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Kristofferson, Haggard, Underwood Named for ACM Honors
Kris Kristofferson is one of four songwriters receiving the Poet's Award, Merle Haggard is the recipient of the Crystal Milestone Award and Carrie Underwood has been named the winner of the Gene Weed Special Achievement Award, recognizing her superior success in country music.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Albany Times Union
Troupe captures Cash's
Everything that's right about Adirondack Theatre Festival's terrific production of "Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash" is present in the opening suite of songs in the second act.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Phoenix New Times
You remember that infamous clip of Joaquin Phoenix on Letterman? The one where he announced to the world he was retiring from acting to pursue a career as a rap artist? Well, thank Baby... It's not just physical resemblances that bind and reveal family ties.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Flashback: Kenny Rogers Takes 'Ruby' to First Farm Aid
In July 1985, while on stage in Philadelphia for Live Aid, the massive global benefit concert for famine relief in Ethiopia, Bob Dylan remarked that family farmers in the U.S. could use some help too.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Cape Cod Times
At the movies: Woods Hole Film Festival
With more than 30 feature films and 70 shorts, the Woods Hole Film Festival has a variety of options to offer film lovers.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Randy Travis still recovering from stroke but releasing new album
The music world was shocked to hear that country legend Randy Travis was rushed to the hospital because of a heart issue.
Meyer, Gatlin to perform at Living Word Drama
New this season is the Jerusalem Experience. Families can participate in several multi-sensory projects, including carpentry, costume making, games and food of the time period, animals, Shofar lessons and more from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 9. The Living Word plans to expand and add to each year.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Gregg Allman and Sturgill Simpson Fuse Country and Soul at Annenberg Center: Concert Review
Newcomer Sturgill Simpson steals the show from Gregg Allman on a set of flinty, beautifully crafted songs performed with grit and skill.
Review: The Jayhawks at the SummerTyne Americana Festival
Making an all too rare appearance on these shores, Minneapolis alternative country rockers The Jayhawks were back for a short tour which landed at the Sage as part of the annual three-day SummerTyne Americana Festival which has previously featured a diverse range of artists from Seasick Steve and Kris Kristofferson to one of the final ever shows by ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Movies This Week: July 18-24, 2014
Over the next week, your only real duty as a film lover is to see Richard Linklater's Boyhood .
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Flashback: Kris Kristofferson's Awkward CMA Win
By 1969, Kris Kristofferson had been a Rhodes Scholar, a captain in the Army and a janitor at Nashville's Columbia Records studio.
Cash LP reinterpreted by Emmylou, Kristofferson
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian , Look Again to the Wind: Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited is released on August 19. 1964 saw the release of Bitter Tears, a concept album that aimed to reveal the problems besetting the lives of Native Americans.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Johnny Cash's 'Bitter Tears' Fall Again
In 1964, Johnny Cash released Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian, a concept album that served to draw attention to the plight of Native Americans.
The Cardboard Connection
2001 Topps Planet of the Apes Trading Cards
Okay, let's forget for a second that Tim Burton and Marky Mark don't go well with talking apes.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Creative Loafing Tampa
'Drunk History' to feature American music stories on July 15
YouTube series-turned-Comedy Central show Drunk History is lending its sloppy hand to the telling of notable stories in American music history this upcoming Tuesday, July 15 at 10 p.m., according to a press release.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Camden Chronicle Independent
With a little help from his friends
Some people go to a concert wanting to see the lead act and wanting to hear from the lead act only.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Kris Kristofferson Meets Johnny Cash on 'Drunk History'
Kris Kristofferson was a struggling songwriter and part-time janitor when he first met Johnny Cash at a Nashville recording studio.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Music stars 'Look Again' at Johnny Cash's 'Bitter Tears'
Marking the 50th anniversary of Johnny Cash's 'Bitter Tears', Sony Music Masterworks is releasing 'Look Again to the Wind: Johnny Cash's Bitter Tears Revisited' on Aug. 19 with remakes of the eight originals.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Songwriter Spotlight: Rivers Rutherford
" On the gates of Graceland, there's Elvis playing guitar. We'd drive past it every day, and I said, 'Daddy, I want one of those,'" the decorated songwriter remembers.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Miley Cyrus, Life Coach: Lessons From the Bangerz Tour Special
Miley Cyrus is mostly known as the tongue-wagging pop provocateur and former Hannah Montana child star who can't be tamed , but as she showed Sunday night during her Bangerz Tour NBC television special, she could probably have a second career as a life coach should she ever want to.