GAC Album Review: Eric Heatherly’s The Goats Of Kudzu

Divorce, bankruptcy and plain old bad luck have marked much of the last decade for country/blues guitar slinger Eric Heatherly. Eric, who scored a Top 10 hit in 2000 with his debut single, a cover of the Statler Brothers‘ “Flowers On The Wall,” endured a long list of hardships ranging from splitting with labels to [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Tony Joe White’s Hoodoo

Tony Joe White is the sort of music you reach for when you want folks to know you’re serious. It’s emotion-rich music often referred to simply as ‘the truth,’ and on the Louisiana native’s new project, Hoodoo, he’s letting it pour straight through the speakers. A collection of nine songs cut mostly in single takes, [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Waylon Jennings’ Goin’ Down Rockin’: The Last Recordings

Shortly before his death in February 2002, Waylon Jennings returned to the studio in order to lay down what would be his final recordings. Working with his good friend Robby Turner, who serves as producer of this project, Waylon created an intimate set of performances capturing both the peace and turmoil that accompanied the singer [...] Read More

Waylon Jennings’ Final Recordings to be Released in September

Ten years after his death, the final recordings of Waylon Jennings will be released with his family’s blessing on September 11. Goin’ Down Rockin’: The Last Recordings of Waylon Jennings will include 12 tracks recorded by Waylon and longtime accompanist Robby Turner before Waylon’s death in 2002. The pair laid down the tracks with just Waylon’s [...] Read More

Waylon Jennings’ Family to Release His Last Recordings

February 13 marked the tenth anniversary of Waylon Jennings’ death. In honor of his legacy, his family is releasing the songs Waylon recorded shortly before his death, reports the AP via the Seattle PI. At least eight of the 12 songs on the album, tentatively titled Goin’ Down Rockin’: The Final Recordings, were written by [...] Read More