May 13, 2012 / The Boston Globe
Chris Smither: Folk/blues musician and voracious re-reader
Chris Smither has had the well-sanded, world-weary voice of an old blues man since the New Orleans transplant first landed on Boston’s folk scene in the 1960s. This summer he comes out with his 12th studio record, Hundred Dollar Valentine, which locals can get a preview of at his May 19 show at Arlington’s Regent Theatre.
BOOKS: What are you reading currently?
SMITHER: I just read Donna Leon’s last one, “Drawing Conclusions,” another one of her mysteries set in Venice…