The immortal words of Country Dick Montana ring true at Steve Earle’s Vancouver show

kevin statham photo ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, AUG. 17, 2000 By Steve Newton Some types of music are just made for drinkin’ to, and Steve Earle’s brand of down-home roots rock is one of them. And we’re not talking plain old boring beer, either. When it comes to liquid accompaniment for a Steve … Continue reading The immortal words of Country Dick Montana ring true at Steve Earle’s Vancouver show

The London Quireboys pulverize Vancouver (and Long John Baldry) with irresistible barroom boogie

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, AUG. 16, 1990 By Steve Newton Rock critics are human too—they make mistakes. Like when I first saw the London Quireboys via their video for "7 O'clock". I figured they were just too much of a blatant Faces rip-off—right down to the guitarist's Ron Wood-type top hat. I even … Continue reading The London Quireboys pulverize Vancouver (and Long John Baldry) with irresistible barroom boogie