For musicians, there are songwriters you like — the songwriters you try to emulate — and then there are the songwriters who live as kindred spirits. Tucson's Al Perry says he and Kevin Daly, whose 30-plus-year music career in the Valley has included elements of rockabilly, honky-tonk, blues, and punk, are essentially "different branches of the same tree." Recalling the days when his Cattle would play Phoenix-Tucson exchange gigs with Daly's bands the Geezers and Hellfire, Perry says the shared "rootsy rock with the punk edge" was a calling card for a whole scene of bands Daly influenced. "We've covered each other's songs and played jams with each other throughout the years," Perry says. This year, Perry, who'll play at this Saturday's Daly tribute show, and longtime collaborator Loren Dircks recorded Daly's "She... More >>>