The first four albums of the country-rock band, The Ozark Mountain Daredevils, are each quite good and contain the group’s signature songs. Of these four albums, I’m hard-pressed to pick a favorite, although I’ve narrowed it down to either of the first two albums. This was the early 1970s when country influence in the rock … More The Ozark Mountain Daredevils: Which Album?
Slow Turning is probably John Hiatt’s most accessible album. Hard to believe it is over 30 years old. Is Hiatt a folk singer, a pop singer, a blues singer, a country singer? He’s a bit of all of those styles. Hiatt wasn’t the first songwriter to blend styles, but he became one of the most … More John Hiatt: Slow Turning (1988)
For more than 40 years, Paul Cotton was the lead guitarist, singer and songwriter for the country-rock band POCO. He joined after Jimmy Messina left the group in 1970, being recruited by POCO co-founder Richie Furay. After Furay left in 1974, Cotton’s role in the band grew as he became one of the main songwriters … More Paul Cotton