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Daily Top Five: Favorite Tribute Albums

July 22, 2015 Leeann Ward 6

Some of my favorite albums are tribute albums, because I enjoy hearing artists cover or reinterpret songs that I know and love. Country music artists have participated in a wide range of tribute albums and

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For the Love of Guy Clark

May 11, 2015 Sam Gazdziak 1

A fundraising campaign to raise money for a documentary on the legendary songwriter is a smashing success. If anyone’s life is interesting enough to be turned into a full-length film, Guy Clark would be at

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Album Review: Wanda Jackson, <i>Unfinished Business</i>

November 25, 2012 Ben Foster 0

Wanda Jackson
Unfinished Business

The original rockabilly queen returns with a vengeance on her sassy, spirited new album Unfinished Business, following up last year’s solid Jack White-produced comeback set The Party Ain’t Over. This time around, Jackson swaps out White for Americana star Justin Townes Earle as producer as she takes on another set of classic cover tunes mixed with some newer material.

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Bargain Hunter: Steve Earle, &lt;em&gt;Townes&lt;/em&gt;

May 11, 2009 Guest Contributor 0

Still available on Amazon (Tuesday)! Don’t miss this opportunity to add Steve Earle’s newest album, Townes, to your collection for only $2.99!

Although Earle has covered Townes Van Zandt’s material throughout his career, this is the first time he’s put together an album entirely dedicated to Van Zandt’s songs. A master covering a master can only yield brilliant results, right? I’ll be reviewing this album later on, but check it out and let me know what you think!

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Texas Country

March 26, 2009 Guest Contributor 15

Stuck in my car stereo over the last couple of weeks has been a CD loaded with tunes from some of my favorite Texas-affiliated artists.  I’m a big fan of the singer-songwriter, old school and