I did a session with Paste Magazine while I was in Atlanta a couple of weeks back. I can’t figure out how to embed the video so, you’ll have to follow the link to check it out. http://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/av/2009/02/live-at-paste-otis-gibbs.html .
Otis Gibbs and Billy Bragg singing “Sin City” at Guildhall, Southampton, 30/11/08
Billy is an expert in the fine art of monotony breaking. I’d like to go on record by saying that mince pie does not suck! I don’t know what it means but it looks serious. One of my favorite parts… Continue Reading
I snapped this shot of the audience just moments before taking the stage in Leeds. This is part 1 of the many disorganized posts that I’ll be throwing together in the next few days. I’ll be chronicling my month long… Continue Reading
Grant Alden wrote a nice piece about “Grandpa Walked a Picketline”. You can read it by clicking here.
I came outside and found this little guy trying to find sunflower seeds in my empty bird feeder. I was wondering where all of the seeds were going!
When I was a kid, my grandma would make us a special treat every now and then that she called “Chocolate Gravy.” She learned most of her recipes from my great grandmother who traveled across the country in a covered… Continue Reading
I should point out that this has some language that will most likely get you into trouble at work. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, but I’ll warn ya anyway. Thanks to my buddy Matt in Milwaukee for sending this… Continue Reading
I was in a car accident after playing a memorial show for Utah Phillips in Chicago last week. It was 1:30 a.m. and I was sitting at a stoplight. I sat there for fifteen seconds or so and BAM! I… Continue Reading
Billy Bragg was nice enough to give me a shout out in the Wall Street Journal this weekend. I’m not sure that I deserve to be mentioned in the same breath as Bob Dylan, The Clash, Chuck Berry and Sam… Continue Reading
The good people at the Indianapolis Star (Dave Lindquist)recently did a story about some Indianapolis guitar heroes. One of the people featured in this story is John Byrne. John played steel guitar and electric guitar on “One Day Our whispers.”… Continue Reading
I’ve become obsessed with reading through the jobs section of craiglist. It’s amazing what employers expect workers to do for so little money. This is a perfect example. After reading the listing I felt compelled to email the guy and… Continue Reading
Hello friends- File this in the better late than never category. I learned a few things while touring the UK. Blood Pudding is nothing that a Hoosier needs to partake in, Crumpets are everything that this man needs when he… Continue Reading
i was fortunate enough to be invited to tour with the bottle rockets last fall. we did a stretch of dates in the northeastern united states at the end of last year and then a couple weeks in february through… Continue Reading