The Sampler for Tuesday 7 May 2013
Nick Bollinger reviews the reunion of angry English singer Graham Parker and his band The Rumour; the vocal debut of respected producer Ethan Johns; and a tribute to southern songsmith Bobby Charles by Long Island native Shannon McNally.
Artist: Graham Parker and the Rumour
Songs : A Lie Gets Halfway Around The World, Sirens In The Night, She Rocks Me, Three Chords Good, Snake Oil Capital Of The World, Long Emotional Ride
Album: Three Chords Good
Artist: Ethan Johns
Songs: Hello Sunshine, Whip Poor Will, Morning Blues, Red Rooster Blue, Rally, The Turning, Don't Reach Too Far
Album: If Not Now Then When?
Label: Three Crows
Artist: Shannon McNally
Songs: Street People, Small Town Talk
Songs: Long Face, I Must Be In A Good Place Now, But I Do, String Of Hearts, Cowboys and Indians
Album: Small Town Talk
Label: Sacred Sumac