He's Justin Townes Earle's moustached sidekick, "Charlie," on stage and a master multi-instrumentalist. But who the fuck is Cory Younts? Bloodshot went to go find out:
BSHQ: So, who the fuck is Cory Younts?
CY: Cory Younts izzzz ... a plain ol' fella who loves his new rubber knee high boots from Wal-Mart. And breakfast and banjos.
You can get yr "Who the Fuck is Cory Younts?" button now in the Bloodshot Bazaar.
[Photo of Cory Younts by our friend (and intern), Kentaro Murai.]
Semi-weekly, quick links to interesting Bloodshot things around the web.
- Brian Setzer made a surprise appearance at Wayne Hancock's show in Minneapolis last week. Here are a couple of video clips: 1, 2
- The Detroit Cobras were featured in an NPR piece about the state of the Detroit music scene: Listen here.
- Check out these nice pics of Justin Townes Earle performing in Toronto (via suckingalemon)
- The Beachwood Reporter featured Ha Ha Tonka's Luke Long in the first installment of their series, "Get To Know Your Chicago Bloodshot Musician"
- In more Ha Ha Tonka news, the band was featured in Rolling Stone's Hype Monitor. Gotta believe it!
- Daytrotter has a video session with Justin Townes Earle, check it out here.
- "South Florida musical god" Charlie Pickett is featured in the Miami Herald.
That's it for now, Bloodshotters! We'll be back on Friday!
Justin and touring sidekick Cory Younts stopped by the studio of Seattle's KEXP and performed 4 songs, including two from his recent album Midnight at the Movies.
Have a look and a listen right here.
While in Austin for SXSW, Scotland Yard Gospel Choir and Justin Townes Earle stopped by KEXP's remote studios on South Congress Ave for a couple of live sessions:
The Musicians Life is a radio series on WXPN in Philadelphia that examines the everyday lives of musicians from the artists themselves, from the creative to the mundane.
Hear Justin talk about life on the road and hear some songs. Show is archived here.
Listen to Justin Townes Earle's performance at the Grand Olde Opry online now! Just head over the Grand Olde Opry's online archives and choose choose Friday night from the May 2nd to May 6th section to listen to Justin perform fine versions of "Hard Living" and "I Don't Know".
The fine folks at Daytrotter were so kind to invite Justin Townes Earle into their studio, and the stunning results are now available to download here! Not only did Justin turn out sturdy versions of favorites from The Good Life and Yuma, but he also recorded Daytrotter-exclusive covers of The Replacements' "Can't Hardly Wait" and Blind Blake's "Biscuits"!