The Best Country Singers Of All Time

I was talking to some friends after a show, and was asked who my five favorite country stars were.  Without thinking, I named George Jones, Bob Wills, Willie Nelson, Buck Owens, and Merle Haggard.  After a few moments of reflection, it occurred to me that I wanted to add more – Porter Wagoner, Hank Williams, and so on – but before I could say another name, my friend Dani pointed out that I had not named a single woman.  I sheepishly acknowledged that she was right, and named Norma Jean, to which others added Tammy Wynette, Dolly Parton, and Loretta … More→

July 1 – Sal Al at Luthiers’ Co-op, Easthampton MA

Salvation Alley is heading back to the Luthiers’ Co-op on Saturday, July 1, 2017.  We will be joined by fiddler Annika Amstutz (Rambling Kind) and pianist/guitarist Jason Bourgeois (Beach Honey).

We’re playing the middle set at 8PM, preceded by Tawdry at 7PM and followed by Mystics Anonymous at 9:30PM.

The lineup for this show is:

  • Ryan – vocals, electric guitar
  • Matt J. – drums
  • Matt S. – bass, vocals
  • Annika – fiddle
  • Jason – Wurlitzer electric piano, acoustic and electric guitars