When we saw Justin Townes Earle last year he ripped through a rousing version of Lightnin’ Hopkins’ My starter won’t start (I been burnin bad gasoline). I have looked at a lot of Justin’s performances to find one that is equally good, there isn’t one… That said, there are a lot of very good ones. Since … Continue reading Videos of the day – Justin Townes Earle plays Lightnin Hopkins
“I’ll always be a rocker, but there’s nothing like a great country song and this is a well-written, great country song. My fans love it, too. They even sing the words along with me when we perform it live on stage.” – Wanda Jackson to NPR.org Justin Townes Earle is the producer on rock’n roll … Continue reading Video Premiere: Wanda Jackson and Justin Townes Earle – Am I even a memory?
[ws_table id=”13″] Here’s great short concert “Live on KEXP” His latest album: Other posts about Justin Townes Earle at JV -Egil & Hallgeir
..You know, Dylan didn’t even talk to me for the whole first month we were on the road. I thought that’s how it was going to be, but he eventually started talking to me, the way that Dylan talks. We talked a lot after that, but did we ever have a conversation? I think … Continue reading Steve Earle covers Townes Van Zandt (videos)
Racing in the Street is my favorite Bruce Springsteen song. It is a ballad written by Bruce Springsteen and was originally released on his album Darkness on the Edge of Town (1978). The song has been called Springsteen’s best song by a number of commentators. “…And “Racing in the Streets” is still perhaps the best Springsteen song ever.” … Continue reading Covers of Racing in the streets by Bruce Springsteen