- Austin360.com has a nice story on the recently deceased Poodie Locke, Willie Nelson’s stage manager of 34 years. There is also a nice tribute video on YouTube.
- Jay Bennett, a former Wilco member, is suing band leader Jeff Tweedy in Cook County Circuit Court, claiming Tweedy owes him money from the band’s 2002 documentary and royalties on songs written during Bennett’s seven years with the group.
- PopMatter.com’s Joseph Carver posted a review of the new Flatlanders Hills and Valleys.
- Can musicians use iPhone apps as a channel for their brand? Alison Bonaguro at the CMT blog has a post about that possibility.
- Americana Roots has posted an interview with Wayne “The Train” Hancock. Wayne talks about band changes, his time on the road and his new release Viper of Melody.
William Elliott Whitmore made a stop on the Jools Holland Show in England to perform Old Devils.