That time I told Stuart Adamson that “Long Way Home” was my fave tune on the new Big Country album

By Steve Newton Most people probably remember Scottish rock band Big Country for its anthemic single "In a Big Country", which was a massive radio hit in North America in 1983. But ten years later they released an album called The Buffalo Skinners that included a song called "Long Way Home", which I liked a … Continue reading That time I told Stuart Adamson that “Long Way Home” was my fave tune on the new Big Country album

That time a crotchety Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown said: “Save me a copy of this write-up”

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JAN. 23, 1997 BY STEVE NEWTON Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown—there’s a ring to that name that just suits an elderly, pipe-puffin’ blues master. At least, that’s what I thought before conducting a phone interview with the 73-year-old musician, at home in Louisiana. I sure learned fast that the “Gatemouth” title … Continue reading That time a crotchety Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown said: “Save me a copy of this write-up”