Tag Archives: Ramblin’ Jack Elliott

Record Store Day 2014 – Americana and Roots Music Picks

It’s that time again twangers. Yes, Record Store Day 2014 is upon us. The annual celebration of local record stores that leaves behind clowns and balloons and replaced them with long lines and limited edition…

Tompkins Square to Release ‘Live At Caffè Lena: Music From America’s Legendary Coffeehouse, 1967-2013’

Since 1960 the tiny performance space of  Caffè Lena, located in Saratoga Springs, New York, has played host to some of  of the most influential artists across diverse genres of music; traditional folk, blues, singer-songwriters, jazz and bluegrass.  Many…

Kris Kristofferson is Feeling Mortal in the Third Release of His Twilight Years Trilogy

Much of this post is posted verbatim  an excellent PR email I got for this anticipated album: Kris Kristofferson, legendary songwriter, singer, Country Music Hall of Fame member, actor, activist, Golden Gloves boxer, a Rhodes…

Interview: Malcolm Holcombe – Casting Out Demons

“Everybody get’s their own take on a song. They find something that they can tap their foot to or clench their fist to. Hopefully it’ll be somewhere in between.” Malcolm Holcombe Malcolm Holcombe is like…

Bob Dylan Releases Free Track from Upcoming “Beyond Here Lies Nothin”

The first track from Bob Dylan’s forthcoming release, Together Through Life, has been posted as a  free download on BobDylan.com. Seriously, you don’t have to enter an email address or anything. Titled  Beyond Here Lies…

Roy Clark, Barbara Mandrell and Charlie McCoy Headed to the Country Music Hall of Fame

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt will appear on the Late Show with David Letterman tonight (2/4.) This morning the Country Music Association announced that Roy Clark, Barbara Mandrell and Charlie McCoy will become the 105th,…