Monday, October 3 2011
The latest release from the estate of Hank Williams offers old amateur recordings and a nostalgic foray into radio entertainment circa 1949, but the music itself can't top his back catalogue.
Thursday, August 25 2011
More blues, ballads and favorites from an American favorite.
Sunday, November 7 2010
Could the Secret Sisters be the saviors of country music?
Sunday, February 1 2009
Hank Williams' recordings for WSM's Mother's Best Flour radio show challenge the modern listener's idea that country music reserves Jesus for Sunday morning.
Wednesday, January 21 2009
Wednesday, December 31 2008
Wednesday, December 17 2008
The year's best country music may be topped by archival releases from deceased artists, but the living managed to offer a strong alternative to the Nashvegas machine.
Thursday, December 11 2008
A legend's output is doubled with stellar results.
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Poverty, crime, disenfranchisement, sinning, saving, and no-account women: Stereotypical subjects of the average country song, or the average hip-hop song?
Wednesday, July 9 2008
A personal history and a love letter, urging us to embrace country music as American music.