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Thursday, November 6 2014

The Flatlanders: Now It's Now Again

The tale of the musical journey of the Flatlanders—Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Butch Hancock—from a house in Lubbock, Texas to a sold-out concert at Carnegie Hall.


Thursday, July 31 2008

The Eccentrics

You need not be popular to break the rules, and you need not be popular to break your own conventions. Sometimes the very best music is being crafted right on the fringes of the mainstream, and it is for that reason that sometimes you will find some of rock music's greatest DETOURS.


Wednesday, December 12 2007

The Best Singer-Songwriter Albums of 2007

What unites these artists is an individual presence -- a voice -- that is powerful enough to carry an entire album without retreating to the cozy confines of a band.


Reviews

Wednesday, July 6 2011

Joe Ely: Satisfied at Last

There's a reason that one man sang that he couldn't get no satisfaction, and another that he couldn't be satisfied -- because satisfaction doesn't make for interesting art, as evidenced by Joe Ely's first studio release in four years.


Wednesday, February 28 2007

Joe Ely: Happy Songs from Rattlesnake Gulch

Finely crafted, confident, and energized, Rattlesnake Gulch is another great album in singer-songwriter Joe Ely's canon.


Sunday, September 28 2003

Joe Ely: Streets of Sin


Blogs

Monday, July 7 2008

Joe Ely and Joel Guzman - 5 July 2008: Berwyn, IL, Fitzgeralds

Pictures by Sarah Zupko / Words by Karen Zarker.


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