Admirers are stung by the loss of the iconic American musician to COVID-19 complications.
In 2017, Rolling Stone proclaimed him “The Mark Twain of American songwriting.”
Nicks, already in the hall of fame as a member of Fleetwood Mac, has been nominated for inclusion as a solo artist in 2019.
"MerleFest moments," they're called. Things that last forever, tucked away for safekeeping but there when you need them. A Scythian fiddle song playing in your head. Warm and bright.Humming to Jerry Douglas and his dobro. Soothing, soulful, unforgettable.
After finishing the first leg of his tour with backing band Dawes, Oberst embarked on a West Coast tour that included a new backing band and three very special shows in Los Angeles.
Loudon Wainwright: "It's hard to be objective about oneself. I don't know what's different, it doesn't feel like anything has changed in the 40 years that I've been writing songs."
I could quote any of their words like a Southern preacher quotes the Bible. My rock and roll apostles. All, to me, spoke Truth. But while the others had been divorced too many collective times to count, Neil and Pegi stood tall and strong, always.