Many stars turned out to tribute Hank, including Lyle Lovett, Rodney Crowell, Suzy Boggus, and Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie McCoy. A healthy dose of independent and up-and-coming stars also appeared.
Vincent Neil Emerson is helping to fill a very vital space and legacy in American songwriting as a native Texan stepping into the void created by the loss of legacy writers such as Guy Clark and Townes Van Zandt.
Country music has a lot of famous Hanks, but who knew that the legendary actor Tom Hanks was such a fan of them? Hanks may be his last name not first, but Tom’s appreciation for country music apparently runs deep.
For 22 years now, the Americana community has been rising up to attempt to highlight the music and artists that are often overlooked or put out to pasture by the country music industry in Nashville.
Brian Setzer’s new album ‘The Devil Always Collects’ will make you want to paint flames down the side of the family cruiser and start rolling a pack of cigs in the arm of your plain white T.
For decades, if you wanted to not only bring skill, but class and prestige to your recording project, you wanted Dave Roe involved if at all possible. News came down on Saturday, September 16th that Dave Roe has passed away.
100 years ago today, September 17th, 1923, Hank Williams was born to humble means in the small rural community of Mount Olive, Alabama. Montgomery, Alabama is where Hank Williams began his career in earnest.
Margo Cilker sings country music like others breathe. Her songs are always taking you somewhere, with the rich language evoking the places, landscapes, and characters in your mind in stark relief.