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Miranda Lambert's song selections confirm her status as modern country's best outlaw
Every one of Lambert's five records has been a No. 1 country album, and her latest, Platinum, took the top spot on the pop charts, too.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Phoenix New Times
Billy Joe Shaver, The Misunderstood Outlaw Who Shoots Bullies in the Face
Billy Joe Shaver slides out of his battered white Ford Econoline van with surprisingly agility for a man celebrating his 75th birthday tonight.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Billy Joe Shaver Remembers the King of Rock & Roll
Today marks both the 37th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley and the 75th birthday of Billy Joe Shaver.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Sturgill Simpson Plays Bare-Bones Psychedelic Country
Critics went nuts when Kentucky-based singer songwriter Sturgill Simpson released "Metamodern Sounds in Country Music," his second album, earlier this year.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Willie Nelson's daughter headlines Longmont's Festival on Main
Paula Nelson, Willie's daughter, is scheduled to headline the 2014 Festival on Main in downtown Longmont on Aug. 22. It wasn't just any household, though.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Shooter Jennings Pays Tribute to Late, Great George Jones...
Shooter Jennings' new EP "Don't Wait Up " is a very personal project for the singer.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
At 74, Outlaw Billy Joe Shaver Is Still An Outlier
In 1973, Waylon Jennings released an album called Honky Tonk Heroes that consisted almost entirely, with one exception, of songs written by Billie Joe Shaver , a then-unknown Texas songwriter.
Flashback: Waylon Jennings Duets With Big Bird
From jailbird to Big Bird? Less than a year after quitting a dangerously deep cocaine addiction - a habit that once got him arrested - country outlaw Waylon Jennings appeared in the Sesame Street musical comedy, Follow That Bird.
Hays Daily News
LaRue at Singers
The Texas Regional Radio Awards named LaRue male vocalist of the year, and he also won album of the year.
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.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Billy Joe Shaver to bring new songs but same outlaw style to Fresno show
In his 40-plus years as a musician, Shaver has been admired by peers and largely ignored by the general public.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Billy Joe Shaver to perform in Loomis
A songwriting outlaw till the end, settling down isn’t in the cards for Billy Joe Shaver, who turns 75 this year.
Willie Nelson's Plaits Up For Auction
Hair plaits that once belonged to country icon Willie Nelson are set to go under the hammer as part of a memorabilia auction in New York.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Waylon Jennings Auction Spotlights Outlaw's Famous Friends
A pair of Willie Nelson's braids will be among the more than 2,000 items going up for auction from the personal collection of late Outlaw country icon Waylon Jennings, on October 5th at the Musical Instrument Museum in Jennings' hometown of Phoenix.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
National Public Radio
Billy Joe Shaver Writes Country Songs - And Lives Them, Too
And if you don't, I'm gonna kick your ass right here in front of God and everybody."
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Country Times: Shooter Jennings applies musical independence to George Jones tribute
Shooter Jennings is quiet for a beat or two before he answers a question about fan reaction to his music.
Chattanooga's Live Music Scene - " The Communicators Go Country
You know that great feeling you get when you get into a limo with a lady you barely know and she tells you to ask the driver to put up the privacy partition? Me neither.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Keith Urban calls for preservation of Nashville's Music Row
Australian country star Keith Urban is letting his voice be heard in support of Nashville's famed Music Row, but this time he is writing and not singing.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
The Heard Citizen
Guest Presentations at Ephesus Library
On Tuesday night, August 19th, at 6:00 p.m., Ephesus Public Library will have presentations by two authors and journalists, Frye Gaillard and Rheta Grimsley Johnson.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Exclusive Song Premiere: Listen to Billy Joe Shaver's 'The Git Go'
The veteran Americana singer and songwriter and Outlaw Country icon is back on the charts thanks to Willie Nelson 's version of Shaver's "Hard to Be an Outlaw" on his new Band of Brothers album which debuted at No.