• Country Rock

    Supersuck It

    Pioneered by most excellently named band members Eddie Spaghetti, Dan “Thunder” Bolton, and Dancing Eagle on the skins, the Supersuckers have been around and touring their little asses off since the early 90’s. Originally from Tucson, they moved to Seattle…

  • Country Rock

    My lungs are rattlin

    1994 saw the release of Red Hot & Country, an AIDS-benefit album offering then contemporary versions of classic country tunes. One of the songs is a great version of Ernest Tubb’s 1937 song, “The TB is Whipping Me”, as performed…

  • Country Rock

    I’ll kiss you for each leaf on every tree

    In between 1996’s ‘Being There’ and 1999’s ‘Summerteeth’, Wilco sat down with Billy Bragg and a bunch of Woody Guthrie lyrics to write and record 1998’s “Mermaid Avenue”. The album is a journey through Guthrie’s wildly imaginative, erotic and brilliant…

  • Country Rock

    A Texas Prayer

    Led by Murry Hammond and Rhett Miller, the Old 97’s have been putting out their Texas brand of super-charged country punk for the better part of twelve years. Last year, they released their sixth album, ‘Drag it Up’. The album…