Tuesday, May 1 2012
Copeland and Brooks infected my classroom with the ‘existential freedom’ that allows each person to stare into the darkness, yet somehow and someway, find the words, the voice, and the courage to sing a sweet song. That is, they gave us all the blues.
Tuesday, November 15 2011
I expected the performance of the Warren Haynes Band at the Vic Theatre to be good. I did not expect it to be one of the best displays of musical mastery and performative passion I have ever seen.
Monday, March 28 2011
The blues is full of songs about mean mistreater women, and Howlin' Wolf recorded more than a few. But in "Who's Been Talkin'", Wolf puts the blame for failed love affair on himself.
Monday, January 17 2011
Gov’t Mule will spend 2011 largely off the road, and they’ve earned the break.
Sunday, September 12 2010
Gov’t Mule shows up fashionably late to celebrate the new millennium.
Monday, March 1 2010
The longtime Allman Brothers Band guitarist will turn 50 this year, with Gov’t Mule turning 15 and earning a growing legend of its own.