Justin Townes Earle

Justin Townes Earle, son of musician Steve Earle and the namesake of Townes Van Zandt, is no stranger to the troubled times he sings about in his songs. The singer-songwriter struggled with drug addiction most of his life, but ultimately kicked the habit and put his life back in order. His blend of folk, blues, […]

Justin Townes Earle – Harlem River Blues

Justin Townes Earle – Harlem River Blues Justin Townes Earle – “Harlem River Blues” The first track off of his upcoming third release Harlem River Blues, this song finds Justin Townes Earle investigating the sound of the deep South, complete with a full-on gospel choir. Though the rest of the record covers more country and […]

Lucinda Williams – Still I Long For Your Kiss

Lucinda Williams – Still I Long For Your Kiss Lucinda Williams – “Still I Long For Your Kiss” This song, from the landmark 1996 record Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, had a long road before it saw the light of day. The record was originally recorded with Gurf Morlix in Austin, but was scrapped […]

Joe Pug

Chicago’s Joe Pug dropped out of playwriting school the day before his senior year, packing up his car and heading to Chicago. Working a carpentry job and writing songs, he quickly churned out an EP, Nation of Heat. An innovative marketing scheme that sent copies of the record to anyone that asked gained him some […]