Extended Q&A: Patterson Hood

The Drive-By Trucker discusses his Portland residency, balancing family with band life, "drinking for a living," Willy Vlautin, Jason Isbell and...Kendrick Lamar?!

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Tonight, Drive-By Truckers' Patterson Hood plays the second of three shows in his weekly residency at Doug Fir Lounge. Here's a Q&A with the Georgia-based songwriter, extended from a profile on Hood that appeared in last week's paper. You can also see Jeff Rosenberg's Top 5 Essential Patterson Hood Songs here.Patterson Hood: How did this Portland sojourn come about?Willamette Week: ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 JEFF ROSENBERG

Top Five Essential Patterson Hood Songs


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“The Living Bubba,” Gangstabilly (1998) The Drive-By Truckers’ creation myth, anchoring their debut album with the doomed but galvanizing tale of an AIDS-stricken working musician, with its   More
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 JEFF ROSENBERG

Migration Song

Drive-By Truckers’ Patterson Hood heads northwest for the winter.


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Last year, Patterson Hood—Alabama-born, Athens, Ga.-dwelling rock-’n’-roll songwriter and de facto leader of the celebrated Drive-By Truckers—brought his wife along on a Portland visit f   More
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 JEFF ROSENBERG

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