Hey Lord …

With the amazing exception of the DMB Caravan earlier this year these days I’m not really keen on large venues when I see live performers. So I’m very excited to see Graham Parker coming to town in May to my favorite venue in Austin: the One World Theater. I already …

Black Gold

As Max rightly points out, for the Drinkingmen’s generation BoTT is the best Dylan album. Born in the sixties, we can only imagine the impact of the classic records from that decade. They are great but they do not have the emotional impact of Idiot Wind, Tangled up in Blue …

R.I.P. Suze

So I was sad to hear that Suze Rotolo died in February. Although Bob and Suze only dated for three years (61 – 64), she clearly influenced him and we are greatful for the results:   “Don’t Think Twice It’s All Right” It ain’t no use to sit and wonder …

I did Comfort her …

After Bob Dylan’s Thirtieth Anniversary Concert Celebration at Madison Square Garden, in 1992 he went back to an after-hours party at Tommy Makem’s place. There were lots of his friends there including the likes of Eric Clapton, George Harrison, and Ronnie Wood. Bob was sitting at a large table and …

Janet Rigsbee

Wow, I just was checking out Google Analytics and it appears that we’ve really upped the visits with that post I placed about Van the Man’s early main squeeze: Janet Rigsbee. Four times as many people visited the site thanks to that post! I wonder how many of them have …

Goodnight Van

Time for bed for this Drinking Man, but I wanted to end this trilogy of great musicians with a photo of Van Morrison’s first wife: Janet Rigsbee. And why not. Van doesn’t strike me as the handsome guy that Bob, Lou, The Consul, and Kentucky were but when you have …