One of the smartest, and simultaneously sweet and subversive songwriters in Nashville, Tommy Womack has recovered from a life-threatening 2015 car crash and released Namaste, an album with a front cover that conveys his gratitude for recovery.
Margo Price, J.D. McPherson, Webb Wilder and the Planet Rockers showcased the Sun Records sound with songs from the label and some original tunes that were clearly inspired by Sam Phillips’ work
The tour is billed as “Three Women and the Truth,” and that’s, well, the truth. There is a whole lot of truth in the songs of Mary Gauthier, Gretchen Peters and Eliza Gilkyson,
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Jason Wilber’s “Echoes” finds him performing songs by other writers. He’s covering a lot of ground here – Leon Russell’s “A Song for You,” the Rolling Stones’ “As Tears Go By,” Pink Floyd’s “Echoes,” Joni Mitchell’s “Edith and the Kingpin,” David Bowie’s “Oh You Pretty Things” and Stevie Wonder’s “Overjoyed.”
The Flower Power cruise, which embarks in Ft. Lauderdale and includes stops in Falmouth, Jamaica and Nassau, Bahamas, will be hosted by the Monkees’ Micky Dolenz. Artists on the cruise include Eric Burdon and the Animals, Chad and Jeremy, The 5th Dimension, Lovin’ Spoonful, Rare Earth, Spencer Davis, Three Dog Night and the Yardbirds.