Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Sunday, August 14, 2011
If wishes were horses we'd all ride.
--Doyle Bramhall II
It was only a matter of time. I recently learned that my boy, Doyle Bramahall II, the best barrelhouse blues-rock guitar player you never heard of, is now dating my girl, Sheryl Crow, the most under-rated lyricist in pop music. Isn't that sweet? Lucky him. Mr. Bramhall boasts a notable Rock and Blues pedigree which I'll leave you to explore for yourself on the bio-page of his website. I discovered Mr. Bramhall when he opened for Gov't Mule at Irving Plaza some time around 2000 or so. I thought he blew those fellas off the stage and to be blunt, after perusing his personal site and considering his relative pop-culture obscurity, I can't help but think he's been