Larkin Poe written this song for a sisters’ grandfather who had schizophremia. Disease, which is one of those things that are hard to talk about. But it is something that should be talked about openly. The song is about mental illness and is called Mad As A Hatter.
Larkin Poe is a brand-new band in the blues scene. Two sisters, Rebecca Lovell, and Meghan Lovell created this band in 2010. Tarka Layman on bass guitar and Kevin McGowan on drums plays with the sisters. Rebecca Lovell sings and plays acoustic and electric guitar and sometimes violin and piano as well. Meghan Lovell’s domain is the slide technique, which she uses when playing lap steel and dobro guitar.
The band Larkin Poe was founded in the year 2010. The name for the band comes from the sisters’ great-great-great-grandfathers. The group’s first big success was its performance in 2014 at the Glastonbury festival. The Observer named them the best Glastonbury discovery. In 2018, the band released the album “Peach,” which was nominated by the Blues Foundation as the Best Emerging Artist Album. In the same year, their next album “Venom & Faith” reached number one on the blues list of Billboard. He was also nominated for a grammy award as Best Contemporary Blues Album in 2020. After that, the next album, “Self Made Man,” released in 2020, also climbed to # 1 on the blues billboard chart.
The main lap steel guitar that Megan Lovell use is the Rickenbacker. She use it because of fat classic rock tone. Megan is a Fender tube amp junkie. She have an old Vibrolux, but most of the time touring with a standard Deluxe Reverb.
2014 – Kin
2016 – Reskinned
2017 – Peach
2018 – Venom & Faith
2020 – Self Made Man
2020 – Kindred Spirits
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