Charlie Daniels

Charlie Daniels 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam 11-30-2016 - Bridgestone Arena - Nashville, TN

Chicken in the What? Charlie Daniels, Still Sawin’ on a Fiddle and Playin’ it Hot at 83 Whether they appreciate him for his early career work as a studio musician for Bob Dylan, his defining hit that blares on classic rock airwaves, or his current role as an outspoken patriot, you can just about sell… Continue reading Charlie Daniels

Whiskey Bottles and Brand New Cars

Whiskey Bottles and Brand New Cars: The Fast Life and Sudden Death of Lynyrd Skynyrd By Mark Ribowsky [Chicago Review Press] Why does one put a million-dollar band in a dollar-ninety-eight airplane? This answer and many more is uncovered in Mark Ribowsky’s new book Whiskey Bottles and Brand New Cars: The Fast Life and Sudden… Continue reading Whiskey Bottles and Brand New Cars

Drivin’ n’ Cryin’, Part 1

Ain’t Waitin’ on Tomorrow: Kevn Kinney Shares His Thoughts on a Rejuvenated Drivin’ n’ Cryin’ During the second half of the 1980s, I’d go see nearly every local show they played. Scarred But Smarter remains one of my favorite albums by an Atlanta band. Even through the mid ’90s, after they’d evolved into a more standard-issue rock band… Continue reading Drivin’ n’ Cryin’, Part 1

Drivin’ n’ Cryin’, Part 2

You do that every year there. “Yeah, that I have been trying to put the brakes on every year, those things. We did the Thanksgiving thing, that was every year, and I felt like fucking Tom Turkey! Everybody was like ‘Yeah, Drivin’ n’ Cryin’, that’s the Thanksgiving Atlanta band!’ I don’t wanna be that! Now… Continue reading Drivin’ n’ Cryin’, Part 2