CD: Chip Taylor & Carrie Rodriguez’s “The New Bye & Bye”

November 3rd, 2010, 10:07 am by Greg

The new Bye Bye
(Train Wreck Records, 2010):

Carrie Rodriguez released her third solo album, “Love and Circumstances,” earlier this year. It’s a delicious all-covers album which finds her delving into the songbags of Richard Thompson, Merle Haggard, John Hiatt and others. (Read our review here)

But Rodriguez first came to national attention with a string of albums that featured her as the fiddling ‘n’ singing musical partner of Chip Taylor, the author of such gems as “Wild Thing” and “Angel of the Morning.”

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LIVE: Chip Taylor @ The Linda, 3/5/10

March 11th, 2010, 11:20 am by Greg


What do Jimi Hendrix, the Troggs, reggae star Sister Carol, comedian Sam Kinison, LA punk pioneers X, Cheap Trick, Hank Williams, Jr. and a host of other musicians over the past almost half century have in common?

All of them have performed and recorded singer-songwriter Chip Taylor’s seminal 1960’s hit, “Wild Thing.”

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