Walt Wilkins, Jo-El, Dale Watson

Outlaw is proud to introduce a new column,  Under The Hat With Big G. UNDER THE HAT WITH BIG G: Walt Wilkins, Jo – El, Dale Watson & Ameripolitan Music. It’s Spring time! Never is a season more looked forward to, after a long hard winter, which we did not have, than spring. Unless it’s…

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Albert King’s Born Under A Bad Sign Album To Be Reissued April 5

Any list of seminal 1960s electric blues albums is incomplete without Albert King’s Born Under a Bad Sign positioned near the top. The Indianola, Mississippi-born “King of the Blues Guitar,” who cut his professional teeth as a resident of the St. Louis suburb of Lovejoy, Ill., cemented his legacy with his Stax Records debut album. While he’d recorded for labels…

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Get Right With Waylon: by Michael Franklin

When I was a kid, every year I would spend an entire week with my grandparents.  I called it my “vacation”.  (I’m sure my parents called it the same thing.)   Every day I would wake up to the local AM station, mainly because it was the only game in town.  There was no local…

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Jud Block: A Precautionary Tale

A  few weeks ago, I was waxing philosophic and polishing off a couple of bottles with some acquaintances of mine, when the topic turned to bands and musicians we’d wished we’d seen perform live.  The usual names were tossed out: pre-impact Lynyrd Skynyrd, Hank Williams, Buddy Holly, Duane Allman, etc.; then, a fellow turned in…

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Waylon Jennings – Legacy Lives On.

Eleven years ago today,  Waylon Jennings may have crossed over but his music & legacy is Very Much Alive. WAYLON JENNINGS. What can we say that hasn’t already been said? Outlaw Magazine was inspired by his music & things he stood for. Truth. Innovative artist, amazing vocalist, honest songwriter, kickass performer. Crank up his music…

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LIVE: Ray Lawrence Jr w/ openers Patson & Brandon Atwell

VintageQueen54 has been scoping out the gems hidden in Underground scene and this time introduces three new acts to Outlaw. Ray Lawrence Jr, Patson and Brandon Atwell. Triple event on November 21, 2012 -These men entertained the audience with their awesome talent for four hours.  It was a fun night and special treat for us…

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Rowdy Rants: Truck You

  TRUCK YOU!!! I hear people all the time bitching & moaning about having to share the road with Truckers. To hear them talk, you would think 18-Wheelers are the single biggest problem in the world today. Maybe in their own small-minded pathetic lives they may actually believe that. It’s a wonder these whiny, self-centered…

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