Tag Archive for mike cooley

Hood, Isbell, Cooley. One Night Only for Terry Pace. Shoals Theatre. 06.15.14

“Don’t know why they even bother putting this highway on the mapAnybody that’s ever been on it knows exactly where they’re at‘Cause hell’s on both ends of itAnd nowhere’s in between.This highway’s mean” The length of U.S. Route 72 that runs west from I-65, across the Wheeler Reservoir and Shoal Creek into Florence, isn’t anything to write home about. I’m sure there are… Read more →

a conversation with Cooley

If you need an introduction to Cooley, I’m afraid I’ll have to point you in the direction of your local record store (or your favorite digital alternative).  Pick up (or download) Southern Rock Opera, Decoration Day and The Dirty South.  After you spend a few years educating yourself on the duality of the Southern Thing, it’s time to move on… Read more →

Mike Cooley Solo Project for Record Store Day

Drive-By Truckers have so much talent, it’s insane.  The band employs 3 singer-songwriters, and they are all amazing in their unique way.  Pattersoon Hood is definitely the ring leader and has a couple solo albums under his belt, Jason Isbell actually went solo (his ex-wife, bassist, Shonna, is now the 3rd) and released a couple great albums.  Mike Cooley, whom… Read more →