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  • Chris Cornell to be featured on new album of Johnny Cash poetry set to music

    Chris Cornell to be featured on new album of Johnny Cash poetry set to music

    The son of Johnny Cash is ready to introduce the world to some of his unpublished works in a unique way, and the timing of one of his “gets” is an especially poignant gift to music fans. John Carter Cash, the son of the late music legend, is behind the upcoming release, Johnny Cash Forever Words...
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    Rod Melancon mines Southern discomfort on new album

    Many of the characters depicted on Rod Melancon’s Southern Gothic are running with—or from—the devil.  Just like the rest of us. A sense of mortal urgency charges the Louisiana-born songwriter’s latest full-length (out today on Blue Elan Records) in a compelling manner only hinted at on his 201...
  • Kiefer Sutherland electrifies sold-out Nashville crowd

    Kiefer Sutherland electrifies sold-out Nashville crowd

    Americana singer and actor, Kiefer Sutherland, performed on May 19 to a sold-out crowd at Exit/In in Nashville, Tenn. and the performance was electrifying. Sutherland took to the stage with his band and the crowd loved it. Sutherland performed singles and music from his debut album, Down in a Hole...
  • Brad Paisley's Love and War

    Brad Paisley enlists Timbaland, Mick Jagger and others for new album, 'Love and War'

    Since he made his big debut in 1999, Brad Paisley has amassed millions in sales, collected dozens of hit singles and released 10 studio albums. As he readies his long-waited 11th LP--following 2014's Moonshine in the Trunk (his longest stretch between releases)--he reaches deep within country and...
  • The first Johnny Cash Heritage Festival will take place at his hometown in Arkansas

    The first Johnny Cash Heritage Festival will take place at his hometown in Arkansas

    A festival is planned to take place in Johnny Cash's boyhood hometown in Arkansas for Oct. 2017. The Johnny Cash Heritage Festival will take place in an Arkansas field where Cash previously worked as a youth picking cotton. The field is adjacent to Johnny Cash's restored boyhood home in Dyess...
  • AXS interview: Folk luminary John McCutcheon talks about new album 'Trolling for Dreams'

    AXS interview: Folk luminary John McCutcheon talks about new album 'Trolling for Dreams'

    It’s easy to romanticize the life’s work of folk singer John McCutcheon. Having just released his 38th album Trolling for Dreams, the multi-instrumentalist, and hammer dulcimer expert, was once called “the most impressive instrumentalist I’ve ever heard” by the late Johnny Cash, and the vaunted...
  • Interview: Matthew Mayfield unleashes on his new album "RECOIL"

    Interview: Matthew Mayfield unleashes on his new album "RECOIL"

    Nobody likes to have their heart broken into a million pieces, have someone you love break up with you or have your world turned upside down after a breakup. Although heartbreak has also transformed into some of the best songs ever written – just ask Adele how her career is working for her. That’s...
  • Best country artists of the 1960's

    Best country artists of the 1960's

    Country music has changed throughout the years, from the sounds of the mountains, to a flare of bluegrass, a little rock-n-roll to the addition of pop and hip-hop. In the 1960's, the times were changing as the United States was entering a war and music was changing as well. From traditional sounds...
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