Roberta Flack: A True “American Master”
Roberta Flack’s warm vocals made her one of the essential singers of the 70s. A new PBS documentary will explore her legacy.
Moms Who Gave “Birth” to Great Songs
Few things inspire a female singer-songwriter more than the profound experience of motherhood. For Mother’s Day, here are five great examples.
You Don’t Mess Around With Jim – Then Or Now
Against huge 1972 hits like “Exile On Main Street,” this Jim Croce album got overlooked. On its 50th anniversary, it’s worth a closer listen.
“Jackson Browne” At 50 – Younger, Even Wiser
Jackson Browne emerged on the scene during the golden age of singer-songwriters. His astonishing debut album is celebrating its 50th.
Brandi Carlile: Country, Rock, Soul… & All Her Own
Brandi Carlile has been turning heads (and ears) with her totally authentic musical mix. If you don’t know her yet, here’s an intro.