Articles By: Jennifer Barry

Nashville author of young adult novels who can't abandon her love for music of all kinds.

Natalie Merchant’s Acclaimed Final Album with 10,000 Maniacs Gets Special Vinyl Treatment

10,000 MANIACS’ OUR TIME IN EDEN CELEBRATED IN 20th ANNIVERSARY REISSUE ON AUDIO FIDELITY’S TARGET IMPRINT Natalie Merchant’s Acclaimed Final Album with the Band Gets Special Vinyl Treatment on March 13th Marshall Blonstein, president of Audio Fidelity, has set March 13 for the release of 10,000 Maniacs’ 1992 album OUR TIME IN EDEN as a deluxe vinyl […]

LONG-AWAITED SOPHOMORE ALBUM FROM KIERNAN MCMULLAN TO RELEASE MARCH 6

LONG-AWAITED SOPHOMORE ALBUM FROM KIERNAN MCMULLAN  TO RELEASE MARCH 6

Two Years is like a musical diary of life on the road Kiernan McMullan, the talented singer/songwriter and musician, will release his latest album, Two Years, on March 6, 2012 with American Cadence Records here in the United States and on Love Gum Records in the United Kingdom in May and June of 2012. McMullan […]

Ireland’s Cathy Jordan Goes All the Way Home with First Solo Album from Blix Street Records

Longtime Lead Singer of International Band Dervish to Tour U.S. in March To Coincide With Solo Project Blix Street Records will release Irish singer Cathy Jordan’s debut solo album, ALL THE WAY HOME, on March 13, 2012. A driving force in the internationally renowned Irish traditional band Dervish, Jordan is a singer, musician and composer whose […]

Famed Singer Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon Releases Autobiography “Where The Action Is!”

Famed Singer Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon Releases Autobiography “Where The Action Is!”

FAMED SINGER FREDDY “BOOM BOOM” CANNON RELEASES AUTOBIOGRAPHY “WHERE THE ACTION IS!”   Bio Written with Best-Selling Author Mark Bego for Publish America Contains Introduction by Dick Clark Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon, the talented singer of timeless hits of the ’50’s and ’60’s such as “Palisades Park,” “Tallahassee Lassie,” “Way Down Yonder in New Orleans” and […]

American Cadence Records: New Artist-Aware Label in Nashville

American Cadence Records: New Artist-Aware Label in Nashville

Nashville recording engineer Logan Buerlein and seasoned music veteran Kiernan McMullan have teamed up to create a refreshing new record label for artists who love their music and want to share it with the world. These talented and dedicated professional have something a little different in mind when it comes to producing and presenting a […]

Album Review: Nameless Path by Marcus Foster

Album Review: Nameless Path by Marcus Foster

As always, I wish I could discuss every song on this album. Marcus Foster has done something truly special with Nameless Path, and each song deserves a mention, but I’ll try to keep it brief with some of the highest of the highlights. Rest assured that the whole album is worth adding to your collection. […]

Audio Fidelity Kicks Off the New Year with 24-Karat Gold Reissues of Two Career-Changing Albums of the Early ’80s

Audio Fidelity Kicks Off the New Year with 24-Karat Gold Reissues of Two Career-Changing Albums of the Early ’80s

Dio’s Holy Diver and Bryan Adams’ Cuts Like a Knife Rock Anew on Limited-Edition Audiophile Compact Discs Arriving January 31st Marshall Blonstein, president of Audio Fidelity, has set January 31st as the release date for the audiophile label’s Gold CD reissues of Dio’s HOLY DIVER and Bryan Adams’ CUTS LIKE A KNIFE. Both albums will be issued as numbered, limited editions that will […]

Singer-Songwriter Eoin Harrington Appears on MTV’s “Made” Today

Singer-Songwriter Eoin Harrington Appears on MTV’s “Made” Today

SINGER-SONGWRITER EOIN HARRINGTON APPEARS ON MTV’S “MADE” TODAY AT 4PM PST, 7PM EST San Francisco-based Irish singer-songwriter Eoin Harrington (www.eoinharrington.com) is the latest celebrity coach selected to mentor a budding musician on the new episode of MTV’s “Made,” airing today at 4PM PST (7PM EST) on the MTV Network. Eoin works with Jason in the […]

New Studio Recording by Ireland’s Premier Female Vocalist Mary Black

New Studio Recording by Ireland’s Premier Female Vocalist Mary Black

BLIX STREET RECORDS LAUNCHES 2012 SCHEDULE WITH NEW STUDIO RECORDING BY IRELAND’S PREMIER FEMALE VOCALIST MARY BLACK Stories From The Steeples Set for Release on February 14 followed by New Albums by Cathy Jordan, Maia Sharp and “Dreams of the San Joaquin ” Anthology   Independent Blix Street Records will inaugurate 2012 with the U.S. release of STORIES […]

Bobby Long – Live at 3rd and Lindsley

Bobby Long – Live at 3rd and Lindsley

On November 17, 3rd and Lindsley welcomed Bobby Long – this time without his band.  As much as I enjoy hearing him play with a full band, I became acquainted with his music when it was just Bobby and a guitar, so there’s a special place in my heart for his acoustic sound. Bobby Long’s […]

Audio Fidelity to Reissue Crosby, Stills & Nash and Gary Wright Classics in Gold CD Format

AUDIO FIDELITY GOES ‘GOLD’ WITH 24-KARAT CD REISSUES OF TWO ERA-DEFINING ALBUMS OF THE ’60S AND ’70S   Crosby, Stills & Nash’s Legendary Debut and Gary Wright’s Dream Weaver Get Deluxe Treatment on New Limited-Edition Discs Set for December 6 Release Audio Fidelity, the premiere audiophile imprint, has set December 6 for its release of 24 […]

Jabe Beyer at 3rd and Lindsley – November 17

Jabe Beyer at 3rd and Lindsley – November 17

It’s happened again.  I attended a show and found an opener that blew me away.  At 3rd and Lindsley on November 17, Jabe Beyer warmed the stage for Bobby Long and found a new fan in me.  I was embarrassed to admit that I’d never heard of him, and I’m even more embarrassed now that […]

Bachman-Turner Overdrive “Not Fragile” Remastered by Audio Fidelity

Bachman-Turner Overdrive “Not Fragile” Remastered by Audio Fidelity

I’m often told that I’m “too young” to enjoy a certain type of music – specifically anything that was released before 1990.  After all, what would a 33-year old know about the Beatles, the Eagles, Led Zeppelin, and many other classic bands that shaped the music I’m “supposed” to like?  Well, I can tell you […]

Good Times with Swear and Shake – Interview

Good Times with Swear and Shake – Interview

When New York band Swear and Shake visited Nashville at the end of September, I got a chance to talk with them in between a photo shoot with MD Laidlaw and their show at the Music City Bar and Grill.  In thirty minutes, we covered a lot of ground, during which I discovered the origin […]