Where it’s going, where it’s at, and where it’s been.
“Folsom Prison Blues” is to country what “Freebird” is to rock and “Mustang Sally” is to blues. Whenever I hear that song’s famous eight opening notes, I know it’s time to go for a walk.Read More »
It’s official, Overland, at the foot of Broadway in Oakland, has closed. A few months ago, Paul Hayward, Overland’s owner/manager Overland, had expressed his concern to HWS that there were too few residential dwellings near JackRead More »
Science says, "The Millennial Whoop combined with brutally repetitive drum tracks and banal lyrics has reduced pop music to sonic wallpaper."Read More »
The downloadable track below is the 90-minute Hicks with Sticks broadcast that aired on Fathers’ Day weekend with Jose Segue sitting in for Peter Thompson on KALW’s “Bluegrass Signal.” Most songs are western swing, honky-tonk and alt-countryRead More »