Tag Archives: David Lowery

COMING SOON: Cracker in Kansas City 8/9/17

WHO’S PLAYING?  Cracker with a special opening set by Ashley Raines & The New West Revue WHAT TO EXPECT?  To see one of the finest relics from the 1990s alternative movement that is not only still going but likely making … Continue reading

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My Favorite Cracker Album: Countrysides by just j

This Is (Cracker) Country:  Why I Love Countrysides By just j just j is a music fan who lives somewhere in the Southeastern United States. Thanks to Miss Krista Norstog Leonard for her comments on an earlier draft of this blog … Continue reading

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My Favorite Cracker Album: Gentlemans Blues – by Krista Norstog Leonard

My Favorite Cracker Album: Gentlemans Blues – by Krista Norstog Leonard THE BITTERSWEET GENTLEMAN’S BLUES Cracker: Gentleman’s Blues / August 1998 / 17 songs / 72 minutes / Virgin Full disclosure: Gentleman’s Blues is my favorite Cracker album. I call … Continue reading

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Concert Review: Cracker / Wanda Jackson at 9th Street Summerfest in Columbia, MO 7/30/14

You always have to be prepared when going into a concert. Whether that means putting on sunscreen or bringing some extra cash because a band has great merch for sale, it helps to do your homework. That is how I … Continue reading

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Top 5 Albums: Cracker

Cracker is without a doubt my favorite band. Their records all hold a special place with me but obviously I like some more than others. I’ve written about how much I adore Greenland but here is an explanation of how … Continue reading

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Classic Concert Review: Cracker at Knickerbockers in Lincoln, NE on 11/1/05

It’s natural to feel your favorite band put on one of the best shows you’ve ever seen. For me the Cracker Acoustic Duo show from November 2005 ranks #2 all time on my personal list. (only behind Drive-By Truckers / … Continue reading

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My Favorite Cracker Album: Forever – by Jim Passaro, Jr.

My Favorite Cracker Album: Forever – By Jim Passaro, Jr. Recently re-listening to the Forever album during a particularly busy and stressful period at work, I was immediately reminded why I love this album.  The songs’ melodies and lyrics are … Continue reading

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My Favorite Cracker Album: Greenland – by Clint Wiederholt

My Favorite Cracker Album: Greenland – by Clint Wiederholt Cracker’s Greenland is a late career triumph. The band achieved mainstream success early in their career and toyed with returning to the promised land for several albums to no avail. Greenland … Continue reading

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250 Word Album Review: Cracker – Berkeley To Bakersfield

Cracker has always used a lot of geography in their songs. Their lyrics often contain quaint places from the two chief songwriters’ pasts. Berkeley To Bakersfield makes a lot of sense because of this. The characters created by the band … Continue reading

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250 Word Classic Album Review: Cracker – Greenland

Cracker’s Greenland is a late career triumph. The band achieved mainstream success early in their career and toyed with returning to the promised land for several albums to no avail. Greenland is where it sounds like they punted that idea … Continue reading

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