Articles tagged country

Buddy Miller and Friends: Cayamo Sessions at Sea

Buddy Miller is a born collaborator, always managing to get brilliant performances out of the musicians he works with. This collection, which finds him dipping into the bag of country classics, is no exception.

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Jeffrey Foucault: Salt As Wolves

Jeffrey Foucault never disappoints but especially not on this recording which finds him joined by former Morphine drummer Billy Conway, who co-produces with Foucault and guitarist Bo Ramsey.

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Doc Watson: Live at the Bottom Line

There may be too many Doc Watson albums for one person to hear, but it is difficult to think of a more pleasurable musical experience. In the meantime, this concert from 2002 provides an excellent place to start.

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Lee Hazlewood: The Very Special World of / Hazlewoodism: Its Cause and Cure / Something Special

These records tell a fascinating story of a compellingly eccentric artist given the chance to shine and experiment with his craft.

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6 Jan 2016 // 10:00 AM

20 Questions: Zachary Cale

He's one of America's most accomplished singer-songwriters, after only a decade of recorded output. But success hasn't changed Cale, who still loves cowboy boots, climbing trees, and swapping song titles, Robert Pollard-style.

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Buck Owens: Buck ‘Em!: The Music of Buck Owens, 1967-1975: Volume 2

This compilation of Buck Owens's late-'60s/early-'70s output focuses on live cuts, rarities, and alternate takes.

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Alan Jackson: Genuine: The Alan Jackson Story

You probably know most of the material here, but taken all together we're reminded why Alan Jackson remains one of country music's greatest singers.

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Tom Jones: Long, Lost Suitcase

Tom Jones' latest once again finds Ethan Johns behind the boards with a new stash of standards ripe for interpretation.

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Eric Church: Mr. Missunderstood

Church's work will soon wear thin, but this album maintains the themes, styles, and strengths of Outsiders.

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Counterbalance: Johnny Cash - ‘At Folsom Prison’

This week, we're stuck in Folsom Prison, and time keeps draggin' on. Actually it went by pretty fast as we listened to the 157th most acclaimed album of all time. Do the roots of roots music start here?

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Henry Wagons - “Cold Burger Cold Fries” (video) (premiere)

The Australian singer-songwriter brings welcome dark humor to modern Americana.

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Alec Chambers - “Do You See Me” (audio) (premiere)

The young artist enlists a little Nashville help on this lavish new track.

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Chapin Sisters: Today’s Not Yesterday

Abigail and Lily refuse to shut up until all the whole world sings together in peace.

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Old Dominion: Meat and Candy

Old Dominion lives in our current social-media era while twisting country cliches just enough to make them feel fresh.

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Tamara Laurel - “Come on Come On” (video) (premiere)

The singer-songwriter shows explores an artist's musical dream on her new video.

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Dave Rawlings Machine: Nashville Obsolete

Rawlings's last album might have been fun, but now he and Gillian Welch mean business.

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Women in Country: RaeLynn + Cassadee Pope (Photos)

Pandora treated their listeners to a free show from RaeLynn, Cassadee Pope and Martina McBride during CMJ week. Next up they have Tim McGraw.

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Black Lillies: Hard to Please

When the band pulls out all the stops, there’s simply no containing the energy and enthusiasm therein.

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Turnpike Troubadours Return with Intimate New Album and Talk with PopMatters

Recorded at former chicken farm north of San Francisco, the new release from Turnpike Troubadours seems like the one that will finally solidify the group's reputation as the best of its kind. And one member says it all comes down to getting what you deserve.

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George Strait: Cold Beer Conversation

It's hard to believe that the veteran singer is still hitting the post after all these years but, really, could we expect anything less?

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Violin Virtuoso L. Subramaniam Mesmerizes in Rare New York Performance (Photos)

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"Co-presented by the World Music Institute, the 92Y hosted a rare and mesmerizing performance from India's violin virtuoso L. Subramaniam.

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