Category Archives: In memoriam

Americana Honors Prince

“A strong spirit transcends rules.” Prince Prince not only appeared to transcended mortality he transcended genre. So it’s not surprising that songwriters and musicians across styles took his sudden death as a call to perform…

Cowboy Jack Clement’s Posthumous Release ‘For Once and For All” Out July 15, 2014

Looks like the late legendary singer/songwriter/producer Cowboy Jack Clement isn’t quite done yet. Clement’s last musical work, and only his 4th studio release, “For Once and For All” produced by Dave “Fergie” Ferguson and Matt…

2013 The Year in Americana and Roots Music

2013 will go in the books as the year that Americana and roots settled comfortably into the mainstream. Kids are wearing dust-bowl duds and there is a brisk trade in acoustic guitars and banjos. Bands…

Legendary Engineer/Producer/Singer/Songwriter “Cowboy” Jack Clement Dies

Few people have held such a pivotal place in music history as “Cowboy” Jack Clement had. He worked with some of the greatest rock and country performers of the twentieth century and helped shape the…

George Jones Posthumous Album “Amazing Grace” To Be Released

Before he could complete his final “The Grand Farewell Tour” tour, country music legend George Jones died last April. Travis Tritt, Alan Jackson, Patty Loveless, Vince gill and others paid tribute to Jones during his…