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  • 10 cool Spotify playlists: Phish soundchecks, country duets, drinking songs

    10 cool Spotify playlists: Phish soundchecks, country duets, drinking songs
    Album of the Year Winners by thegrammys: An out-sized playlist that includes every category winner. Travel from Henry Mancini’s Music From Peter Gunn through Stevie Wonder’s silly three-album mid-’70s period to Phil Collins and George...
  • LeAnn Rimes finds love, 'Reel' and otherwise, on CMT

    Music remains her mainstay, but LeAnn Rimes says the occasional acting role is nice, too. The country singer has left the other profession largely to husband Eddie Cibrian, recently of NBC's "The Playboy Club," but she's headlining a new TV movie for...
  • Life of musical icon Willie Nelson is an incomplete portrait

    illie Nelson's first name really is Willie. Not William. Just Willie. That's about the simplest fact about this complex American musical icon, which means it's a herculean task to put the singer/songwriter into context. Noted Texas author Joe Nick Patoski...
  • The 10 Best Songs in 'Rock Band: Country Track Pack'

    The 10 Best Songs in 'Rock Band: Country Track Pack'
    Music games have the power to turn people on to new music. And what genre needs more rehabilitation than country music? More people hate on Nashville's music than live in the entire state of Tennessee. I've been playing "Rock Band: Country Track Pack"...
  • Tom Brumley dies at 73; steel guitarist for Buck Owens and Rick Nelson

    Tom Brumley, a legendary steel guitarist who contributed to the "Bakersfield sound" of Buck Owens and the Buckaroos in the 1960s before spending 10 years performing with Rick Nelson, has died. He was 73. Brumley died Tuesday at Northeast Baptist Hospital...
  • Stephen Bruton dies at 60; Texas musician played with Kris Kristofferson, T Bone Burnett

    Stephen Bruton dies at 60; Texas musician played with Kris Kristofferson, T Bone Burnett
    Stephen Bruton, a Texas musician long admired and much in demand as much for his astute guitar work as for his insights as a songwriter, died Saturday in Los Angeles of complications of cancer. He was 60. Bruton, who had played with Kris Kristofferson...
  • Grammy Museum takes a broad, hands-on approach

    Grammy Museum takes a broad, hands-on approach
  • Shooter Jennings and Stephen King team for 'Black Ribbons'

    Shooter Jennings and Stephen King team for 'Black Ribbons'
    The world that Shooter Jennings has created in his ambitious new album, "Black Ribbons," is more ominous than brave and more nerve-rackingly familiar than new in presenting a scenario of the dark days ahead for humankind in the tradition of Aldous Huxley'...
  • Michael Blakey's Beverly Hills home sale price drops to $2,995,000

    And the beat goes on for London-born Michael Blakey, who was once described by Modern Drummer Magazine as one of the world's best. Blakey, a veteran music producer, has slashed the price of his Beverly Hills home by a tidy $1.7 million -- bringing it down...
  • The flip side of Nashville

    My college-sophomore son and I make an interesting pair. He'll listen to country music all day long and is teaching himself to pluck a tune or two on the guitar; I'll tolerate the music in limited doses, but if I never heard another country song again,...
  • Hayes Carll comes in from the cold

    Hayes Carll comes in from the cold
    NASHVILLE -- Hayes Carll, 32, arranges his long limbs around a high-top table in the bar of a trendy Nashville restaurant. He's clearly out of place, but frequenting these locales comes with the new visibility he's earned as one of the most talked about...
  • Jypsi: A family band's breakthrough plans

    Jypsi: A family band's breakthrough plans
    THE STAR-MAKING machine in Nashville does a lot of things well, but nurturing musicians who work outside the box isn't one of them. In the 1950s, Buddy Holly was rebuffed when he first recorded there, and Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings spent most of...