Singer, Songwriter Tracy Newman to Return to McCabes Guitar Shop The former TV writer now writes honest reflections of her life and performs with her folk band, The Reinforcements. Posted by Erika Maldonado (Editor) , July 10, 2013 at 06:27 PM Tracy Newman, singer/songwriter, remembers being a fixture at McCabe’s Guitar Shop in Santa Monica […]
Episode XII: Tracy Newman FIRE UP THE WEED By Tracy Newman I’ve been accused of being too literal and sometimes linear in my songwriting. It’s true. It’s what I do and I like it that way. It comes from years of writing ½ hour TV comedy. I also try to write in pictures, almost like […]
Tracy Newman: Having Too Much Fun May 08 2013 By Steve Byrd Way back in 1958, a three-man folk group called The Kingston Trio topped the charts with their version of a simple, two-chord standard from the late 19th century entitled “Tom Dooley.” That song not only made folk music a hip enough alternative […]
For Tracy Newman, the transition from Emmy Award-winning television writer to acoustic country-folk troubadour came naturally.
Why folk music? Why not? Tracy Newman writes and sings the lyrics to her life, helped out by her band, the Reinforcements. By Rhea Mahbubani 12:47 p.m. CST, February 21, 2013 Sneakers, drugs and everyday life. That’s what Tracy Newman’s albums are made of. “I usually mention tennis shoes and some kind of drug in my […]