Author: Jim Allen

Jim Allen's night job is fronting country band The Ramblin' Kind, rock band Lazy Lions, and working as a solo singer/songwriter. His day job is writing about other people's music. He has contributed to NPR, Billboard, RollingStone.com, and many more, and written liner notes for reissues of everyone from OMD to Bob Seger, but his proudest achievement is crafting a completely acceptable egg cream armed only with milk, Bosco, and a SodaStream seltzer maker.
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5 New Blues Albums You Need to Hear

What’s new on the scene? Releases from Grammy nominee Janiva Magness, Muddy Waters’ offspring Mud Morganfield, and Sunshine State trailblazers Backstreet Blues Band.