Author Archives: Troy Michael

About Troy Michael

Troy Michael is the founder, publisher, editor, writer, minion, at Innocent Words

Music History June 26

BORN ON JUNE 26 1903 – Big Bill Broonzy, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1958) 1909 – Colonel Tom Parker, Dutch-American talent manager (d. 1997) 1938 – Billy Davis, Jr., American singer (The 5th Dimension) 1943 – Georgie Fame, English…

Stacy Jones: Love Is Everywhere (EZ Money)

Stacy Jones Love Is Everywhere (EZ Money) When you think of the Pacific Northwest music scene, you obviously think of the “grunge” movement of Seattle or the indie rock coming out of Portland, but nestled quaintly in a corner of…

Lydia Lunch & Cypress Grove ‘Under The Covers’ Out Now

Lydia Lunch and Cypress Grove previously unsettled the conventionally calm and respectful world of the cover song with a number of fractured productions. As you might expect, the choice of songs on this collection is a disconcerting array of material…

Music History June 23

BORN ON JUNE 23 1929 – June Carter Cash, American singer-songwriter and actress (Carter Family and The Carter Sisters) (d. 2003) 1937 – Niki Sullivan, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Crickets) (d. 2004) 1944 – Rosetta Hightower, American singer (The…

Innocent Words Presents IW10 with Matthew O’Neill

TEN: Starting in 2013, each Friday, Innocent Words started shining the spotlight directly on up and coming artists/bands with 10 questions we like to call IW10. Hometown: Phoenicia, NY Members and Instruments: Matthew O’Neill: Guitar, vocals, keys, arrangements. Short Bio…