Author Archives: Bruce Sylvester

About Bruce Sylvester

Bruce Sylvester is a regular contributor to Goldmine magazine.

Jerry McGill was a wild man of Memphis music.

By Bruce Sylvester “Johnny Cash ain’t never been to prison in his life. He ain’t no criminal. Neither was Waylon [Jennings]. And they called them outlaws! I’m an outlaw!” Jerry McGill explodes in documentary director Paul Duane and producer Robert …

The Mike Eldred Trio delivers rock to its roots.

Mike Eldred Trio, “Bossa Nova Baby” By Bruce Sylvester The deeper “The Mike Eldred Trio” (Rip Cat) digs into American roots music, the stronger they sound.   Those powerful a cappella harmonies on the opener, “Don’t Go Down There,” have vestiges …