Archive for the 'Mickey Newbury' Category

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Brush off these dusty masterpieces and harlequin melodies and listen for the Bluebird Special off in the distance. Let this companion supply you with the American reflections and southern meditations that took this Texas native to Nashville —  to write songs that would forever change country music. Mickey Newbury – A Companion Piece

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Around the time when Mickey Newbury was working in Nashville as a hired gun, writing songs for some of the biggest names in country music, he was locked into a recording contract with RCA where he cut two albums of his own — 1968’s Harlequin Melodies and (the 1972 released) Sings His Own. Each record […]

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Lagniappe (la·gniappe) noun \ˈlan-ˌyap,’ – 1. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. 2. Something given or obtained as a gratuity or bonus. Welcome to the second installment of the Lagniappe Sessions in which we invite some of our favorite artists to cut exclusive covers paying tribute to some of their favorite artists. This week’s […]