Whiskeytown gets major with "Strangers Almanac"
Maybe Robbie Robertson said it best: "This is sure stirring up some ghosts for me." How else to react to a listening of Whiskeytown's latest, "Strangers Almanac"? The first tune, "Inn Town" conjures up faded memories of The Jayhawks harmonizing on their breakthrough album, "Hollywood Town Hall"; of "After The Gold Rush"-era Neil Young; of anything by Uncle Tupelo. The album is positively haunted by Uncle Tupelo. You don't want to get Whiskeytown lead singer/songwriter Ryan Adams worked up... more