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by blackwll
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Former Band Members
Topic: Sloss Fest B'ham, AL
Replies: 0
Views: 1865

Sloss Fest B'ham, AL

Anybody on here go? I hear it was quite soggy.
by blackwll
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Drive-By Truckers discussion
Topic: Summer 2018 Wheels of Soul Tour Setlists
Replies: 55
Views: 10376

Re: Summer 2018 Wheels of Soul Tour Setlists

The larger portion under the roof was just about full but clearly the show sold short of expectations. I think the clear problem is Tedeschi Truck Band is WAY overpriced. Now, I get they have a HUGE band with many talented musicians. I also get they're touring with other bands. But $100 (after fees...
by blackwll
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Drive-By Truckers discussion
Topic: Summer 2018 Wheels of Soul Tour Setlists
Replies: 55
Views: 10376

Re: Summer 2018 Wheels of Soul Tour Setlists

Zip City wrote:What's the general reaction of the TTB fans to the DBT songs, particularly the more political/current events ones?
It was fine in Tuscaloosa. Their fans tended a little younger but similar otherwise.
by blackwll
Thu Jul 05, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Drive-By Truckers discussion
Topic: Video of the day~
Replies: 654
Views: 308659

Re: Video of the day~

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... pfjKKxaaMU

Everybody Needs Love Tuscaloosa 6/30/18 with David Hood, Derek Trucks and three background singers from TTB.

https://liveforlivemusic.com/news/tedes ... uscaloosa/
by blackwll
Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Harlan Ellison, 1934-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 1342

Re: Harlan Ellison, 1934-2018

This quote says it all. He was an unabashed asshole but a great writer. Harlan Ellison was, after all, one of the most interesting humans on Earth. He was one of the greatest and most influential science fiction writers alive (until yesterday), and now is one of the best dead ones. He was a complete...
by blackwll
Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:07 pm
Forum: Drive-By Truckers discussion
Topic: Summer 2018 Wheels of Soul Tour Setlists
Replies: 55
Views: 10376

Re: Summer 2018 Wheels of Soul Tour Setlists

Per Preston Hornsby on FB: (I was there and it appears to be correct) Ramon Casiano Lookout Mountain Uncle Frank Babies in Cages! (good tune and quite topical, but not a "rocker" in the sense of Ronnie and Neil or WWW) Shit Shots Count Ronnie and Neil Women Without Whiskey Everybody Needs Love (w/ D...
by blackwll
Sat Jun 09, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Former Band Members
Topic: A Star is Born
Replies: 2
Views: 2486

Re: A Star is Born

She has a great voice and is a Deadhead, so there is that. https://liveforlivemusic.com/news/lady-gaga-responds-to-treybobby-cover/ That song is from Joanne, a "country" music album she did a couple of years ago. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joanne_(album) Wow, I can't believe I know this much abou...
by blackwll
Wed May 09, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Alabama, you shit hole
Replies: 33
Views: 6607

Re: Alabama, you shit hole

Alabama, you literal shithole :roll: :roll: :roll: Lowndes County, Ala.: The Place God Forgot reading this made me very :x :x :x Lowndes Co is indeed very poor. Part of the Black Belt. Try visiting nearby Selma sometime. That will make you sad too. I was there for the first time in (then) 47 years ...
by blackwll
Wed May 09, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Fake Cancer
Replies: 11
Views: 1710

Re: Fake Cancer

chuckrh wrote:
whatwouldcooleydo? wrote:In 2018 America you are either a grifter or a mark
PT Barnum is the true father of the country
Yassss!!!! It all makes sense now. Thanks.
by blackwll
Fri May 04, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: Lera Lynn
Replies: 30
Views: 10689

Re: Lera Lynn

She is coming to my town tonight so checking her out. Very nice. Drivin and Cryin playing right up the street too.
by blackwll
Wed May 02, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: Artist of the Week 04/18/11 - Neil Young
Replies: 588
Views: 195815

Re: Artist of the Week 04/18/11 - Neil Young

Anthony Crawford of Sugarcane Jane and Willie Sugarcapps in Mobile is a former Int'l Harvester. I am a big fan, especially of Willie (Will Kimbrough) Sugarcapps. https://www.sugarcanejane.com/about listening to this now, reminds me just how much I love the Harvesters! I know Ben Keith and other key ...
by blackwll
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: Charles Neville, 1938-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 489

Re: Charles Neville, 1938-2018

R.I.P. I saw him several times with his brothers. Always a great show.
by blackwll
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: The Eddie Hinton Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 2912

Re: The Eddie Hinton Thread

http://www.al.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2018/01/eddie_hinton.html Patterson quoted herein and the DBT Hinton covers included too. One of the most extensive articles about Hinton I have ever seen in general media for his admission into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. It will be interesting to see i...
by blackwll
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: Music Business - 1970's contracts
Replies: 1
Views: 425

Music Business - 1970's contracts

http://www.al.com/entertainment/index.s ... arris.html

Check it out. Apparently his widow is interested in selling too.
by blackwll
Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: skynyrd style.
Replies: 9
Views: 1890

Re: skynyrd style.

