Tag Archives: Willie-Nelson

News Round Up: Willie Nelson Wraps Up T-Bone Burnett Produced Album

WillieNelson.com posted that The Texas Yoda has wrapped up his newest, as-yet-untitled album,  recorded live in Nashville in four days and produced by prestigious Americana producer T-Bone Burnett. From the post “Some folks have mistakenly…

The Best of 2009

It’s been a bumper-crop year for Americana and roots music. There are many reasons for this sonic bonanza but I believe the main drive results from an aging generation used to genre defying music now…

News Round Up: George Jones Says Get Your Own Damn Genre!

Happy birthday to Willie Nelson’s longtime drummer and the “Paul” of the Willie’s song “Me and Paul,” Paul English.  Happy birthday also to legendary Texas singer/songwriter Guy Clark. The latest installment of Popmatter.com’s excellent Torch…

News Round Up: Bruce Robison Video Diary, E.C. and Orna Ball Tribute

Check out the video tour diary from Bruce Robison as he Robert Earl Keen, Todd Snider proceed up and down the East Coast and back into Texas on their Barstool Tour. Linda Lee at the…

News Round Up: Twitter Your Way to an Avett Bros. Deluxe Box Set

William Michael Smith’s latest Houston Press column Lonesome Onry and Mean finds kinship and flattering things to say about the new releases from Texas songwriting legends Guy Clark and Kris Kristofferson. Patty Loveless honors legendary…