Some Stray Articles

Here are some of my most recent American Songwriter articles. First my past two Lyric of the Week essays. On James Taylor’s “Sweet Baby James”:

And on the Handsome Family’s “Far From Any Road”:

Also, two new reviews. On Teeth Dreams by The Hold Steady:

And on Out Among The Stars, a new collection of unreleased 80’s material from Johnny Cash:

Check them out if you have the time, and have a good one, everybody.

(E-mail me at or follow me on Twitter @JimBeviglia. Remember that pre-orders are available now for my new book Counting Down Bruce Springsteen: His 100 Finest Songs, out in June, and my first book, Counting Down Bob Dylan: His 100 Finest Songs, is out now everywhere. Check out the links below.)