Radio station in Mobile (92.5) was playing Sweet Home, Freebird and Stairway to Heaven in repeat mode all weekend.

2 of 3 ain't bad. No they did not play that song, unfortunately.
by blackwll
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Drive-By Truckers discussion
Topic: Tallahassee - Word of South festival
Replies: 0
Views: 775

Tallahassee - Word of South festival

Not seen it discussed on here before, so here goes. Word of South is a literary/music festival in Tallahassee, FL sponsored by the community college there. I saw Jason there a couple of years ago and was really impressed. This year they had Patterson, his dad David, John Paul White, Donnie Fritts, B...
by blackwll
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Facebook and 3dd
Replies: 66
Views: 9932

Re: Facebook and 3dd

I dropped FB, not because of the DBT group, but just too much going on there on FB even before the Zuckergate. It was affecting my peace of mind, just a little, and I do not need that anymore than anyone else trying to make sense of this crazy world. I still enjoy TDD even if it is not quite as acti...
by blackwll
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: Manchester Music Fest
Replies: 2
Views: 793

Re: Manchester Music Fest

211poundsofpork wrote:Julia Roberts and Ray Hubbard are the only ones I recognize off that list. Julia Roberts with a Kevin Bacon, Steve Martin, and Keanu Reeves guest appearance?
Bottle Rockets and Chris Knight are both good and been discussed here before. I particularly like the BR.
by blackwll
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: As the Crow Flies...
Replies: 4
Views: 1037

Re: As the Crow Flies...

I have seen King solo with his excellent band, and he should do a great job with these gigs.
by blackwll
Tue Apr 10, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: As the Crow Flies...
Replies: 4
Views: 1037

As the Crow Flies...

I am a very casual fan, but this was an interesting interview of Chris Robinson.

http://www.al.com/entertainment/index.s ... on_ji.html
by blackwll
Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Former Band Members
Topic: I Won't Be There - Rob Aldridge & the Proponents-Rob Malone
Replies: 6
Views: 3225

Re: I Won't Be There - Rob Aldridge & the Proponents-Rob Mal

I went to Bama with Malone's cousin from Rogersville. Not familiar with the Proponents. Sounds cool tho.
by blackwll
Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: thread to go to bat for maligned albums/songs/bands
Replies: 50
Views: 12732

Re: thread to go to bat for maligned albums/songs/bands

Shakespeare wrote:based on my internet travels, i am nearly alone in loving the beatles' octopus's garen and maxwells silver hammer
No I like those, even the Garden. I like most Beatles tho.
by blackwll
Mon Feb 26, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: Drive-By Truckers discussion
Topic: DBT at Princeton Univ. In March
Replies: 34
Views: 9887

Re: DBT at Princeton Univ. In March

Speaking of Princeton, John Popper of Blues Traveler is coming to my little town to a new venue built in an old Coca-Cola plant called The Plant. Should be good. Takes me back to my grad school days at Bama. His band for this is called Whiskey Bent, not sure about them. I love to hear him play the h...
by blackwll
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Drive-By Truckers discussion
Topic: DBT at Princeton Univ. In March
Replies: 34
Views: 9887

Re: DBT at Princeton Univ. In March

Hood and Cooley in the Ivy League. Wow!

Is this the professor from Secret to a Happy Ending? I though he was with Penn at the time but that was ten years ago or more.
by blackwll
Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Drive-By Truckers discussion
Topic: Portland, OR 2/1/2018
Replies: 7
Views: 2085

Re: Portland, OR 2/1/2018

Great set! My only gripe is "Guns of Umpqua." A nice enough tune but a TOTAL buzz kill to start a show! So what cheerful, happy songs do they have to play? I remember commenting to a friend at a show that they had just played three songs in a row about suicide. Not exactly uplifting stuff. Great tu...
by blackwll
Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Drive-By Truckers discussion
Topic: This story is begging for a Patterson song to be written
Replies: 12
Views: 4229

Re: This story is begging for a Patterson song to be written

Or, the Sheriff in Bibb Co of S Town infamy who killed himself and is the subject of a major lawsuit.

http://www.al.com/news/birmingham/index ... rs_pr.html
by blackwll
Thu Jan 25, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: What's Everyone Listening to?
Replies: 57902
Views: 8077969

Re: What's Everyone Listening to?

https://kevinmorby.bandcamp.com/album/f ... nt-hide-it

Waxahatchee and Kevin Morris cover two great Jason Molina songs. Don't get much better than this.
by blackwll
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Only in Philadelphia
Replies: 389
Views: 164539

Re: Only in Philadelphia

Should be interesting. I will be pulling for Philly. Don't blow it.
by blackwll
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Other Bands / Music News (non DBT-related)
Topic: Earthless - new album & tour in 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 2981

Re: Earthless - new album & tour in 2018

Earthless sounds interesting. Tell me more.