Posts Tagged ‘tribute’

“Twistable, Turnable Man: A Musical Tribute to the Songs Shel Silverstein” (Various Artists) Sugar Hill

“Twistable, Turnable Man: A Musical Tribute to the Songs Shel Silverstein” (Various Artists) Sugar Hill

You never know what to expect with a tribute album.  They have a tendency to be very hit and miss.  Often, the biggest downfalls are that the songs don’t sound all that different from the original and they just aren’t quite as good.  While there are some songs on this album that don’t add too […]

Johnny Cash Project

Johnny Cash Project

Johnny Cash moved, connected with, and inspired people all over the world through both his music and his personal life: his personal battles and demons, his unlikely rise to fame, and his lifelong love for June Carter Cash. Now you can use that inspiration as part of an artistic project that connects people across the […]

Amy Farris Tribute-McCabe’s, 11/8/09 (Dave Alvin, Peter Case, Stan Ridgeway, I See Hawks)

Amy Farris Tribute-McCabe’s, 11/8/09 (Dave Alvin, Peter Case, Stan Ridgeway, I See Hawks)

On October 20 a memorial/tribute for Amy Farris was held in her home town of Austin, featuring Dave Alvin and numerous associates of Amy’s over the years. Last night Dave put together a tribute in Amy’s adopted home town of LA, and what a tribute it was. Though I’ve never been enamored of Amy’s songwriting […]

Yim Yames salutes Harrison, saves America

Yim Yames salutes Harrison, saves America

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James is a busy, busy dude. His first in a slew of mostly altruistic musical projects under the name “Yim Yames” is Tribute To…, an EP homage to former Beatle George Harrison, featuring acoustic covers of his songs. The EP will benefit the Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary, a shelter for […]