Tag Archives: Glen Campbell

Still Thankful for Glen Campbell

I finally got the chance to watch the documentary I’ll Be Me now available on Netflix.  The film follows Glen Campbell on his final tour from 2011-2012 as he and his wife, Kim and family (many of his kids are in his touring band) handle Glen’s situation dealing with his Alzheimer’s disease. Watching the film […]

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Original Song Nominations

Like most award shows, you only know the main characters  so here are a few fun facts about each of the songwriters up for an Oscar in the Original Song category.  Pick your favorite. NOMINEES SELMA “Glory” from Selma; Music and Lyric by John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn   Fun Facts: John Stephens is better […]

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Music Documentaries 2014

I love music documentaries.  They lift the curtain and let us peak inside of a world or personality or life style we could or could never imagine.   I think Dave Grohl did a great job with his “Sonic Highways” series but since most everyone already is aware of its existence, here are ten others […]

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Country and Rock Halls

Garth Brooks was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame and I realized that despite the huge influence that country has on rock music it is barely a footnote in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame.  Jimmie Rogers and Jerry Lee Lewis were inducted in 1986. Hank Williams was inducted at the event in […]

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New Music Tuesday

The old timers keep coming out with new records which I guess is very encouraging. These are relevant artists because they still speak to their audience through their song craft. First off, is the new one from John Doe of X and Knitters fame.   Once again John visits dark and lonely places.  To get an […]

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