Author: Diana Parker

Diana has been writing about music for many years. She used to write a local music column for an alternative magazine in the Kansas City area, and frequently contributed LP and concert reviews to area publications before that. She and her husband Ed (JacoFan) have long been enthusiastic music collectors, although her tastes run a bit far from his. "I've always thought we complimented each other," she laughs, " we have a running joke that I have a deeper appreciation of Howlin' Wolf because of him, and he loves Uncle Tupelo because of me."

Sad Café – Run Home Girl

Today’s group formed as a result of the unification of rock bands Mandala and Gyro. Its founder members were Paul Young (vocals), Ian Wilson (guitar), Vic Emerson (keyboards), Ashley …

Phillips, Phillip – Home

You Will Never Be Alone… Today’s song selection goes out for Mary Ruth who will be taking some time off to address some serious health issues. We stand together …

Bauhaus – Bela Lugosi’s Dead

Today’s artists were an English post-punk band, formed in Northampton, England, in 1978. The bats have left the bell tower The band was originally carried “1919”; they dropped the …

Browne, Jackson – Disco Apocalypse

Today’s artist’s first songs were recorded by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Tom Rush, Nico, Steve Noonan, Gregg Allman, Joan Baez, the Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, the Byrds, and others. …

Carter Family – Wildwood Flower

Today’s artists were a traditional American folk music group that recorded between 1927 and 1956. Their music had a profound impact on bluegrass, country, Southern Gospel, pop, and rock …