After spending a week up in Albuquerque for family reasons I headed back down to Las Cruces this afternoon. While driving through Socorro, NM, I was listening to a local station that ostensibly plays (non pop) country, but also seemed to be playing a fair amount of older rock and (apparently) country blues. After hearing a song that caught my ear that I had never heard before, I learned that John Kay (the front man of Steppenwolf) also did solo work. In 2001 he released a county-blues album that has some good stuff on it. I was a bit amused to learn of something new to me that I really liked via radio. When I got home, Amazon got some money from me for an .mp3 album download.
Here is the best song I’ve heard today: