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June 20, 2007

Jason Isbell Goes Solo

Jason Isbell has left the Truckers and has an album, Sirens of the Ditch, coming out next month. I have very mixed feelings at this news. His years with DBT were definitive for the band, and the first album after he joined them, Decoration Day, is the one I play the most. At the same time, he's a remarkable songwriter in his own right and I'll be listening to that CD the second I can get it.

Here's "Dress Blues," his song about the war:

Posted by smclemee at June 20, 2007 6:41 AM