Tag Archives: country

40 Years of Stars and Bars

While I’ve posted numerous times about the 50th anniversary of The Velvet Underground and Nico this year, but I’ve been missing the chance to celebrate other faves. Now that I’m done with all those October horror posts I’m getting back on track with my notable music anniversaries. American Stars and Bars isn’t considered to be [...]

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You Belong to the Night

With the passing of Glenn Frey, the Eagles will never fly again. The band was beloved, but also hated for it. Whether you were an Eagles fan or not, their story is truly compelling and the documentary History of the Eagles: The Story of an American Band is required viewing for contemporary country music fans [...]

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Basement Band

45 years ago, in 1969, The Band released their classic sophmore album and changed rock ‘n’ roll forever. But, how did a group of nearly-all Canadians seem to absorb the entire history of American music from folk, to blues, to country to jazz and recreate it in their own inimitable way? While the band received [...]

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