The Ranch Final Season Trailer: Who Gets Arrested for Murder?

Netflix is taking viewers back to The Ranch one last time. The streamer has dropped the official trailer for the 8th and final part of the series, debuting Friday, January 24. With us saying goodbye ...

Flashback: Waylon Jennings Summons Outlaw Spirit at His Final Nashville Show

Flashback: Waylon Jennings Summons Outlaw Spirit at His Final Nashville Show Throughout a series of health challenges in the last years of his life, Waylon Jennings retained the same outlaw spirit that he first brought to Nashville in the early Sixties, when RCA producer Chet ...

‘The Ranch’ Soundtrack to Feature Lukas Nelson, Shooter Jennings Duet

‘The Ranch’ Soundtrack to Feature Lukas Nelson, Shooter Jennings Duet The Ranch, the Netflix comedy about a Colorado ranching family, will get its own soundtrack of country music. The record arrives January 24th, dovetailing with the premiere of the show’s final season. ...

John Prine Sings Cowboy Jack Clement’s ‘Ballad of a Teenage Queen’ at Country Music Hall of Fame

Producer, songwriter, music publisher, filmmaker, visionary: Cowboy Jack Clement was all of these, but, perhaps first and foremost, the late Country Music Hall of Fame member was, throughout his ...

10 Best Country and Americana Songs to Hear Now: the Mavericks, Runaway June

The Mavericks’ turn in a groove-heavy version of Waylon Jennings’ “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way,” Runaway June brush off a drunk-dialing dude in “Head Over Heels,” Dylan LeBlanc channels Neil ...

How Kendell Marvel Softened His Outlaw Approach to Make a Classic Country Album

How Kendell Marvel Softened His Outlaw Approach to Make a Classic Country Album When singer-songwriter Kendell Marvel went into the studio with Dan Auerbach and David Ferguson to start recording tracks for his second album, the producers offered him a key piece of advice: sing ...

Flashback: Waylon Jennings Sings John Lennon’s ‘Norwegian Wood’

Flashback: Waylon Jennings Sings John Lennon’s ‘Norwegian Wood’ By 1966, two years after Beatlemania and the British Invasion first swept America, the musical quartet whose name was a play on Buddy Holly’s Crickets were experimenting with new sounds and ...

10 Best Country and Americana Songs of the Week: Lauren Alaina, John Calvin Abney

10 Best Country and Americana Songs of the Week: Lauren Alaina, John Calvin Abney Lauren Alaina tugs at the heartstrings, John Calvin Abney bids farewell to his father, and Jason James gets bombastic in this week’s list of must-hear country and Americana tunes. Jillian Cardarelli, ...

The Mavericks Cover Waylon, Springsteen on New Album ‘Play the Hits’

The Mavericks have never been averse to putting their own spin on another band’s song. This is a group, after all, who once recorded their own Tejano/surf-rock take on Motley Crue’s “Dr. Feelgood.” ...

The Ken Burns Effect: How ‘Country Music’ Doc Surged Sales for Country Legends

Kathy Mattea could hardly contain her amusement. The West Virginia-born country singer hasn’t had a song on the country charts in nearly 30 years, but after the airing of Ken Burns’ eight-part Country ...

Jon Pardi Summons Country’s Ghosts on Lively New Album ‘Heartache Medication’

Jon Pardi Summons Country’s Ghosts on Lively New Album ‘Heartache Medication’ “I’m a ghost on the radio,” sings Jon Pardi in “Call Me Country,” a swaying, steel-drenched track that arrives near the end of his new album Heartache Medication. Name-checking his country-music ...

Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ Has Big Impact on Amazon, iTunes Charts

Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ Has Big Impact on Amazon, iTunes Charts Ken Burns’ “Jazz” had a huge impact on jazz catalog sales — the tail of which is still being felt, 18 years later — so it’s no surprise that his “Country Music” series would instigate some kind of ...

Tanya Tucker’s Interview With Elizabeth Cook: 6 Things We Learned

Tanya Tucker’s Interview With Elizabeth Cook: 6 Things We Learned Tanya Tucker’s new album While I’m Livin’ was a triumphant return for the living country legend, whose last studio album came way back in 2003. Tucker joined fellow outlaw artist Elizabeth Cook at the ...

The Highwomen’s Debut Album: Track-by-Track Guide

The Highwomen’s Debut Album: Track-by-Track Guide When it comes to the Highwomen’s terrific self-titled debut album, out this Friday, it’s tempting to try and think about the record outside of the constructs of gender. The “women in music” trope is ...

Southern-Rock Pioneers the Marshall Tucker Band Announce 2019 Fall Tour

Forty-seven years since forming in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and despite losing some of its original members, the Marshall Tucker Band remain on the road. The Southern-rock pioneers, best known for ...

Flashback: Watch Waylon Jennings Sing ‘Dreaming My Dreams With You’ on ‘Austin City Limits’

“There’s an angel missing in heaven and his name is Allen Reynolds,” Garth Brooks told author Patsi Bale Cox in 1990. In the early Nineties, Brooks, with Reynolds as his producer, was on one of the ...

The Highwomen Write Their Own History on Superb Debut Album

The Highwomen Write Their Own History on Superb Debut Album The Highwomen come steeped in history — a history they rewrite, literally and figuratively. Their name, and the title track of their terrific self-titled debut, alludes to “The Highwayman,” Jimmy ...

Donnie Fritts, Songwriter and Kris Kristofferson Sideman, Dead at 76

Alabama musician, songwriter, and actor Donnie Fritts, an architect of Southern soul music whose songs were covered by dozens of artists from Waylon Jennings to Dusty Springfield, died Tuesday night. ...

Flashback: Elvis Presley Embraces the Fade-Out, Releases ‘Suspicious Minds’

Flashback: Elvis Presley Embraces the Fade-Out, Releases ‘Suspicious Minds’ In mid-January 1969, Elvis Presley and his entourage arrived at American Sound Studios in Memphis for a scheduled 10-day recording session with studio producer Chips Moman and Presley’s longtime RCA ...

Why It Took Rodney Crowell 40 Years to Make His ‘Texas’ Album

Why It Took Rodney Crowell 40 Years to Make His ‘Texas’ Album Rodney Crowell could have spent a lifetime writing an album about Texas. In a way, he has. Though the Grammy-winning Americana storyteller left the Lone Star State for Music City in 1972, he’s ...

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