• Folk,  Laid Back

    My Other Favorite Bruce

    Every now and then, I find it imperative to spread the good word of Bruce Cockburn. So here’s a soothing, laid back ballad from the Good Man from Canada. Bruce Cockburn (pronounced Co-burn for the uninitiated): Live On My Mind…

  • Acoustic,  Laid Back

    Lucinda’s Blues

    Courtesy of Ms. Lucinda Williams, here is one of the most beautiful tunes I’ve heard in a while. Thank you Sirius Disorder. Lucinda Williams: Blue (mp3) This song comes from her Essence album (2001). Buy it on Amazon. Lucinda has…

  • Laid Back

    Gone Fishin

    A deep, smooth, and throaty selection for you tonight. One of the best albums I own is Chris Rea‘s ‘Auberge’ [Amazon]. It has some great love songs on there: “Heaven”, “Sing a Song of Love to Me”, and “The Mention…

  • Laid Back,  Rock n' Folk

    Prine Time – Long Monday

    I don’t mean to bring everyone down with a song called “Long Monday” at the very end of the weekend, but since I’m experiencing a Springsteen hangover from last night’s great show, and I’ve been wanting to showcase a tune…

  • Acoustic,  Laid Back

    Down in the Basement

    Basement Apartment. This Minneapolis band came to my attention recently while listening to Radio Paradise. From the handful of samples I’ve heard, they’re a mellow bunch. To me, they remind me of a little Mazzy Star here, a little Luna…

  • Indie,  Laid Back

    Well I’ll Be…

    I’ll lose some sales and my boss won’t be happyBut I can’t stop listening to the soundOf two soft voices blended in perfectionFrom the reels of this record that I’ve found Read all of the lyrics here. Wow. It’s rare…