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Valerie Carter Feature

In the November 2022 issue of Record Collector (RC 537), I’ve contributed an extensive feature on the late singer/songwriter/backing vocalist, Valerie Carter, speaking to friends, family and collaborators and marking…
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Dana Gillespie Interview

For PopMatters, I chatted to Dana Gillespie – blues singer/songwriter (among many other accomplishments) – on the eve of the publication of her memoir, Weren’t Born A Man (Hawksmoor Publishing).…
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Lonette McKee

An accomplished film and stage actress, Lonette McKee is #5 in my series of stars whose music deserves far greater attention. While McKee’s acting career flourished, with high-profile roles in…
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Bobbie Gentry Feature

One of this year’s most exciting reissues was the double-CD (and/or double-vinyl) presentation of Bobbie Gentry’s second album, The Delta Sweete (originally Capitol, 1968). When you see the name Andrew…
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Rosie

Rosie is #4 in my current series of glimpses at the wonderful lesser-known acts in my music library. Scroll beyond the images for the blurb… David Lasley – exceptional songwriter,…
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