You need only spend a few minutes talking to Tim Jones, one of the four songwriters in the band Truth and Salvage Co., to realize that he is a man without a generation. And I mean that in a good way. Read the book Hotel California: The True Life Adventures of Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young, Mitchell, Taylor, Browne, Ronstadt, Geffen, the Eagles, and Their Many Friends by Barney Hoskyns, and you'll see what I mean. It's about the singer/songwriter scene in southern California from the mid 60s through the 70s. The artists in that scene valued the craft of the song, sat around and played a lot of guitar and piano, and spoke of the emotional connection between them and their instruments. This is where Jones belonged.
He lives a bungalow in LA--an obvious connection to the 70s singer/songwriter scene. There is a close bond, a spiritual connection, between him, his musical instrument, and his song. It's a genuine affection, to such an extent that he writes only when he needs his instrument or it needs him. Theirs is a symbiotic relationship.Read More