| Jul 16, 2010
| 5:22 PM
1. The Who - Summertime Blues
2. Wear Your Love Like Heaven by Donovan
1) Jarrett's Mixtape
a. Massive Nights by The Hold Steady
b. The General Specific by Band of Horses
c. The El by Rhett Miller
d. A Little More Cocaine...
| Feb 12, 2011
Who gets nominated for a Grammy? Musicians, sure. But who exactly, on paper, are they?
Take Frank Sinatra. Yes, he was a singer of incredible power, and garnered deserved nods for the beauty of his tone and his mellifluous phrasing. But artistry aside,...
| Jul 10, 2011
"Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West" by Dorothy Wickenden, Scribner: 320 pp., $26
Dorothy Wickenden's grandmother, Dorothy Woodruff, was 29 when she set out for a remote Colorado outpost in 1916 to teach the...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 1:04 AM
“John Denver’s Banjo Man” Jim Connor stopped in to visit family in Imperial on Tuesday and performed some of his favorite tunes on banjo and harmonica for them.
Originally from Alabama, Connor also has some roots in the Imperial...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 10:17 AM
The great under-appreciated country genius Charlie Rich -- he of "Behind Closed Doors," "Life Has Its Little Ups and Downs" and "The Most Beautiful Girl," not to mention the famous probably -drunken burning of John Denver's country music award on national...
| Sep 5, 2011
| 9:08 PM
Even though he’d never been to Aberdeen before, on Sunday Marvin Thiel could have sung “Hey, it's good to be back home again.”
Thiel, who impersonates John Denver as part of his music act, saw his son, Anthony Thiel, for the first time...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 4:35 PM
John Denver's geography might have been off a little in the lyrics of his song "Take Me Home, Country Roads," but he was right on when it came to promoting West Virginia tourism.
"Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River" have little to do with the rest of...
| Dec 8, 2011
Dobie Gray, a smooth balladeer and soul singer who scored his biggest hit in the early 1970s with "Drift Away," has died. He was 71.
Gray, who had cancer, died Tuesday at his Nashville home, said Charlie Andrews, his attorney.
Before he adopted the name...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Maugansville car show
Dash plaques to the first 50 vehicles. People's Choice trophy. There will be kids' games and free rides on Thomas the Tank Engine. There will be free clothing in sizes for all ages and toys. Free food. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today....
| Oct 2, 2011
| 7:17 PM
I'm curious why Brandon Short and Christian Marrero didn't get called up in September. I knew of Addison Reed because I was watching his stats early on. I'm baffled by some decisions, particularly regarding these two players. Even Kevan Smith should...
| Oct 8, 2011
| 9:38 PM
The sound of a folk instrument and a bomb could not be more different, but the two noises are part of everyday life for one Springs Folk Festival craftsman named Carl Gotzmer.
Gotzmer, 69, of Accokeek Md., is best known in Springs for his handcrafted...
| Jan 7, 2012
Much as we like to boast about Chicago's long roster of homegrown comedic talents (insert meaningful nod in the direction of Tina Fey and Stephen Colbert), audiences can sometimes forget how deep the local bench is at any given moment. But then every...