• Music Reviews: Steve Forbert, Doc Watson, Nine Seas, Scott Ellison, Hawk, Holy Hive

    13 days ago - By TMR

    Steve Forbert , Early Morning Rain. This is Steve Forbert's first album of covers since Any Old Time, his 2002 tribute to Jimmy Rodgers. Here, he casts a wider net, featuring 11 of his favorite rock and folk compositions by a motley assortment of writers. The uniformly excellent program-which mostly spotlights well-known material but incorporates a few relative obscurities-is indicative of Forbert's diverse tastes. In addition to the classic Gordon Lightfoot title cut, it includes such numbers as Elton John's “Your Song,” Bob Dylan's “Dignity,” Leonard Cohen's “Suzanne,” Danny O'Keefe's...
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