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Wednesday, August 21 2013

Vince Gill + Paul Franklin: Bakersfield

Vince Gill and Paul Franklin revisit the Bakersfield sound with often excellent results.


Wednesday, May 16 2012

Willie Nelson: Heroes

At 79, Willie Nelson can still sing the hell out of the right song, but the songwriter is likely to be somebody else.


Wednesday, October 12 2011

Various Artists: The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams

The only thing more exciting than the release of 12 previously unrecorded Hank Williams lyrics is the group of artists recruited to put them together.


Thursday, October 6 2011

Merle Haggard: Working in Tennessee

Merle Haggard's new album sounds good, but doesn't add anything to his legacy.


Tuesday, September 21 2010

Marty Stuart: Ghost Train: The Studio B Sessions

Marty Stuart recorded his latest album in the old RCA Studio B in Nashville where so many classic albums were recorded, including those he made with Lester Flatts’ band when Stuart was a prodigy at a mere 13 years of age.


Wednesday, September 1 2010

Marty Stuart: 30 August 2010 - New York

Though Marty Stuart is arguably a country artist’s country musician—virtuosic and omnipresent yet unknown to mainstream listeners—he still cuts a commanding figure.


Monday, May 10 2010

He Is What He Is: The Merle Haggard Interview

The legendary "poet of the common man" talks to PopMatters about the state of country music today, his friendship with Johnny Cash and why he hasn’t liked a president since Ronald Reagan.


Tuesday, April 27 2010

On the bus with Merle Haggard at Stagecoach 2010


Tuesday, September 29 2009

After fighting off lung cancer, Merle Haggard returns to the stage


Tuesday, November 18 2008

Prisoners Are the Best Audience: The Challenge of ‘At Folsom Prison’

Johnny Cash's At Folsom Prison wasn't a pivotal live album or country album or Cash album -- it was a piece of history unto itself, flaws and all.


Merle Haggard: Hag’s Christmas (Capsule Reviews) [20.Nov.07]
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