Articles tagged outlaw country

Guy Clark: The Best of the Dualtone Years

Collecting Clark’s late-period songs and ending with a sprinkling of unreleased demos, this anthology is a reminder of what a singular songwriter he was.

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Gary Stewart: Gary / Cactus and a Rose

Stewart sung with the stateliness of a drunk at the bar just one shot short of getting sloppy. He can be imposing one minute and heroic the next.

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AJ Hobbs: Too Much Is Never Enough

As a backroads country outlaw and a soulful modern gentleman altogether, Hobbs makes a compelling case.

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31 Jan 2017 // 12:01 PM

Nikki Lane - “Jackpot” (Singles Going Steady)

What sets Nikki Lane apart from all the other chanteuses wandering the desert lately is how she revels in the grit.

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Sarah Shook and the Disarmers - “Keep the Home Fires Burnin’” (audio) (premiere)

North Carolina insurgent country band Sarah Shook and the Disarmers sign to Bloodshot Records and offer up new song highlighting their kinetic outlaw country.

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Waylon Jennings: The Lost Nashville Sessions

Taking the vocal tracks from recording sessions done for the U.S. military’s recruitment program in 1970, this collection then wraps them in an anachronistically glossy sheen.

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19 May 2016 // 2:30 AM

Terry Allen: Juarez

Forty-plus years later this little-known Terry Allen album deserves a larger audience, a new and much bigger set of listeners to puzzle over this eccentric classic.

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29 Mar 2016 // 9:14 AM

Shooter Jennings Born Into Country Royalty

“My generation is so tied up in television, computers and video games,” says Jennings. “When we were born, MTV was already there. It was normal.”

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Counterbalance: Johnny Cash - ‘At Folsom Prison’

This week, we're stuck in Folsom Prison, and time keeps draggin' on. Actually it went by pretty fast as we listened to the 157th most acclaimed album of all time. Do the roots of roots music start here?

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‘Outlaw’ Is an Entertaining, Authoritative Account of Nashville’s Rebel Years

Three of country music's biggest names, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson, and how they changed one of America's most conservative music scenes.

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'Steep' Loves Its Mountains

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"SSX wanted you to fight its mountains, Steep wants you to love its mountains.

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