• Daniel Donato

    Daniel Donato’s Cosmic Country

    There is some sort of magic, some mystical talent, that some songwriters possess – the ability to compose a piece of music that captures the listener just seconds into a song. If you appreciate the rock & roll, the twang…

  • Roots Rock

    KMAG YOYO [New from Hayes Carll]

    It was just a matter if time before I got around to Hayes Carll. After all, I’m a long time fan of artists cut from the same cloth: Steve Earle, John Prine and Todd Snider in particular. Hayes sounds a…

  • Miscellaneous

    Flood at the Opry

    This puts it all into perspective, doesn’t it? This is a photograph of Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry, taken earlier today. My heart goes out to the folks out east dealing with the floods. CNN Story – Tennessee Flooding John Prine,…

  • Folk

    Hello In There

    I was eating dinner with my family earlier tonight at one of those Pay-$9.00-and-gorge yourself types of restaurants (rhymes with “Pete Potatoes”). Sitting in the booth behind me was an old gentleman – probably 80 or so. He sat there…

  • Rock n' Folk

    Standing by Peaceful Waters

    There’s something about a sunny Sunday morning and the music of John Prine that just seem to go together. Hmm, a weekly Sunday post featuring a Prine tune? I’ll mull that one over. Some of you may know of my…