James Taylor

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2014

    Jamie Scott is the British Folkie Behind Hits from One Direction and One Republic

    With two very high-profile opening gigs happening in North Texas in the next few days, singer/songwriter/producer Jamie Scott doesn't sound nervous at all. You see, Scott isn't just opening for any couple of bands. On Sunday, August 24, he performs with One Direction at AT&T Stadium. Then on Tuesday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Last Night: Tom Rush at the Kessler Theater

    Tom Rush The Kessler Theater October 26, 2011 Better than: sitting at home waiting for it to stop raining in St. Louis. At 70, Tom Rush is the elder statesman of the singer-songwriter era that began in the late 1960s. Known as the person who introduced audiences to the songwriting talents of James ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 3, 2011
  • News

    November 4, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    The 15 Worst ...and Friends! Albums Of All-Time

    ‚ÄčIt's hard not to remember Santana's 1999 album Supernatural. Besides just the Rob Thomas collab "Smooth," which we've spent the past decade trying to erase from our memories, the album received a lot of attention at the time for being one of those records that featured a different collaboration w ... More >>

  • Music

    June 12, 2008

    Who is Mr. Sensitivity?

    Eric Hutchinson and Corey Smith want you to know that they feel your pain

  • Music

    February 14, 2008

    Barton Carroll

    The Lost One (Skybucket Records)

  • Music

    August 23, 2007

    No Business Sense

    Dylan Sneed left the corporate rat race to embrace his talent and his faith

  • Music

    July 5, 2007


    Things you may have missed the first time

  • Music

    November 30, 2006

    John Gorka

    Friday, December 1, at Uncle Calvin's Coffeehouse

  • Dining

    October 12, 2006

    Hold 'n' Fold

    Excellent seafood, iffy steak at Merkow's

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2006

    PETA, Don't You Have Anything Better to Do?

    PETA wants to protect these cockroaches, which are being served in the Six Flags buffet line. To PETA, an exterminator must be like Idi Amin. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals usually protests against the fur and cosmetics industries' abuse of animals. Yesterday it took up the mighty cause ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 1, 2004

    They Got Served

    Laughs top the menu in CTD's The Dining Room; feast on the voices of Lee and Floyd at the Hideaway

  • Music

    June 3, 2004

    A New Texas Jam

    Crossroads Guitar Festival celebrates six-strings and the men who make them famous

  • Music

    April 1, 2004

    Fresh Air

    With Talkie Walkie, the enigmatic French keyboard maestros go toward the light

  • Music

    November 13, 2003

    Real Estate Agents

    The Fire Theft finds its own day in the sun

  • News

    August 21, 2003

    Brite Idea

    Plus: Cover Up; Sack of Kittens; Net Gains

  • News

    November 21, 2002

    Cube Attitude

    Plus: Folked Up and Holiday Graft Guide

  • Music

    November 14, 2002

    Mann Power

    Aimee Mann bought her way out of corporate enslavement. Now she can be as sad as she pleases.

  • Music

    March 14, 2002

    Write and Wrong

    When is a singer-songwriter not a singer-songwriter? When he's Josh Rouse.

  • Music

    October 18, 2001

    Out & About

    Boz Scaggs

  • Film

    August 9, 2001

    Get a Piece

    American Pie 2 is sweet trash that tastes good the next day

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Out & About

    David Sanborn

  • Music

    November 16, 2000

    The Last Laugh

    Willis Alan Ramsey's cult keeps growing, 28 years after cutting his first--and final?--record

  • Music

    April 20, 2000

    American bye

    Don McLean's career didn't end with "American Pie" -- or did it?

  • Music

    January 20, 2000

    Please kill me

    A handy guide to the worst local records of the '90s

  • Film

    January 13, 2000

    Pass the Prozac

    Girl, Interrupted is too sane a film about the crazy people

  • Music

    December 16, 1999
  • Music

    September 30, 1999

    Live from New York?

    Saturday Night Live and DreamWorks Records team up for two not-ready-for-prime-time compilations

  • Calendar

    September 16, 1999

    Here Comes Rhymin' Simon

    And his pocket full of oldies

  • News

    July 22, 1999

    Innocence Lost

    Railroaded onto death row, Kerry Max Cook endures rapes, beatings, and suicide attempts while waiting for justice

  • Music

    March 4, 1999

    Glory Hallelujah

    After working the Picket Line, Kevin Russell and the Gourds finally make a record as good as they are

  • Music

    February 11, 1999

    Bastard of middle age

    Paul Westerberg digs intoa deep, dark place and makes a brilliant, horrible record

  • Music

    December 24, 1998

    Listen up

    1998 was not a very good year, but it's still worth the bother

  • Music

    November 5, 1998

    Maybe he's doing it wrong

    But a new boxed set proves you can't keep Randy Newman down

  • Music

    May 29, 1997

    Bar chords

    Harry Dean Stanton sings--but then, he always has

  • Film

    May 29, 1997


    'Til There Was You is looking for love in all the wrong places

  • Music

    September 19, 1996

    Shiny, happy guys

    Lindsay and Gowan wander happy as a cloud

  • Music

    August 1, 1996
  • Music

    December 14, 1995
  • Music

    November 9, 1995

    Winedale nation

    A man, his guitar, and a last-chance bar on Greenville Ave.

  • Music

    October 19, 1995

    Smash or trash?

    Pumpkins double the pleasure and pain on Mellon Collie

  • Music

    September 28, 1995

    Strait to hell

    George Strait saved country music. Then he killed it

  • Music

    September 7, 1995

    The Devil and Mr. Newman

    America's greatest songwriter descends to hell and aspires to heaven in Faust