Gordon Todd Skinner claimed to be one with the universe. He also engaged in kidnapping, manipulation, and torture. Here, Abby Wendle speaks with Michael Mason about this seemingly paradoxical psychedelic juggernaut.
J.J. Cale wrote hits for Eric Clapton and Waylon Jennings. Neil Young famously called him one of the two best electric guitar players ever. The other being Jimi Hendrix. Cale was born in Oklahoma, and grew up in Tulsa. He died earlier this year at the age of 74.
SHEL is four sisters from Fort Collins, Colorado. Sarah, Hannah, Eva and Liza Holbrook. They released their self-titled first album in 2012.
Here Abby speaks to mandolin-playing singer Eva and harmonizing violinist Sarah about PBS Christmas specials, sibling rivalry, and fairytales.