Betcha

“Betcha” is another attempt to wrap my gawky arms around that slippery ideal, American roots rock-n-roll.  Running down a dream, if you will.  Here are some possible influences: Tom Petty (very likely), Lucinda Williams, Dylan (at least as far as my weird vowel pronunciations are concerned), Sheryl Crow (for straight-aheaditude), and Richard and Linda Thompson’s … Continue reading

New Milk

This week’s track, “New Milk,” revisits the character who sang “Big Schools” on the recent Baby Teeth album, Hustle Beach.  Because Big Schools is often reduced to “BS” on Baby Teeth setlists, let’s call this character B.S. Lewis.  Mr. Lewis is a guy who can’t stop thinking about his glory days — he’s drifting through an … Continue reading