September 25, 1988 |
Joe Ely returns this week with a new album, "Dig All Night," on Hightone Records. The Ely disc is full of self-penned tunes, including several songs ("Rich Man, Poor Boy" and "Settle For Love") which were originally recorded for a never-released album Ely cut for MCA Records. . . . Also on the comeback trail is Gary Stewart, who penned such country classics as "She's Acting Single, I'm Drinking Doubles."
May 14, 1995
Need a hot tape for this summer's run to Cabo? KSLX's classic-rock doyen humbly offers his short list of killer road tunes, presented in suggested order of play for maximum metaphorical resonance. Crank it up. 1. "Brand New Car" Rolling Stones 2. "Pink Cadillac" Bruce Springsteen 3. "Mercury Blues" David Lindley 4. "Hot Rod Lincoln" Commander Cody 5. "Fun, Fun, Fun" The Beach Boys 6. "You Can't Catch Me" George Thorogood 7. "Get Out of Denver" Bob Seger 8.
March 7, 1995 |
"What you're seeing here tonight is a family gathering around one of its members," said David Crosby from the Palace stage Sunday night, making his first concert appearance since his recent liver transplant. Crosby's presence on a show also featuring Jackson Browne, Ry Cooder, Graham Nash, David Lindley and Warren Zevon was appropriate. This evening was put together to raise money for Yvonne Calderon, wife of musician Jorge Calderon, who needs a kidney transplant.
June 6, 1995 |
Even those who haven't heard of Ry Cooder and David Lindley have most likely heard them, either through their extensive session work or, notably, their playing on Cooder's numerous film scores. Hearing the pair in concert at the Coach House Sunday, one had to wonder: Why spend millions making a movie when you can put these guys and a brace of stringed instruments onstage and get as much drama, depth, action, color and adventure as any screen could hold?