Nationally Syndicated NOBODY’S FAULT BUT MINE Edwin McCain (Saguaro Road) The songs, and the sound, of the Stax label and others that put out classic R&B back in the day have lost little of their appeal. They have energy, passion, and great melodies. And occasionally they are brought back to life with particular affection and […]
WHY I ROCK EDWIN MCCAIN By Dave Paulson • June 27, 2008 “I’ll be better when I’m older,” rock singer-songwriter Edwin McCain sang on his 1998 ballad “I’ll Be,” an inescapable pop smash that became a wedding dance staple. Ten years later, it looks like the guy was right. He recently had the time of […]
EDWIN MCCAIN R&B might not be the idiom immediately associated with singer/songwriter Edwin McCain, but that’s exactly the territory he’s covering with his new CD Nobody’s Fault But Mine, which was released this week. It’s a special session cut under a deal with Saguaro Road to make this particular project. The CD that many fans […]
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Review by Thom Jurek Now this is a surprise. Country singer and songwriter Rebecca Lynn Howard scored a Grammy in 1997 for “Singing Softly and Tenderly,” which appeared in the film The Apostle starring Robert Duvall. In 2002 she scored a number five hit on the country charts for the single, and it ended up […]
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NO RULES Rebecca Lynn Howard (Saguaro Road Records) Range, color, power — Rebecca Lynn Howard’s got them. Her new disc, “No Rules,” is a sampler showcasing her vigorous singer/songwriter talent. The first three cuts are soul-saturated R&B, with gospel-style chorus and old-school organ, horns, harmonica, and bass. And she proves her chops on country/pop, contemporary, […]
Review by Thom Jurek One has to hand to it to Edwin McCain. Ten years after his big hit, “I’ll Be,” appeared on Atlantic’s Lava imprint, he’s been all over the map and all but lost musically. Yet, he’s consistently recorded and toured no matter the economic or critical circumstances. He’s also played many different […]