Neil Kelly is a 20-year broadcasting veteran residing on the Western Slope of Colorado. He is passionate about all things music, and cherishes his roles as family man and husband. Find out more at reverbnation.com/neilkellymusic and reverbnation.com/rockrootsallstars. He is currently collaborating with fellow PopMatters journalist JC Macek III on a film project.
Tuesday, September 10 2013
He played bass with Elvis & Ray Charles. Produced everyone from Joan Baez to Jimmy Buffett. Norbert Putnam is a living legend, and with the release of the deluxe edition of Elvis at Stax, Putnam shares tons of stories with PopMatters, all of them gems.
Wednesday, July 24 2013
For the first time ever, the sounds of 1967 are revisited with the unearthing of two full Gold Star Studio sessions of a band that had their big chance stolen from them as soon as their ascent began. Their name was the Patch of Blues. They opened for the Doors. Audio archaeologists take heed.
Tuesday, November 26 2013
This superb collection properly revisits select songs from a wide portfolio, adding respectful guest appearances that accentuate more than not.
Monday, November 25 2013
Listening to this comp feels more like a college assignment, but the feeling of being properly educated is well worth it.
Sunday, November 24 2013
There's no way to sum up such a dynamic career on one disc. Period.
Thursday, November 14 2013
It's only hindsight that delivers the argument of the test of time, and Things Are Getting Better passes with flying colors.
Wednesday, October 23 2013
Southern Rock is alive and well through Gov't Mule. So is jazz ... and jam band music ... and funk ... and ... and...