Canadian roots-music heroes Blackie and the Rodeo Kings enlisted an all-star lineup of female vocalists – Lucinda Williams, Rosanne Cash and Emmylou Harris, among them – for their 2011 album Kings and Queens. Now the Continue reading →
Now that Nashville has been saved (thank the TV gods!) and is moving to CMT and Hulu for season five, there's the next order of business: Which cast members will return, and which ones won't? New contracts have to be Continue reading →
As promised Blackie and The Rodeo Kings are set to deliver the companion piece to their 2011 collaboration album King And Queens. Where that album featured guest appearances from some of the band’s favourite female singers, Kings And Kings features Continue reading →
Colin Linden hits the sweet spot on emotionally rich LP
Colin, Dr. Love
By TED DROZDOWSKI
When you’re hearing ‘Desolation Row’ coming out of your stage monitors, sung by the guy who wrote it, it raises the bar in consideration of what you aspire to with your own songs,” Colin Linden tells the Scene. The Nashville-by-way-of-Canada singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer enjoyed that thrilling — and grounding — experience in the summer of 2013, when Bob Dylan drafted him for the lead guitar spot in his band on a string of summer dates.
Nashville-based Canadian guitarist, producer and singer-songwriter Colin Linden won the SOCAN-sponsored Songwriter of the Year honours at the 19th annual Maple Blues Awards, presented by the Toronto Blues Society on Jan. 18, 2016, at Koerner Hall Continue reading →