RUNOUT RADIO: June 18, 2016

RUNOUT RADIO: June 18, 2016

Sunday morning is coming down over here in Hip Donelson and after waking up the neighbors by making a smoothie, I have now sat down to recap all of the fun we had in our two hour time block on WXNA last night.

REVIEW: Tawnya Reynolds - 8 Track

On my way to The Sutler Saloon to talk with Tawnya Reynolds about her latest record, 8 Tracks, I was listening to the album for the fourth or fifth time in my car. Tawnya’s straight-forward brand of country songwriting pumped out of the speakers of my silver Dodge Grand Caravan and caught me feeling a little nostalgic for my time growing up in the Southwest.

Why Greensboro Matters: A Brief History of Springsteen Cancellations

Why Greensboro Matters: A Brief History of Springsteen Cancellations

Bruce Springsteen does not cancel shows.

Some shows might get postponed, sure. Weather takes a turn for the worse, tragedy strikes, or-- for some reason-- God doesn’t want to snag a free nosebleed ticket to a Bruce Springsteen concert that night. For anyone else who has had a touring career chronicling more than forty years, these things are normal. Not for Bruce Springsteen.

WRITERS ROUND:
Tom Waits - "Downtown Train"

WRITERS ROUND:<br>Tom Waits - "Downtown Train"

Tom Waits would never be described as a particularly commercial artist. Depending on if you ask someone like my mother about albums like Mule Variations or Bone Machine, he could also be described as incoherent, cacophonous, or The-Reason-Why-We-Ask-You-To-Keep-Your-Door-Closed-Upstairs.