Peter Wolf performs on Fallon
Saturday, April 3, 2010 – Peter Wolf will perform Tragedy, the single from his upcoming album 'Midnight Souvenirs,' on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon next Monday at 12:30 a.m. on NBC. The new rootsy disc from the lead singer of J Geils comes out on Tuesday.
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A Cure for Loneliness
Peter Wolf is a bit of a changeling, or, better put, perhaps, a wolf in sheep's clothing. Where once he specialized in blues and bluster at the helm of the J Geils Band, his solo career's found him altering course, ploughing the fertile fields of Americana as a journeyman and troubadour, singing songs not about bitchy women and betrayed intents, but rather about hard luck happenstance in general, not the least of which is lost love.
"A Cure For Loneliness" is no exception, »»»
Even though he's been making music professionally for 45, it's probably still too soon for Peter Wolf to start looking for a theme song, something that encapsulates his career. But if he were looking for one, then Everything I Do Gonna Be Funky" from "Midnight Souvenirs," his first album in eight years, might be a good choice for that honor. After all, the one thing that Wolf's many incarnations - whether as hard-rocking front man of the J. Geils Band, or in his more »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk
When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: With or without band, Isbell satisfies
Usually, when an artist performs without his regular backing band, it becomes about mathematics of subtraction. That artist is armed with far fewer artistic weapons at his/her disposal, after all. In Jason Isbell's case, though, when he performed with just his wife and fiddler Amanda Shires, it was more about substitution than subtraction.... »»»
Concert Review: Grammy nominations aside, Yola, Kiah are the real deal
Grammy nominations do not make the artist, but Yola and opener Amythyst Kiah underscored time and again on this night that the honors were well deserved.
In fact, Yola and Kiah's other group, Our Native Daughters, are nominated in the same category - Best American Roots. Yola has three other nominations as well.
The clear winners... »»»
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