Tag Archives: Loretta-Lynn

News Round-Up: Kris Kristofferson Steps In For Loretta Lynn at Stagecoach Country Music Festival

Loretta Lynn has had to cancel several upcoming shows due to recuperation from recent knee surgery and at one canceled performance another legend is able to help out. Next weekend’s Stagecoach Country Music Festival in…

News Round Up: T Bone Burnett Discusses Crazy Heart Collaboration with Stephen Bruton

The Country Music Museum and Hall of Fame plans to update their main exhibit space to devote an area to Americana and contemporary bluegrass music. The new exhibit will feature artifacts from Alison Krauss, Jim…

New Round Up: Austin’s Rusty Wier Dies

Austin singer-songwriter Rusty Weir died October 9, after two years of struggling with cancer. Wier was considered a country legend and he was inducted into the Austin Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002. The New…

News Round Up: The Glossary is Giving Their 2007 Album, The Better Angles of Our Nature

PopMatters.com has Juli Thanki’s newest Torch & Twang post (Louisiana Woman, Texas Troubadour)  Thanki bypasses the standard view that Loretta Lynn’s best duet partner was Conway Twitty and makes her case for Ernest Tubb. Best…

Dale Watson: The Titanium Fox

See the entire Loretta Lynn – Honky Tonk Girl documentary on YouTube! Patterson Hood and the Screwtopians stopped by the Daytrotter Sessions to lay down some Southern fried goodness. The Texas Country Music Hall of…

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…

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…