Today we are on the Discovery Channel. Mr. Tab Benoit takes claim to this channel due to his song, “Shelter Me”. You can hear his performance on “Sons of Guns”. However, he SHOULD be on this channel because of his vast knowledge and passion of the wetlands. He also shared with me his own self [...]
Archive for Category: "TV and the Blues"
OK. I’ll admit it. I voted for Taylor Hicks to win Season Five of American Idol, which makes speaking to him such an honor. Yes. Taylor won American Idol, and is the reason for being in our Feature of “TV and the Blues”. However, Taylor has moved onward and upward from that night. His most [...]
Tim Robbins can be found on any movie channel when you find yourself channel surfing. He has been nominated several times for an Academy Award, and has walked off the stage with the coveted Oscar. Though our Feature is TV and the Blues. Tim shared that he did not grow up with a TV in his house. His home was [...]
One of the many great things about writing for ABN is the opportunity to reconnect with some of my past. I met Doug Hamblin in Santa Monica, California some 16 years ago at a jazz and blues club called “At My Place,” one of those inconspicuous hot spots near the beach that any night of [...]
The interview may have only lasted about 30 minutes, but during that time I got to share some laughs, talk some shop and gain some insight into the life, career and creative process of one of my guitar-heroes.