Tag: music

Rosanne Cash’s The River & The Thread….a non-standard review.

on January 12, 2014 in Barbie Angell's Blog, things that have fallen out of barbie's mind.... with no comments by
Rosanne Cash’s The River & The Thread

Before I share my thoughts on Rosanne Cash’s new album, The River & The Thread, let’s go ahead and address the metaphorical elephant in the room. Yes, I am referring to the “clad in black, full of charm, iconic voice” known to all generations as Johnny Cash. Because yes, he is Rosanne Cash’s father; however his black coattails have never carried her career. To me, the fact that they are related is almost an aside when discussing her music. An interesting association, and certainly it enabled her to gather an insider’s perspective of the industry, but this is not what has made her an Americana music legend. read more →

Steep Canyon Rangers….a non-standard review.

on September 8, 2013 in Barbie Angell's Blog, things that have fallen out of barbie's mind.... with 2 comments by
steep canyon rangers

Yes, this is another “completely non-standard” album review. I’m sure there won’t be a shortage of actual music writers putting keyboard to screen about Steep Canyon Rangers’ brand-pickin’-new album, Tell The Ones I Love. In spite of that, sometimes I am just so taken with something that I simply have to write about it. I’ve owned the cd for two weeks, and I’d need algebra to figure out how many people I’ve talked to about it in person, let alone through social media.

“If Barbie talks to an average of 20 people a day, tweets to approximately 3,000 followers, has 825 ‘friends’ on Facebook and fell in love with an album fourteen days ago… how many superlatives has she used in the last two weeks?”

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Pre-sales & website launch for my new book….

on September 23, 2012 in poetry, rhyme, Roasting Questions, Shel Silverstein, things that have fallen out of barbie's mind.... with no comments by
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The website for my book has been launched.  Since my publisher is a non-profit organization, Roasting Questions will be sent to press once pre-sales read more →

My book "Roasting Questions" is now available to purchase!