Drive-By Truckers – Danko / Manuel

Drive-By Truckers – Danko / Manuel Drive-By Truckers – “Danko/Manuel” On their somewhat overlooked 2004 release The Dirty South, the venerable Athens, Georgia sextet produced this ballad that pays tribute to two departed members of legendary group The Band.  Rick Danko, who died of a heart attack in December 1999, was a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist […]

Ryan Adams – Answering Bell

Ryan Adams – Answering Bell Ryan Adams – “Answering Bell” This song, from Adams’ sophomore solo record Gold features Adam Duritz of the Counting Crows on background vocals. After his debut solo record Heartbreaker caught critics’ ears with its folk-rock sound, Adams expanded his sound to include a distinct rock and roll references, emphasized here […]