Subject:

Victoria Williams

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Joshua Tree: 7 Musicians Who Have Felt The High Desert's Pull

    Twenty-five years ago today, U2 released their paramount record, The Joshua Tree. The record was intended to be a spiritual quest for Bono: A meditative dissection of the "spoiled child" he saw in American culture. Before Bono blessed the area with his humanitarian spirit, however, many other musici ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: More on California Honky-Tonk Zelig Larry Hosford

    Photos by Charlie McGovernl-r: Ramsay Midwood, Kip Boardman, Tony Gilkyson, Don Heffington, Larry Hosford, 1998​ We've just listened to his duet with Larry Hosford on "Reno Is a Late Night Town," and Mike Stinson looks up and grins like he's just heard Dwight Yoakam is going to cut another one of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Lost Tuneage: The Jayhawks

    Who 'Dat?The Jayhawks circa 1992Emerging from "The City of Lakes" in 1985, the Jayhawks showed that Minneapolis could produce a band at the forefront of another genre besides pioneering alt-rock (The Replacements, Hüsker Dü) and funk (the Purple One); namely, the nascent alt-country/"No Depressio ... More >>

  • Music

    February 19, 2009
  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: A Sweet Piece of Art for Sweetheart

    My California compadre Charlie McGovern, who produces records by interesting people like Tony Gilkyson (Goodbye Guitar), Victoria Williams (Sings Some Ol' Songs), and Mike Stinson (Last Fool At the Bar), is also Salinas, California's biggest booster and amateur historian. It's all in a day's work fo ... More >>

  • Music

    March 10, 2005
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    May 16, 2002

    Various Artists

    Sharp Dressed Men: A Tribute to ZZ Top (RCA)

  • Culture

    May 24, 2001

    Look Ahead

    D.A. Pennebaker doesn't make history, but he's captured so much of it

  • Music

    November 2, 2000

    Madonna

    Music (Maverick/Warner Bros.)

  • Music

    October 26, 2000

    Desert Rose

    Victoria Williams, a native of swampy Louisiana, finds her muse in the dry beauty of Southern California

  • Music

    May 14, 1998
  • Music

    February 26, 1998

    Alone Together

    For songwriters Victoria Williams and Mark Olson, the fast lane ends in Joshua Tree

  • Music

    February 5, 1998
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    May 22, 1997
  • Music

    February 20, 1997

    Odd Man Out

    Van Dyke Parks, the invisible legend of L.A. music, finally goes live

  • Music

    May 11, 1995
  • Music

    April 6, 1995

    Sounding Out Mary

    Mary Karlzen doesn't want to be anyone but herself

  • Music

    March 23, 1995
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    November 24, 1994

    Ray Stevens Lives!!!

    Todd Snider's novelty tunes will tickle your jaded fancy

  • Music

    October 20, 1994

    A Promise Fulfilled

    Vince Bell returns from the brink with hard-won songs of love and loss

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