Tag Archives: Drive-By Truckers

Rankstravaganza 2016: My Top 30 Favorite Songs of the Year

The past year was nothing if not a “low-flying panic attack” … . Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Drive-By Truckers at The Fillmore in San Francisco, 03.16.12

What the world needs more of: Guitar solos Pedal steel guitar solos Angry sing-along choruses with lyrics like, “Hell no, I ain’t happy!” Bands that drink from Costco-sized bottles of hard liquor on stage Drive-By Truckers Yes, the world would … Continue reading

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A Taste of Things to Come: Drive-By Truckers at the Fillmore

Yup, it’s a shit-kicker.

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Rankstravaganza: My 30 favorite tracks of 2011

I don’t know about you, but for me, 2011 was not a year of discovery. Most of the songs that bubbled their way to the top of my most-played tracks from last year were by bands I already knew and … Continue reading

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Racking Up Plays: “The Fireplace Poker” by Drive-By Truckers

Once again putting his talent for sordid storytelling and his knowledgeable Northern Alabama roots to good use, Patterson Hood—still the core of the Athens, Georgia, band’s considerable songwriting muscle—finally indulged in an exploration of a hometown crime that has fascinated him for decades. Continue reading

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