Jim Rooney talks about riding with John Prine through Paradise, Kentucky in a red 1949 Ford.
I get asked that all the time, and I typically draw a blank. I was looking at my iTunes thingy today and noticed that it keeps track of what I’ve been listening to. This is only one of the ways… Continue Reading
I came home from Indianapolis to a flooded Nashville. We are lucky that our house sits on top of a big hill, so we remained dry, but not everyone was so fortunate. Here are a few videos to give you… Continue Reading
2009 treated me pretty damn swell, so here’s a laundry list of some of the highs: I spent 22 of the first 26 weeks of 2009 on the road Played 107 shows Slept in 137 beds, 2 airports and 6… Continue Reading
Photo by Geoff Firebaugh. It’s hard enough to write and record all of these songs, but then folks expect you to sing them live and remember the words? Bono and Springsteen have fancy gadgets that scroll lyrics to them. Folk… Continue Reading
An intimate gig at the Red Shed in Wakefield, England, Photo by Peter Dunwell. The fella behind me is Dave and he’s one of the first people to dig my music in the UK. He’s a swell guy and we… Continue Reading
(Left to right) Grant Showbiz, Peter Dunwell, Otis and Andy James enjoying cake backstage. Photo by Billy Bragg. Photo by Peter Dunwell. Photo by Peter Dunwell. Photo by Peter Dunwell.
I was asked to make a list of my ten favorite blues tracks for a blues magazine in the UK. I personally hate top ten lists, so I chose to simply list ten great tracks. If I had to make… Continue Reading
I’ve played a couple of gigs at this store in the last few years and it’s always been a great time. The town is wonderful and Terry is fabulous! It’s definitely worth a visit.
This ended up being a lot of fun, but it started out a bit awkward. I stood there for a while while the host had a conversation with his guests in Dutch. I had no idea what they were saying… Continue Reading
I saw this wonderful roadside treasure in Einhoven a couple of days ago. I have no idea about the history of it, but whomever is behind this is my kind of person! I’m ashamed to admit that i didn’t get… Continue Reading
Grave in Exeter Cathedral. If anyone knows anything about this grave please fill me in. Graffitied wall in Belfast. Yet another reason to love the Irish! I’d drive this sucker all over Nashville. I wouldn’t feel great about it on… Continue Reading
These were shot at a living room show that I played in Orlando a couple of weeks ago. I drove four hours to Atlanta, taped the Paste session and then played a really fun House Concert. I slept for 5… Continue Reading