Monday, July 15 2013
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.
Sunday, February 19 2012
The ever-relevant songbook of folk's immortal influence comes to life again.
Tuesday, November 1 2011
Texans band together for the kids.
Thursday, October 6 2011
Merle Haggard's new album sounds good, but doesn't add anything to his legacy.
Thursday, September 29 2011
In mid-September each year, the Telluride Blues & Brews Festival caps off the summer season with musically varied artists and a three-hour Grand Tasting featuring over 150 beers from 50 microbreweries.
Monday, June 27 2011
The smell of chewing tobacco, and the sight of cowboy hats and cut-off jean shorts were enough to make even the most weathered cowboy say something along the lines of, “Well, my God, this is a party”.
Sunday, February 7 2010
At 77, Willie's hair is now down to his tailbone, and you can see his trademark red locks fade to gray about midway up his back -- it's like examining the rings of a tree.
Thursday, September 10 2009
Who would deny the appeal of the Willie Nelson/John Mellencamp/Bob Dylan ballpark tour, even after we agree that Mellencamp doesn't belong with such a distinguished duo?
Sunday, April 5 2009
Editing the original RCA tapes makes the songs on Naked Willie so much better that I’m remembering the reasons why I fell in love with Willie Nelson so many years ago.
Tuesday, March 31 2009
Nelson is the ideal singer for this sort of material, but a magical voice like his just doesn't belong in such mundane, stilted surroundings.