Kentucky has always been a hot bed for great music artists going back to the beginning of country’s roots. Bill Monroe, Loretta Lynn, Tom T Hall, and Dwight Yoakam are the roots of where country has been, and help lay the foundation on which some of the best music has been built. Luckily for us … Continue reading Tony Logue
One of the many aspects that I love about being a guitar player and lover of the instrument, is the crazy variety of styles, materials, and designs that go into the instruments. From acoustics that take into account not only the wood, but the way they are braced and glued, to the almighty electric guitars … Continue reading McSwain Guitars push the boundaries of building guitars.
Growing up in Cedar Rapids in the late 80’s and early 90’s, we had a number of unique places to pick up musical instruments. My buddy Rhett and I would spend a ton of time at Somewhere in Iowa guitars, Carma Lou’s, The Music Loft, and West music. Sometimes we’d hit them all just to … Continue reading 965 Guitars in the Newbo district.
June 16, 2018 Boo Ray interview Lately, I’ve been touting the music, and fashion sense, of country music singer/songwriter and recording artist, Boo Ray. His brand of redneck rock and roll music reflects blue collar, hardworking values that lean heavily on his varied experiences. From making his way out of the mountains of North Carolina, … Continue reading Boo Ray ain’t no good time…he’s a blast!!
When I did my article with 10 year old, up and coming BMX superstar Aiden Weaver, I told his dad, Joe, that he’d be next. I finally sent off my questions and got back some great answers. Joe and I meet at the Arnold classic Sports Festival a number of years back and I’ve been … Continue reading Joe Weaver