Bobby Bare, ‘Farewell, Angelina’ — Exclusive Song Premiere
Legendary singer-songwriter Bobby Bare, whose best-known hits include "Detroit City" and "Marie Laveau," will release his latest album, Darker Than Light, on Nov. 13 on the Plowboy Records label. Produced by Plowboy co-founder Don Cusic and recorded at Nashville's historic RCA Studio B, the disc is Bare's first collection of all new material since 2005 and features his takes on
Miley Cyrus’ Bob Dylan Cover a Sign of Country Music to Come?
Nineteen-year-old singer/actress Miley Cyrus has been something of a lightning rod for controversy of late, with several of her more questionable moments captured on tape, from smoking cigarettes and salvia and referring to herself as a "stoner" to posing with a provocative birthday cake and cursing at a fan who wanted a photo...
Sugarland, Adele Among Artists on Bob Dylan Covers Album
Sugarland have long made a habit of including unique cover songs in their live shows. Now one of those remakes is part of an expansive four-CD set that includes a total of 80 iconic tunes written and first popularized by Bob Dylan. 'Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International,' aims to aid the global human rights organization in its fight against censorship
Willie Nelson’s ‘On the Road Again’ Receives Grammy Honor
Willie Nelson is already the proud recipient of seven Grammy awards, and now one of his songs that earned him a Grammy more than 30 years ago is being inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. The country icon's self-penned classic, 'On the Road Again,' is one of the 30 hits that will be honored early next year...
Fred Carter, Jr., Famed Musician, Dies at 76
Fred Carter, Jr., the Nashville-based musician whose distinctive guitar was heard on recordings by several of the most influential and popular country and pop artists of all time, died Saturday, July 17. He was 76 years old. The father of country singer Deana Carter, he was also the inspiration for her 2007 album, 'The Chain,' featuring her covers of songs on which he played guitar for the origina
Loretta Lynn Saluted for 50 Fabulous Years in Music
It was 50 years ago that Loretta Lynn sang her way into America's heart with 'Honky Tonk Girl,' the first single by the soon-to-be country star. The now country music icon kicks off that 50th anniversary in a big way this weekend, when she receives a special GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award in an invitation-only ceremony in Los Angeles...
Gone Country: Bob Dylan
Dylan made recording in Nashville cool when he cut 'Blonde on Blonde' there in 1966 with local musicians. He made two more country-oriented records in Music City: 'John Wesley Harding' and 'Nashville Skyline,' which featured a duet with Johnny Cash and a rising session fiddler named Charlie Daniels...