Articles tagged darius rucker

Race in America, Race in Music: Different Trains,  Same Two Tracks

It's an American pop music creation myth: that blues and folk music developed along two distinct tracks, with their own distinct traditions, divided along racial lines. The truth is, of course, far more slippery and complicated.

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CMAs and the End of Genre or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Kid Rock

This year's CMA winners point to a future where the only thing necessary to be classified as country is a desire to join in and sing.

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16 Nov 2008 // 9:00 PM

Darius Rucker: Learn to Live

With his first post-Hootie album, Darius Rucker raids the cupboard of contemporary country music... only to find paint-by-number ballads and steady-as-she-goes hillbilly rockers that fail to stamp his identity anywhere.

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13 Oct 2008 // 3:37 AM

Darius Rucker can play it down it all he wants, but his breakthrough as a country artist makes him historic. Rucker, best known as the

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3 Oct 2008 // 3:50 PM

MINNEAPOLIS—Darius Rucker, the lead singer of Hootie & the Blowfish, has gone country. Just look at them boots. Or look at Billboard’s country

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19 Sep 2008 // 7:40 AM

COLUMBIA, S.C. - He could have been the punch line, but instead he’s in on the joke. “A lot of people expected Hootie

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	Darius Rucker: Back to Then

“Dedication: to my wife and kids . . . and to Christopher Wallace (The Notorious B.I.G.) for bringing me back.”—Darius Rucker According to Darius Rucker,

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Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

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"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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