on June 10, 2016.  Alligator has been one of our consistant new music pipelines and it seems appropriate to share a little of their history with our listeners.  I have read this info in various forms before, but it just hit me that label […]

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