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Shrug Life is the shared hobby of three men from Dublin – Danny Carroll (vocals/guitar) and Keith (bass). The trio first performed together when they were just 16, underwhelming school assemblies with their sketchy attempts to play The Undertones, and…

Music History September 18

BORN ON SEPTEMBER 18 1933 – Jimmie Rodgers, American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1936 – Big Tom, Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Big Tom and The Mainliners) 1945 – P. F. Sloan, American singer-songwriter 1949 – Kerry Livgren, American guitarist and songwriter…

Music History September 17

BORN ON SEPTEMBER 17 1923 – Hank Williams, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Drifting Cowboys) (d. 1953) 1926 – Bill Black, American bass player (The Blue Moon Boys) (d. 1965) 1926 – Hovie Lister, American pianist (The Statesmen Quartet and Masters…

Music History September 16

BORN ON SEPTEMBER 16 1921 – Jon Hendricks, American singer-songwriter 1925 – Charlie Byrd, American guitarist (d. 1999) 1925 – B.B. King, American singer-songwriter, guitarist (d. 2015) 1934 – Ronnie Drew, Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Dubliners) (d. 2008) 1934…

Jessi Zazu of Those Darlins Passes Away At Age 28

It is with heavy hearts that we confirm that Jessi Zazu, vocalist for Nashville band Those Darlins, passed away around 4pm on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. She was 28 years old. The cause of death was cervical cancer. Zazu died…

Innocent Words Video PREMIERE: Bryan Stephens “Revolution”

Getting your start at the famous Café Wha?, the same place where Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen, among many others, also did, is a pretty good resume line for any musician. Now, after 15 years leading the prestigious house…

Music History September 15

BORN ON SEPTEMBER 15 1903 – Roy Acuff, American singer-songwriter and fiddler (d. 1992) 1908 – Kid Sheik, American trumpet player (Preservation Hall Jazz Band) (d. 1996) 1921 – Snooky Pryor, American harmonica player (d. 2006) 1928 – Cannonball Adderley,…