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3 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Country newcomer lands duets with legends

Sarah's debut album, 'Bridges,' features duets with their original performers, including Parton and Nelson, on their well-known country songs.


Related Topix: Country, Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Ray Price, Starkville, MS

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Willie Nelson

"Well, it seems that I've been here before/ So if this means that there is more bring it on."


Related Topix: Country, Beer for My Horses, Red Headed Stranger, Music!, Western, Drama Movies, Lonestar, Music, Entertainment

New Hampshire Public Radio -

Clash In Nashville: A Property Battle On Music Row Draws A Crowd

Inside RCA Studio A, whose sale has sparked a wave of backlash from the Nashville music community, Ben Folds addresses press and supporters.


Related Topix: Country, Jazz, Tony Bennett


Country Funk II 1967-1974

Country has always drawn from African-American music, but as part two of this Southern-fried funk compilation series shows, that cross-genre impulse got wildly amplified in the Sixties and Seventies.


Related Topix: Dolly Parton, Country, Kenny Rogers, Music, Entertainment


Richard Hyatt: Krispy Kreme is more than just doughnuts

You could call it a comfort food, but when you get down to it, a Krispy Kreme doughnut is closer to an obsession or an addiction.


Related Topix: Breakfast, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Doughnuts, Country

Alabama Live

'Reg's Coffee House' playlist for July 6 show

Scott Register hosts "Reg's Coffee House" on Birmingham Mountain Radio each Sunday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Paul McDonald & Nikki Reed - Misery Ben Watt - Forget Bad Things - Vices Bon Iver - Heavenly Father Puss N Boots - Don't Know What It Means Spoon - Do You Fire Mountain - Be Your Eyes The Heavy Hearts - Georgia Grown Jeremy Fischer - I Love ... (more)


Related Topix: Georgia, Heavy, Country, Entertainment

Nashville Scene

Jamey Johnson: The Cream Interview

Only one artist has ever expressed to me his thanks for not making him hostile during an interview, and that's Jamey Johnson.


Related Topix: Jamey Johnson, Country, Bobby Bare, Bill Anderson, George Jones

Colorado Springs Independent

A Sunny Day in Glasgow, Sturgill Simpson, and Smoke Fairies

If A Sunny Day in Glasgow's Ben Daniels wasn't such a happy transcendentalist, his band might resemble the more angst-ridden Dirty Projectors.


Related Topix: Country

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Lee Ann Womack, Jerry Douglas to Host 25th Bluegrass Awards

Grammy-winning country vocalist Lee Ann Womack and Grammy-winning musician Jerry Douglas will host IBMA's 25th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, scheduled for October 2 at Raleigh, North Carolina's Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.


Related Topix: Bluegrass, Lee Ann Womack, Country, Raleigh, NC


Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson Duet With Teen Prodigy

Yesterday, Mary Sarah turned 19 years old. Today, she's releasing Bridges , a duet-filled album featuring cameos by some of the biggest living legends of country music.


Related Topix: Country, Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Ronnie Milsap, Big & Rich, Music, Entertainment

Wall Street Journal

John Hiatt: The Indefatigable Songwriter

"Sometimes love can be so wrong," John Hiatt sings in his bluesy growl during a recent set at the Iridium in New York City.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Hiatt, Country, Drugs


Ask Billboard: Ed Sheeran & Taylor Swift's Red...

March 27: Taylor Swift performs with Ed Sheeran on stage at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Country, Hot Chicks, Pop/Rock, Taylor Swift, Newark, NJ

Lansing State Journal

Willie Nelson concert in Charlotte canceled again

Country-Western great Willie Nelson has canceled his performance at the Eaton County Fairgrounds this summer, a concert that was intended to raise money to keep a local senior center afloat.


Related Topix: Country, Charlotte, MI, Eaton County, MI

Seattle Times

The amazing Mary Sarah debuts with country all-stars | New recordings

It seems almost incomprehensible that an 18-year-old singer could earn the respect of some of country music's biggest living legends, but Mary Sarah makes it seem like she's known them for years on her debut album, "Bridges."


Related Topix: Country, Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Carrie Underwood

Dallas Observer

Painter Dan Colcer On Finding a Home in the United States, a Neighborhood in Deep Ellum

The 38-year-old surrealist tattoos it like a skin artist from Elm Street Tattoo.


Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Home Gardening, Home, Country, Dallas, TX

Mon Jul 07, 2014

City Pages

Willie Nelson's biggest gambles of all-time

By Kelly Dearmore Aside from being as genius of a musician, Willie Nelson is a survivor, an activist and practical spiritual guru.


Related Topix: Country, Drugs, Recreational Vehicle, Award


Cities Are Music

Richard Florida gave the graduation speech at Rutgers' Bloustein School in May. It is worth reading, for Richard's life story-from Newark to scholarship kid at Rutgers to grad student at Columbia to underpaid assistant professor at Ohio State to rock star professor now-is inspiring, mostly because he captured success by embracing the ... (more)


Related Topix: Rutgers University, World News, Hong Kong, Country, New York


Songwriter Spotlight: Rivers Rutherford

" On the gates of Graceland, there's Elvis playing guitar. We'd drive past it every day, and I said, 'Daddy, I want one of those,'" the decorated songwriter remembers.


Related Topix: Music!, Songwriter, Drama Movies, Country, The Highwaymen, Kris Kristofferson, Music, Entertainment

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Austin American Statesman

Austin Music Source: Willie Nelson's Fourth of July Picnic: Review

"I think we're tied for the most bras tossed onstage," Dierks Bentley told the Willie Nelson Fourth of July Picnic crowd.


Related Topix: Country, Dierks Bentley, Austin, TX

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Daily Chronicle

AKST: Flags, fingers and the Fourth of July

Not making this column about Independence Day would be like writing about Seattle without mentioning coffee.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Country, Family, Parenting