- In honor of today’s release of Sony Legacy’s Naked Willie you can head over to Go!Animate and create your own Willie Nelson cartoon n the persona of the Redheaded Stranger, Super Willie, Naked Willie (natch) , Willie harmonica player (and Naked willie producer) Mickey Raphael and a horse named Stardust.
- Universal South is releasing a wholly unnecessary Shooter Jennings Greatest Hits album, Bad Magick,Â album on March 24th. Really? A “greatest hits?” Shooter has 3 studio and one live album, and a live album is a gretest hits album. Rumor is that this is the labels, not Shooter’s decision and ythat he is now done with his contract and shopping for a new label. Maybe he and Tim McGraw can start a label called “They Done Me Wrong Records.”
- Santa Cruz, California’s own Devil Makes Three will release Do Wrong Right to be released April 21st.Â Go catch them this week at South-By-Southwest Mar 18 at Lovejoys (5:00pm) andÂ Mar 21 2009 at Submerged Â (8:00pm)
- Tuscaloosa, Alabama’s own Dexateens will release their new album Singlewide on May 12th. Â Singlewide was recorded in Nashville with veteran engineer Mark Nevers (Lambchop, Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Calexico and the Silver Jews.) Their peculiar video for the song John Smith is below.