Tag Archives: Hank Williams III

Country Music Is Not Dead

If you were one of the 15.4 million viewers of last Sunday’s 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards show you might have been, like me, wondering “When’s the country going to start?” I’ve never…

Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Michael Martin Murphey To Appear at the Americana Music Association Conference

The newest additions to the Americana Music Association Conference is Texas Legend Jimmie Dale Gilmore backed by the critically acclaimed Wronglers (featuring Hardly Strictly Bluegrass benefactor Warren Hellman in banjo) and are iconic American songwriter…

New Compilation Unheard Hank Williams Songs To Be To Be Released

Rollingstione.com posts that a compilation of unheard Hank Williams songs will be released on October 4th. The songs come from a rescued from notebooks of  lyrics and song ideas  left behind in a leather briefcase by Williams after he…

News Round Up: New Guy Clark and Hank Willams III Coming Soon

On August 16thlegendary singer/songwriter Guy Clark will release Songs And Stories, a live album recorded at the Belcourt Theatre in Nashville. Clark runs through his extensive collection of classics – L.A. Freeway, The Randall Knife, The…

Americana Music and the Big Tent

This morning the Americana Music Association  shared a link to an online Spin.com (Meet the New Stars of Americana) past covering the Americana scene in Red Hook Brooklyn and touching on the Americana genre in…

No More Kings

The other day I     saw a tweet from  the American Songwriter site a story title that caught my eye, like many of the tweets from excellent @AmerSongwriter. Writer Austin L. Ray story on Robert Plant…

News Round Up: Ferlin Husky and Billy Sherrill Inducted Into the Country Music Hall of Fame

Ferlin Husky (84) and Billy Sherrill  (73) have been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. Don Williams and Jimmy Dean will be inducted in a ceremony in September. Austin’s Izzy Cox will take…

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to Release First New Album in Five Years

The legendary Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will release their first studio album in five years. The influential California country-rock  will release Speed of Life on September 22 on their own NGDB Records. SheKnows.com features an…