Glasgow Americana 2012: In the press

In his article ‘Songs inspired by a life less ordinary’, Glasgow Herald folk & jazz critic, Rob Adams, previewed Steve Forbert’s return to the Scottish music scene.

“Forbert, who returns to Scotland this week for gigs in Kinross and at the annual Glasgow Americana festival, has lived a life that seems tailor-made for a songwriter.

Born in Meridian, Mississippi’s sixth largest city, he grew up with an urge to rock’n’roll and an appreciation of the literature of the South, although he wouldn’t claim to be driven towards the poetic songwriting quality he developed through his readings of William Faulkner and Tennessee Williams…”

Read the full article here.


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