John Prine

John Prine

John Prine meets Kris Kristofferson, Bob Dylan and writes classics delivering mail.    by Walter Price   The legendary singer-songwriter John Prine is a musician’s musician, a man who can manipulate a verse into depths that play simple but dig deep has been everywhere man. Prine’s recent stop on Marc Maron’s WTF Podcast is a music geek’s…

talent contest

Camaraderie over competition

I’d like to be able to look in the mirror and be proud of my success and how I got this far. by J.P. Kallio   Sometimes it seems like the competition in the music market is so fierce, that most of us feel like we are on a battle field. It might feel tempting…

bob dylan like a rolling stone

On Songwriting pt. 7

The fact that “Like a Rolling Stone” became so popular is a proof of the fact that there is no rules when it comes songwriting. by J.P. Kallio   In the wise words of Tom Waits “For a songwriter, you don’t really go to songwriting school; you learn by listening to tunes. And you try…