Archive for July 2021

Bill Cunningham Looks Back On 'The Letter' As Box Tops Head To City Winery

Bill Cunningham Looks Back On 'The Letter' As Box Tops Head To City Winery
In the early 60s, bassist Bill Cunningham performed at home in Memphis, Tennessee alongside guitarist Chris Bell and vocalist/guitarist Alex Chilton in the British Invasion-influenced group The Jynx. Chilton would go onto form The DeVilles, who would cut the early demos for tracks like “The Letter,” one made famous shortly thereafter as Cunningham and guitarist... Read more »

Rhett Miller Looks Back On Nearly 30 Years Performing In Chicago Ahead of Sunday Set At City Winery

Rhett Miller Looks Back On Nearly 30 Years Performing In Chicago Ahead of Sunday Set At City Winery
For Old 97’s songwriter, vocalist and guitarist Rhett Miller, a career which began in 1993 has brought with it a variety of highs and lows. A number of the highs have come right here in Chicago, one of the first major markets the Dallas group was able to crack outside Texas, thanks to a ravenous... Read more »