Not as a rebuke of the work of the documentary, but as an addendum for those who watched and might want to dig deeper into the history of country through some of its more important personalities not represented well in the film, here are some of the Country Music film’s biggest oversights.
This is a way you can let Curb Records know that you want them to free Hank III. Go to their myspace site at www.myspace.com/curbrecordspr, request them as a friend, and as soon as they accept your friend request, leave a comment telling them you want to Free Hank III. Then leave another one. If […]
It looks like there’s a new Hank III tour being put together for late Spring going into Summer. I don’t have any info on when or where it will start or end, who opening acts will be, or what the Damn Band lineup will be. But here are some dates I’ve been able to run […]
Hank III recorded his last album Straight to Hell on a $400 Korg D-1600 machine so that he could be liberated from budget restraints and have more creative control. I also heard him say once in an interview that he also did this to show other bands and musicians out there that they did not […]
There’s a great new interview with Dale Watson in the Creative Loafing Charlotte, pissing and moaning about the current state of country music. To read the full article, click here. For those of you with an attention span shorter than the buzz you get off a modern day pop country hit, here’s an excerpt: “Watson […]