Archive for the 'The Louvin Brothers' Category

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Christmas music: It ain’t for everyone. But then, it is for some. In later years, I’ve gravitated more towards the solemn, poetic hymns that predate by a matter of centuries the sentimental oom-pa-pa of most Christmas music. (Though, that being said, I’m a total sucker for “Jingle Bell Rock”; forgive me.), and Christmas With the […]

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Dear Los Angeles, heads up, Charlie Louvin – living legend that he is – will be at Spaceland this Saturday night. The Louvin Brothers’ album Satan Is Real is without a doubt the Rosetta stone of fire and brimstone country gospel. Released in 1960, wrapped up in quite possibly the greatest iconic album cover of […]