Please head over to AllisonMoorer.com to read her full passage, entitled Sister.
Mid-way through her intimate 90 minute set in the Rumba Café last night, Shelby Lynne recalled meeting Tony Joe White by chance in a Tennessee campground. They shared a special loneliness, one that led to a friendship, writing partnership, and roles for each in a movie. Read more HERE
(Shelby) Lynne’s songs are penetrating and powerful. As she chronicles relationships gone wrong, you can’t help but feel the despair and desperation when she sings about throwing her body on railroad tracks with a voice that’s as potent as her songs. Her pain was underscored by the acoustic and lap guitars of her lone sideman, Ben Peeler, an original member …
Shelby joked, “The truth is, I don’t believe a woman should be defined by her hair. She should be defined by her cornbread cooking.” She added, “He better watch himself, or he’ll find himself with a face full of cornbread.” Read the full review here.
The blog, Old Grey Cat, has published a stellar review of Shelby’s performance at the Ardmore in July. Read all about it here.
AXS tells you 5 reasons to Shelby Lynne’s live show. Read the full review HERE.
Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, Cadogan Hall, London — voices like honey
Variety has published a stellar review of Shelby and Allison’s performance at Largo in October. Read the full story here.
132. Shelby Lynne I Am Shelby Lynne (Island/Mercury, 2000) The country divas of the 1990s projected effervescence, empowerment, empathy and open emotionalism to their sisters in small-towns and suburbs. Shelby Lynne, on the other hand, spent most of that era trying to carve out a place for herself in Nashville’s scene, applying her sumptuous twang to torchy, swinging and adult …