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Review: Country artists rock out for Motley Crue Michael McCall, Associated Press Various Artists, "Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute To Motley Crue" Country artists have long paid tribute to rock acts compatible with country music, from the Eagles to Buddy Holly to country-loving British acts the Beatles and Rolling Stones.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014


Americana Artists Dry Johnny Cash's 'Bitter Tears': Hear Gillian Welch's Poignant Track

Fifty years ago this October, Johnny Cash released Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian , a concept album that turned its back on virtually everything else that was happening in country music - from countrypolitan arrangements to the Bakersfield sound - and blazed its own trail.


Related Topix: African-American, Country, Bluegrass, Music, Entertainment

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Nashville Scene

19 Must-See Classic Clips From The Johnny Cash Show [Golden Nuggets]

Y'all are familiar with The Johnny Cash Show , the musical variety show The Man in Black hosted on ABC, and taped at the Ryman back in the day, right? Or maybe you just haven't thought about it in a while.


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Humboldt Beacon

Review: Artists cover landmark Johnny Cash album

Throughout his career, Johnny Cash sang about the downtrodden, giving a voice to the voiceless.


Related Topix: Country

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Billy Joe Shaver shines during 75th birthday party at the Satellite

Outlaw country legend Billy Joe Shaver performs on his 75th birthday at the Satellite in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Willie Nelson, Music, Entertainment

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Lower Township Gazette

Kris Kristofferson in Cape May for son's Coast Guard graduation

Singer, actor and songwriter Kris Kristofferson hands Jesse Kristofferson, his son, a certificate during the graduation ceremony of Alpha-190 at U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, Aug. 15. Kristofferson's son was one of 78 graduates to enter the Coast Guard enlisted workforce where they will be stationed all over the country performing ... (more)


Related Topix: Country, Petaluma, CA

Thu Aug 14, 2014


Paula Nelson Band Takes the Stage at the Suncoast Showroom Tonight

The Paula Nelson Band brings soulful vocals and their signature Americana sound to the Suncoast Showroom tonight, August 15. Surrounded by music royalty at a young age, Nelson was inspired to begin a singing career by high profile artists including Leon Russell, Kris Kristofferson , Mickey Newberry, Jesse Colter, Rita Coolidge, and her talented ... (more)


Related Topix: Country, Transportation, Trucking, DICE, Boyd Bros Transportation, IP Street, Las Vegas, NV

Mon Aug 11, 2014


Kris Kristofferson: Show at Ryman to benefit CMHOF&M

Kris Kristofferson will perform a solo, acoustic show at Nashville 's Ryman Auditorium next month which will benefit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum , with the concert date set for September 13 at 8 p.m. With Kris Kristofferson being a Hall of Famer himself, this event may be considered as a means of him being able to 'give-back' to the ... (more)


Related Topix: Country, Music, Grammy Awards, Music!

The Daily Caller

Did 'Bro Country' Drive Political Diversity Out of America's Music?

A few months ago, I wrote a jeremiad against "bro country" music. But I never delved into why it seems to have conquered country radio.


Related Topix: Willie Nelson, Country, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, The Highwaymen

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Tucson musicians Sweet Ghosts materialize at Green Frog

Sweet Ghosts, an Americana and folk music band from Tucson, Ariz., led by songwriter Ryan Alfred and singer Katherine Byrnes, perform at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug 8, 2014 at Green Frog, 1015 N. State St. in Bellingham.


Related Topix: Tucson, AZ, Country

Tue Aug 05, 2014


VIDEO: Idina Menzel Talks IF/THEN, FROZEN & Being at the Top of Her Game on PBS

IF/THEN star Idina Menzel stopped by last night's 'Charlie Rose' on PBS to talk about returning to Broadway in her new musical, her hit song 'Let It Go'' from Disney's Frozen and being at the top of her game.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Rent, Musical Movies, Dance, Idina Menzel, Charlie Rose, Entertainment, Television, Country

Sun Aug 03, 2014

KUAD-FM Windsor

Jake Owen Hosting 8th Annual ACM Honors

The 8th annual ACM Honors are right around the corner, and one excited country star has been selected to host the event.


Related Topix: Carrie Underwood, Country

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WSJ Media and Advertising

Exclusive: 'Chess and Checkers' from Billy Joe Shaver's New Album

Billy Joe Shaver's new album, "Long in the Tooth" , comes out Aug. 5. Listen to an exclusive track, "Checkers and Chess," from the album below.


Related Topix: Country, Billy Joe Shaver, Willie Nelson, Advertising

Wed Jul 30, 2014


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.


Related Topix: Country, Merle Haggard, Carrie Underwood, Ronnie Milsap, Music, Entertainment

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.


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Phoenix New Times

Celebrity Theatre

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.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, Mac Dre, Rap, Country

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.


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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.


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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.


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Times Recorder

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.


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