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Tuesday, February 23 2010

James McMurtry: Live in Europe

James McMurtry's character-driven songs get a muscular workout on this live CD/DVD package which offers the first authorized footage of McMurtry in concert.


Wednesday, December 17 2008

The Best Americana Music of 2008

It did seem -- perhaps because of the genre's traditional real-world concerns -- like a lot of the year's best Americana releases sensed the storm clouds gathering.


Tuesday, June 17 2008

James McMurtry takes on politics on latest album


Sunday, June 8 2008

James McMurtry: Just Us Kids

There is just enough organic warmth here to make those who grimace at James McMurtry's grizzled vocals forgive him his sin of sounding like a Texas roughneck.


Monday, April 14 2008

James McMurtry: Just Us Kids

Call McMurtry’s music what you will, just don’t call it kids’ stuff.


Sunday, March 23 2008

20 Questions: James McMurtry

Smart and aware, Texas singer-songwriter James McMurtry shares some pointed observations about the world with PopMatters' 20 Questions.


Sunday, April 15 2007

Guy Clark: Americana Master Series: Best of the Sugar Hill Years

The experience of a good retrospective is like raiding an older sibling's record collection as a kid, one of the most time-honored entry points for discovering new old music.


Wednesday, September 7 2005

James McMurtry: Childish Things

The Texas troubadour adds a bit of panache and grace to the stories of the working class poor. America: the land of the free, where even working two jobs means one can only afford to sleep in the car.


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