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  • Satan, Booze and Womanizing: A Memoir of the Louvin Brothers

    Satan, Booze and Womanizing: A Memoir of the Louvin Brothers
    Satan Is Real The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers By Charlie Louvin, with Benjamin Whitmer For a country duo that got its start doing ultra-pious gospel - singing about God and mother, faith, patriotism and honor -- the Louvin Brothers sure weren’...
  • Advocate Interview: guitarist John Jorgenson

    Advocate Interview: guitarist John Jorgenson
    When John Jorgenson, a laid-back, soft-spoken Californian who lives in Nashville, picks up a guitar, he can chicken pick, string together long, staccato Gypsy Jazz lines or rack up chorus after face-melting chorus of rock and blues licks like few other...
  • Invasion of the singer-songwriters! Steve Forbert and Will Kimbrough to play separate October shows

    Invasion of the singer-songwriters! Steve Forbert and Will Kimbrough to play separate October shows
    Guitar-strumming troubadours aren't rare birds. They're commonly sighted across Hampton Roads. But two of them landing in the region this month stand out from the flock. Steve Forbert, the songwriter best known for his 1980 hit "Romeo's Tune," will...
  • Album of the Day 11/08/11: Amanda Shires - Carrying Lightning

    Album of the Day 11/08/11: Amanda Shires - Carrying Lightning
    Did you ever hear an artist online and say 'yeah I like this'.  Then you see them live and they blow you away so you buy the new album, take it home and realize that it's even better than when you first heard it online?  Me too and one of those artists is...
  • Emmylou Harris, playing Newport News Sept. 20, keeps creative embers glowing after 40 years of red-hot country

    Emmylou Harris, playing Newport News Sept. 20, keeps creative embers glowing after 40 years of red-hot country
    Emmylou Harris has mastered the art of gazing in two directions at once. Like any great country singer, the 65-year-old musician and 10-time Grammy award winner looks to the past with a sense of bittersweet yearning. On "The Road," the first track of...
  • Kitty Wells, the 'undisputed queen of country music,' dies at 92

    Kitty Wells, the 'undisputed queen of country music,' dies at 92
    Kitty Wells, the long-reigning “Queen of Country Music” and the first woman to reach No. 1 on the country chart with her attitude-changing hit “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels,” died Monday at age 92 of complications...
  • Paul McCartney takes long and winding road to 'In Performance at the White House'

    "I hope the president will forgive me if I do this one," says Sir Paul McCartney as he launches into a lovely rendition of "Michelle." As McCartney croons, President Barack Obama sings quietly to his wife, first lady Michelle Obama, who is beaming at...
  • Country music singer-songwriter Vern Gosdin dies

    Country music singer-songwriter Vern Gosdin dies
    Vern Gosdin, a singer-songwriter whose "Chiseled in Stone" was named the Country Music Assn.'s song of the year in 1989, has died. He was 70. FOR THE RECORD: An obituary in Wednesday's A section said the country music singer-songwriter was 70 when he...
  • A whole lot of country at Stagecoach Festival

    INDIO — "Do you guys out here like the real, hard-core, traditional bluegrass music?" Jamie Dailey, of the fast-picking band Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, inquired Sunday afternoon at the Stagecoach Festival here. Those gathered at his feet roared...
  • At Stagecoach festival, Emmylou Harris is the first lady

    At Stagecoach festival, Emmylou Harris is the first lady
    PROMOTERS of this weekend's Stagecoach festival in Indio have cast their lasso far and wide to rope in a variety of talent to create an event showcasing the stylistic range and artistic ambition of all that can be considered country music today. From the...
  • Neil Young and Daniel Lanois click on 'Le Noise'

    Neil Young and Daniel Lanois click on 'Le Noise'
    WOODSIDE, Calif. —It's a pronounced climb up a winding road to the hilltop restaurant where Neil Young and Daniel Lanois have ensconced themselves for an afternoon to talk about their singular new collaboration, "Le Noise." Sitting on an enclosed...
  • A son spins a song of reunion

    A son spins a song of reunion
    The raffle was over, the drinks were flowing and the gray-haired crowd at VFW Post 9399 was in a mood to party when David Serby approached the stage. A lanky South Pasadena singer-songwriter, Serby had been asked to sit in with the aging house band and...