Posts Tagged ‘James Michael Taylor’
ManIAm

Killer or Filler?

From the Fort come a DIY singer-songwriter album and a valentine to South America from FWSO.
FORT WORTH WEEKLY MUSIC STAFF
James Michael Taylor’s Man That I Am By all rights, the ultra-prolific Fort Worth singer-songwriter-actor-eccentric James Michael Taylor should be one of those local artists who’s taken for granted. With more than 500 songs...


RIVER PHOENIX.

Dark Blood Oozes Closer To Fort Worth

Jeff Prince
                        The mysterious movie that River Phoenix was making at the time he overdosed on drugs in 1993 is finally coming to America — 20 years late...



River Phoenix stars in his last movie, Dark Blood, featuring music from Fort Worthian James Michael Taylor.

Local Artist Scores River Phoenix’s Last Movie

ANTHONY MARIANI
James Michael Taylor is not “going Hollywood,” as the old saying goes –– he’s much too cantankerous and outspoken for anyplace other than Fort Worth –– but his music might be.   A movie for which the blue-col...


Songwriters Galore At Grotto Tonight

Jeff Prince
Generally speaking, singer-songwriter nights at area clubs can be painful. Droning hacks abound. Eardrums assaulted. Abort! Abort! But I can say with confidence that listeners are in for a treat tonight at The Grotto — Gu...



Music Awards Ballot Ready For Voters

Jeff Prince
The nominees for this year’s Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards are listed on the ballot here. Cast your votes for Tarrant County’s most killer bands, and plan on attending our big awards festival on June 26. Glancing o...


Florida Pastor Terry Jones Is Hitler’s Dog?

Jeff Prince
President Obama came down hard on the Florida pastor with a Quran fire fetish. Obama tried to put a guilt trip on him, saying torching the Quran will encourage Taliban recruitment and incite violence against American soldiers a...



Inside A Cool Dive

Jeff Prince
“Hickory Stix” is one of my favorite songs by local songwriter James Michael Taylor, and while this video isn’t a great audio representation, it’s an interesting performance in front of some colorful characters at the d...


James Michael Taylor responds

Jeff Prince
I talked to local songwriter James Michael Taylor the other day and asked about his recent nomination in the “Best Acoustic/Folk” category in this year’s Fort Worth Weekly Music Awards. Taylor didn’t know he’d...