Rolling Rootsy Revue 2015 Oslo – Photo Special Rolling Rootsy Revue is a touring Americana festival visiting three towns in Norway (and four in Sweden) this June, Bergen, Oslo and Trondheim. I was lucky to attend The Rolling Rootsy Revue 2015 in Oslo last night, and what a great collection of artists we were served. Fantastic … Continue reading Rolling Rootsy Revue 2015 Oslo – Photo Special
Sam John Hopkins (March 15, 1912 – January 30, 1982), better known as Lightnin’ Hopkins, was an American country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist and occasional pianist, fromHouston, Texas. Rolling Stone magazine included Hopkins at number 71 on their list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. Musicologist Robert “Mack” McCormick opined that Hopkins “is the embodiment of the jazz-and-poetry spirit, representing its ancient form in the single … Continue reading March 15: The Legend Lightnin Hopkins was born in 1912
Best Albums of 2014: 19-10 AS 2014 draws to a close, it’s time to look back on the last 12 months in music and as tradition goes, this involves the unveiling of our 35 Best Albums Of The Year – as always, it has been a struggle, we have fought and bled and finally agreed on … Continue reading Best albums of 2014: 19 to 10
Earlier Best albums 2014 posts: Best albums of 2014 according to Uncut Magazine & American Songwriter Best albums of 2014 according to MOJO & Q Magazine – Paste Magazine: The 50 Best Albums of 2014
Two more end-year lists. Uncut & American Songwriter are my two favorite music magazines & their 2014 lists are good. Alldylan.com will post our end-year lists sometime in December.