There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.

Forget Duane Allman: Don Rich was the most tragic musical vehicular death of the ’70s. As Owens’ lead guitarist and high-third harmony partner, he was the honky-tonk heart of ’60s country—even if the music here nearly takes a back seat to the hambone bonhomie of a crew working much closer to vaudeville than to Nashville. —Glenn Dixon