The biggest sham perpetuated by mainstream rock and pop music magazines is the narrow “greatest guitarists of all time” annual issue. In the editor’s defense, it’s probably a dreaded task. Most of these sorts of publications (none specific come to mind, of course) tend to focus their top picks on the straightforward rock guitar heroes. Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Duane Allman.
Award-winning Irish songwriter and bluegrass artist, Niall Toner, is pleased to announce the new single, “Tomorrow,” is now available to radio stations on Airplay Direct. The song is from his upcoming album, ONWARDS AND UPWARDS, set for release on Pinecastle Records in the fall of 2012 in conjunction with The Niall Toner Band’s U.S.
For more than 30 years, Jerry Joseph has been strapping on a guitar and chasing down truth, understanding and soul with tenacity and resonant skill. Joseph is the archetypal musician’s musician - something that’s resoundingly clear on his sweeping new double album Happy Book, to be released March 20, 2012 on Response Records. Look for Joseph and his band to tour this spring in support of the album’s release.