Tag: Chicago

Mavis Staples – You Are Not Alone

Mavis Staples – You Are Not Alone Mavis Staples (with Jeff Tweedy) – “You Are Not Alone” Though the Wilco frontman approached the legendary voice of The Staple Singers about working together in 2007, it took them nearly three years to make it happen. Tweedy brought seven songs to the studio, writing three more during… Read more »

Andrew Bird – Fitz And The Dizzyspells

Andrew Bird – “Fitz and the Dizzyspells” American musician, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird’s 2009 release, Noble Beast, contains many of the elements fans have come to love about the solo artist (think hand clapping, whistling and a Mensa vocabulary). But Bird seems a bit more subdued on this go-around, with a sparer sound than… Read more »