If you were to meet Adam Carroll at a bookstore or coffeehouse, the sort of place where he hangs out when not playing gigs, you probably wouldn't surmise that he's one of the most esteemed new Texas singer-songwriters to emerge in some time. A squat, shy and quirky young fellow with a slight limp, the result of a mild case of cerebral palsy, Carroll has neither the rugged authority of, say, Guy Clark, nor the gaunt eccentricity of the late Townes Van Zandt. Yet when he sings, his material announces with cinematic vividness and novelistic detail that Carroll is an artistic force to... More >>>