Kevin Gordon

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“There may be other singer-songwriters in Nashville who would start their day just so, but then, perhaps not. ‘This morning found me up at 6 to feed the dogs, then back in bed, where I read a little more of Dante’s Inferno,’ begins one blog post by Kevin Gordon, who has a master’s in poetry from the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop and a musical sensibility that’s part Muddy Waters and part Carl Perkins. ‘It has a cooling effect. (The further in I get, the more it resembles life here on earth; Virgil leads Dante up Gallatin Road on a hot July evening).'” [. . .]    –Peter Applebome, The New York Times, February 21, 2012