News Round Up:Billy Joe Shaver / Ray Wylie Hubbard’s The last Rites of Ransom Pride L.A. Times Pop & Hiss holds court with Texas songwriting royalty Billy Joe Shaver. Shaver discusses Bob Dylan, how after all life has thrown at him he still stays optimistic and voices frustration over somewhat indifference to some of his recent releases. Beaufort County News reviews the latest Bearfoot show at Washington’s Turnage Theater. While in San Francsico to play the closing night of the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival The Berklee College of Music will present Emmylou Harris with an honorary doctor of music. The event is to take place Sunday, just before Harris performs at the Banjo Stage in Golden Gate Park, organizers said. Country Music Prisde has a great interview with this indie sweethearts of country punk Those Darlin’s. News about Ray Wylie Hubbard’s movie The last Rites of Ransom Pride has been removed by request.