Marcia Ball – “Roadside Attractions”

Marcia Ball Roadside Attractions Alligator Records – Release date March 29, 2011 We’ve been listening to Marcia Ball for a long time and have developed expectations. ‘Roadside Attractions’ scratches all those itches with a twist or two. The biggest change is that she’s either written or co-written all twelve tunes. It’s her best hookhangin’, sadder but wiser, rockin’ the boogie, sweet[…]

Reverend Raven – “Shake Your Boogie”

Reverend Raven Shake Your Boogie Nevermore Records – Release date Oct. 12, 2010 Shakin’ with The Rev Reverend Raven and the ChainSmokin’ Altar Boys (one of the coolest band names ever) are rockin’ my world with their new release ‘Shake Your Boogie’. The CD jacket quotes Reverend Raven: “Recorded live on stage at The Miramar Theater,[…]