Articles tagged james mcmurtry

James McMurtry - “Forgotten Coast” (video) (premiere)

James McMurtry's new video is a perfect visual companion to a charming, laid-back song.

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Country Fried Rock: James McMurtry Interview

Some people label James McMurtry a political songwriter; in his view, he's just an observer.

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James McMurtry and His Complicated Games

Americana legend James McMurtry is fiery, opinionated, and smart as a whip. His latest (accidental) endeavor: Occupy spokesman.

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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.

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James McMurtry Live in Europe (Lightning Rod) Releasing: 13 October McMurtry’s latest is patched together from the finest, hand-picked recordings made on his very first

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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.

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17 Jun 2008 // 4:42 AM

Texas singer-songwriter James McMurtry swore he’d never pen a political tune. “I used to not like to hear other songwriters make a point politically,”

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8 Jun 2008 // 11:00 PM

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.

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14 Apr 2008 // 10:59 PM

James McMurtry: Just Us Kids

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

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20 Questions: James McMurtry

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

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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.

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	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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	James McMurtry: Live in Aught-Three

When you think of a James McMurtry character, you envision someone staring out over the plains or the water or the highway. Nevermind that the

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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