Paul Sexton’s country credentials include being one of the first UK journalists to interview Shania Twain and Taylor Swift, during a career in which he has written for all the quality national UK press and broadcast extensively on BBC Radio 2 and elsewhere.
It's impossible to overstate what The Band did to bring rural North American musical tradition and time-honoured instrumentation into the rock world. To celebrate their legacy and the 50th anniversary re-release of The Band's third album Stage Fright, Holler took on the (rather daunting) task of capturing their lightning in ten momentous instalments.
With such a prolific discography, many wonderful treasures can be lost to time, so here we offer a deep dive past the linemen and the cowboys, glorious as they are, to offer a chronological selection of ten lesser-known diamonds from the Glen Campbell jewel box.
The UK-hailing singer-songwriter will release a five-track EP on April 17th that will be exclusive to Bandcamp.
While far greater stardom and albums with bigger hits were to come, The Silver Tongued Devil and I was widely received as even better than Kristofferson's greatest hits of a debut.