Jim Lauderdale, What Was the First Album You Ever Bought?

July 15th, 2014, 11:00 am by Greg
Jim Lauderdale

Jim Lauderdale

“It was Meet the Beatles. I was just a young kid, but I saw them on `The Ed Sullivan Show’ when they first came out, and that really changed my life.

“Of course, looking back at them now, I realize that those early Beatles records had American roots music all over them – Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Carl Perkins, Buck Owens.”

Americana kingpin Jim Lauderdale teams up with the Nashville-based all-female bluegrass band Della Mae on the main stage at the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival at the Walsh Farm in Oak Hill on Saturday (July 19).

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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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