The Lonely Heartstring Band came together in Boston after five young string musicians responded to a notice on a Berklee College of Music bulletin board seeking a band to play bluegrass versions of Beatles songs for a wedding. After that, the band started doing bluegrass Beatles songs on a regular basis, recording a six song EP and writing a lot of new material, which is heard on their full length CD debut, Deep Waters, which also includes Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger and Paul Simon covers.
Baritone and tenor saxophonist Eric Hargett is joined by organist Joey DeFrancesco and drummer Gerry Gibbs for a blend of funky blues, hard bop and ballads on Steppin' Up, which has nine Hargett originals as well as a tasty cover of Thelonious Monk's "Hackensack."
Julie herself once famously said that the photo shoots for her album covers took longer than the actual recording sessions! There’s no doubt that her label, Liberty used sex to make her sales. Her vocal deliveries matched her appearance. But in an exclusive never-before-heard interview which is heard on this CD, a somewhat different and more motherly Miss London is revealed.
Each year, the State Library of Kansas selects fifteen of the best new books by Kansas authors or about Kansas. We've got many of the 2016 Kansas Notable books to give away this month. Enter here for a chance to win To Leave a Shadow, Sun and Moon, Alphabet School, A Bitter Magic, Twenty-five Years among the Indians and Buffalo, and others.