- STEVE EARLE: THE LOW HIGHWAY: 2013: 5 STARS OUT OF 5 STARS: Another top notch album from Steve Earle- the title track, Calico County, Burnin’ It Down-[it’s Wally World he wants to burn down} Invisible and the two songs he wrote with Lucia Micarelli for the television show Treme- are among the standout tracks.
- VAN MORRISON: ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES: 2017: 4 STARS OUT OF 5 STARS: 5 originals and 10 covers. A Chicago style blues album. Van certainly isn’t slowing down as he approaches his mid-70’s- he would release three albums from September 2017 to April 2018. Guests on this one include guitar legend Jeff Beck. Van’s voice is still sounding powerful.