Steve Earle
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Features // 5 Articles
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 21 Articles
Blogs // 6 Articles
News // 4 Articles
Media // 5 Articles
//Features

A Look Back but a Step Forward: An Interview with Steve Earle
18 Jul 2017 // 9:00 PM

Steve Earle has blazed his own trails but now, at 62, he reflects on fallen heroes, chance encounters, and how he'll always be a political rabble-rouser.

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 80-61
6 Oct 2014 // 9:14 PM

In this next segment of PopMatters' look back on the music of the 2000s, we examine works by British electronic pioneers, Americana legends, and Armenian metal provocateurs.

//Columns

Everyone Lost: Protest Art and the Iraq War
7 Mar 2013 // 5:30 PM

While people were killing and dying, what did it matter whether there were decent songs being sung, insightful films being produced, appropriate art being inspired? When did poetry ever stop a war?

Steve Earle's 'I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive'
7 Aug 2011 // 5:00 PM

A been-there-lived-it-attitude and street-level redemption, all propelled by a songwriter's/storyteller's lyrical and narrative knack.

//Reviews

Steve Earle: So You Want to Be an Outlaw
23 Jun 2017 // 4:17 AM

Steve Earle reaffirms his country outlaw status with the appropriately titled, outlaw country primer So You Want to Be an Outlaw.

Allison Moorer: Down to Believing
19 Mar 2015 // 9:06 PM

Skip the self-help books on moving through the grieving process and get this album instead.

//Blogs

Country Fried Rock: Steve Earle Interview
17 Feb 2015 // 4:05 AM

Steve Earle's new album, Terraplane, takes this lyrical master down to his Texas blues roots.

Steve Earle and the Dukes - "You're The Best Lover That I Ever Had" (video)
22 Jan 2015 // 5:55 AM

Americana hero Steve Earle returns with Terraplane releasing via New West on 17 February.

//News

'My strength is a yarn,' says songwriter and author Steve Earle
18 May 2011 // 3:10 AM

Describing Steve Earle's I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive as a story about a skid row junkie abortionist haunted by the ghost of Hank Williams may work as a dust jacket blurb. But it doesn't begin to reveal the depth of the singer-songwriter's debut novel.

Steve Earle explores myth, reality and Hank Williams' ghost in his first novel
24 Mar 2011 // 7:34 AM

LOS ANGELES — It's tempting to read Steve Earle's first novel, "I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 256 pp., $26, forthcoming in May),

//Mixed media
//Blogs

How It Slips Away: 'The Breaking Point' Crosses Hemingway With Noir

// Short Ends and Leader

"Whether we've seen or read the story before, we ache for these sympathetic, floundering people presented to us gravely and without cynicism, even when cynical themselves.

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