Kenny Rogers and me

Mickey Randall goes down memory lane to catalogue Kenny Rogers’ presence in his life. It’s a charming tale of belated appreciation.

Almanac Everything (including Music): Fruity Ale and a Fire Bucket

We weren’t expecting a survey like this on the Almanac pages but it certainly has merit – especially when presented within a missive which describes the sanctuary of Mickey Randall’s home.

Almanac Music: The Power of Persona and Why Dolly Parton Makes Me Cry

J. Negri, a fan of Dolly Parton, lost her voice. In this brilliant discussion of Dolly’s ‘Coat of Many Colours’ she explains how she’s found it again. [She sure has – JTH]