New Bluegrass: Larry Stephenson Band — ‘Weep Little Willow’

Larry Stephenson Band — ‘Weep Little Willow’ Label: Whysper Dream Music Larry Stephenson Band’s new album, Weep Little Willow, just about claims the high, lonesome sound of bluegrass as their own trademark. Stephenson’s clear tenor, given occasional thrust from the rest of the band’s pitch-perfect harmonies, is the epitome of traditional bluegrass at its best. The latest … Continue reading


Judy Collins’ “A Love Letter To Stephen Sondheim”

Judy Collins’ “Love Letter To Sondheim” is coming to DVD and home video on February 24th A Love Letter to Stephen Sondheim was filmed in May 2016 at The Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver, CO. Judy Collins takes the audience through Sondheim’s remarkable treasure-trove of music, interweaving stories of Broadway with her personal anecdotes. “I have loved the songs … Continue reading


Chase Bryant Wraps 2016 With A Hit Single & As A Guest On Brad Paisley’s Life Amplified World Tour

“Country’s coolest chameleon” (Rare Country) CHASE BRYANT wraps a personally memorable and professionally landmark year as he scores his third bonafide hit with “Room To Breathe,” ending the year inside the Top 40 (Source: Mediabase Country Airplay Chart). Adding to the excitement, it was announced today that the young guitar-slinger has been hand-selected for Brad Paisley’s LIFE AMPLIFIED WORLD TOUR in 2017. The announcement comes … Continue reading


Jackie Lee’s New Single (“Getting Over You”) Is The One Country Fans Have Been Waiting For

Jackie Lee — “Getting Over You” Labels: Broken Bow Records Writers: Jackie Lee, Paul DiGiovanni and Brent Anderson “Getting Over You” is one of the most added songs at U.S. Country radio this week. For good reason; it is also one of the most thoughtful and inwardly honest songs out there. After the death of his mother … Continue reading



Guy Clark: Best of the Dualtone Years spotlights 16 of Clark’s finest songs along with three previously unreleased tunes One of the most revered songwriters of the past 50 years, Guy Clark created an enviable catalog of songs. Country music giants from Johnny Cash to Kenny Chesney all recorded his tunes. The New York Times hailed … Continue reading


On the Smithsonian Channel tonight: Alan Lomax’s man-on-the-street interviews the day after Pearl Harbor

The phrase originally was to be “a date which will live in world history.” Not the same, is it? The original wording doesn’t quite capture the shock, anger and outrage this nation felt after Imperial Japan launched a Sunday surprise air strike against the U.S. Naval Base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, killing more than 2,400 … Continue reading