Two recent projects have raised Shannon McNally’s profile over the past year or so, but collaboration is just one of the singer-songwriter’s strengths.
It sounds like the set-up for a bad gag: How many harmony singers does it take to (fill in the blank)?
The good news, however, is the emergence of Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale into card-carrying stars is no joke.
Like many Americans, Jorma Kaukonen is thankful to have a job these days. He is even more thankful that it is the same job he has had for more than 50 years.
It might be hard to imagine, but Kaukonen, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist with Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna, will turn 72 next month.
Anders Osborne grew up in Sweden, so it’s uncertain whether schoolchildren there were familiar with the “three R’s (reading [w]riting and [a]rithmetic).”
In her memoir “Diamond in the Rough,” Shawn Colvin takes a deep breath, then rattles off a list of heroes that she has been lucky enough to meet during the course of an almost 40-year career.