You walk into the lobby of Jim Halsey’s office and he asks if you’ve ever held a Grammy Award.
“It’s heavy,” he cautioned. “You’ll need both hands.”
Hanging nearby is a decades-old jacket that once belonged to someone in Hank Thompson’s band, according to Halsey.
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By day, Kevin Martin runs on coffee and the promise of 5 p.m. But by night, it’s bright lights, shiny boots and steel guitars. Together with his friend, Brendan Malone, they makeup “The Cowpokes,” a two-step band playing 1950s country-western tunes wherever and whenever they can.
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After a delay of 13 months, during which she has been recovering from a stroke, 86-year-old music icon Loretta Lynn will release her new studio LP Wouldn’t It Be Great. A showcase of songs written or co-written by the resilient Country Music Hall of Fame legend, the album is now set for release on Friday, September 28th.
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Of his five top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, Roger Miller is certainly best remembered for his highest charting of those, the No. 4-peaking "King of the Road."
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It was supposed to be her masterpiece.
But “The Ballad of Sally Rose,” Emmylou Harris’ 1985 country concept album and her first major label release composed entirely of songs she’d written, was, as she'd later describe it, a commercial disaster.
Read More: The Tennessean > Emmylou Harris
Outlaws & Armadillos Takes a Close Look at Country’s Most Revered Decade
o understand the music belonging to the genre we now loosely call “outlaw country,” look not to tales of drugs and debauchery, nor to cadres of men with big beards, big hats and even bigger police records. Don’t even look to one album, or one particular sound. Look first to a pair of sneakers: some blue Adidas tennis shoes, only slightly yellowed in the soles and caps, that once were owned by Willie Nelson.
Read More: Nashville Scene > Outlaws & Armadillos
As a follow up to his first volume 'Strictly Elvis Vol. 1: 1973-1975, Keith Alverson releases another beautiful 400+ page coffee table photo book of Elvis In Concert.
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