Tag Archives: George-Jones

Music Review: The Drive By Truckers – The Fine Print (A Collection Of Oddities and Rarities 2003-2008) [New West]

I discovered the Drive By Truckers while an ex-pat Texan living in New York City. The environment that I has always known, and taken for granted, was replaced by something foreign and I was looking…

News Round Up: Willie Twitters & A New Langhorne Slim Download

Check out the “twitterview”  – a cute way of describing an interview conducted on twitter –  between TheBoot.com and Willie Nelson as was gearing up for his MySpace free secret concert in Maui, Hawaii. Speaking…

Rounder Records Turns 40

The Green Bay Press Gazette has a great interview with Justin Townes Earle. Earle talks candidly about his past addictions and is troubled relationship with his father. as well as his excellent new release Midnight…

Elvis Costello – Secret, Profane & Sugarcane (Hear Music)

Hardly a day goes by that we hear about another performer leaving their chosen career trajectory and taking a swing at country music.Some of these travelers deeply feel the need to honor the history, the…

Album Review – Gretchen Peters With Tom Russell – One to the Heart, One to the Head (Scarlet Letter Records)/Buddy and Julie Miller – Written In Chalk (New West)

These days duets are more like joint corporate sponsorships than a simpatico union of the heart and mind through song. Great male and female collaborations transcend their individual craft and emerge with something altogether new…

Legendary Country Tapes Discovered

Tapes of George Jones, Dolly Parton, Hank Williams Jr., Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, Roy Acuff, Tammy Wynette, Buck Owens, Charley Pride, and other country greats were among some of the hundreds of tapes that were…

The Devil Makes Three Readies “Do Right Wrong.”

Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will hold its quarterly series, Nashville Cats: A Celebration of Music City Session Players on Saturday, Feb. 21, with a salute to drummer Jerry Carrigan. Among his…

Patty Loveless and Jim Lauderdale and Friends at New York’s Allen Room

The New York Times reviews Patty Loveless’ performance at the Allen Room, where she appeared as part of Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series. Among her older songs Loveless covered cuts off “Sleepless Nights” (Saguaro Road),…