Jack White and Bob Dylan – The Connections (UPDATE)

“He’s very good at making sure you don’t know him.” – Jack White(laughing) on his friendship with Bob Dylan (To Rolling Stone Magazine) Earlier this year Bob Dylan was honored at a tribute concert to benefit MusiCares. The lineup featured Jack White, Beck, Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Willie Nelson, and many others. Jack White played One More Cup Of …

April 06: Merle Haggard was born in 1937 Happy Birthday

April 06: Merle Haggard was born in 1937 Happy Birthday “By the time you get close to the answers, it’s nearly all over.” – Merle Haggard The first time we met is a favorite memory of mine. They say time changes all it pertains to But your memory is stronger than time. I guess everything does change except what you …

March 31: Lefty Frizzell was born in 1928, 87 years ago

  Some people can’t talk and express themselves; with me, expression comes in the form of a song, and it makes me very happy. So I’d lose my blues, hang on to what little I had, and it became a style ~Lefty Frizzell — Lefty Frizzell was the definitive honky tonk singer, the vocalist that set the style for generations …

March 9: Happy 85th Birthday Ornette Coleman

“Jazz is the only music in which the same note can be played night after night but differently each time.” ~Ornette Coleman “We in the Western world suffer from too many categories and classes; we’ve forgotten that we all still have diapers on. We’ve separated music from life.” ~Ornette Coleman One of the most important (and controversial) innovators of the …

Feb 26: Johnny Cash Birthday

..Johnny was and is the North Star; you could guide your ship by him – the greatest of the greats then and now. I first met him in ‘62 or ‘63 and saw him a lot in those years. Not so much recently, but in some kind of way he was with me more than people I see every day. …

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