Top 5 Versions of “Man of Constant Sorrow” (1928 – Present)
We first heard George Clooney’s new song “Man of Constant Sorrow” in O Brother Where ...
Willie’s Tower of Song
Willie Nelson, 89, just released a cover of the Leonard Cohen’s classic song…
Pretty Little Goat is Singing What We’re All Thinking
With one foot in 2022 and one in 1922, North Carolina’s Pretty Little Goat…
interview by Mike Hennessey Charlie Daniels, “Preachin’, Prayin’, Singin'” – Blue Hat Records, 2008 Charlie ...
Q: You’ve come a long way from Locust Ridge, Tennessee. Can you still claim to ...
Luke Combs in a Fast Car
Y’all probably know that Luke Combs has a new album out: “Gettin’ Old.” What you might not know is that he does an awesome cover of Tracy Chapman’s 1988 hit song “Fast Car.” Check it out! You’re welcome.
John Lomax’s Historic 1934-1940 South Carolina Recordings Available Online (Free)
The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, the Association for Cultural Equity, and the Charles Joyner Institute for Gullah and African Studies at Coastal Carolina University are pleased to announce that the entirety of John A. Lomax’s historic South Carolina recordings—made between 1934 and 1940 under the aegis of the Library of Congress’ Archive […]
Dan Tyminski (Alison Krauss/Soggy Bottom Boys)
The image is forever burned into our pop-culture consciousness. George Clooney, sporting overalls and scruff, wailing “Man of Constant Sorrow” in the Coen Brothers’ twangy Odyssey O’Brother, Where Art Thou? Then, there’s the man behind that scene: bluegrass singer-songwriter Dan Tyminski, of the Dan Tyminski Band and Alison Krauss and Union Station, still one of […]
CMP Talks with Rosanne Cash about life, her legendary father and her extraordinary new album.
Rosanne Cash’s new album, The List, could be called the Dead Sea Scrolls of country music. A strange analogy, but an entirely apt one for a disc with twelve tracks by Cash from a list of 100 essential country and roots songs compiled for her by her father, the legendary Johnny Cash, when she was […]
James McMurtry Interview
“Rock & Roots or Roots & Roll, whatever you want to call it – we challenge you to find a description that fits other than good music you can count on when you thought maybe you just couldn’t count on music anymore!” That quote from Lilly Ruby, the Webmaster of www.jamesmccmurtry.com is one of the […]
Jim Avett Talks About Family, Nashville, New CD “Tribes”
When asked about his plans for Father’s Day, Jim Avett simply said, “Not a thing. There’s nothing special about Father’s Day as far as I’m concerned. I get the gift of being a daddy every day.” If you’re ever lucky enough to spend an hour talking with this man, you’ll realize that every day really […]
Tune In! Carly Pearce To Reveal ACM Radio Awards Winners On ACM Facebook Today!
Carly Pearce will reveal the ACM Radio Award winners via the Academy of Country Music Facebook, which will also be revealed on February 19th at 9:30am PT/11:30am CT/12:30pm ET at CRS (Country Music Seminar) 2020. The chart-topping singer-songwriter will also return for a second time to host the annual ACM Radio Awards Reception on Saturday, […]
New Music Friday Alert…Check Out Some Of Our Favoirte Artists’ New Music Here!
Happy Valentine’s Day country music lovers. Whether you are single or with that special someone there is one thing that is for sure today – you aren’t alone thanks to the fantastic new music your favorite artists have released. From fresh Luke Bryan to flawless Carly Pearce there is something for everyone this Valentine’s Day. […]
John Anderson’s “Tuesday I’ll Be Gone” With Blake Shelton…Listen Here!
Legendary country artist John Anderson’s new song, “Tuesday I’ll Be Gone,” with special guest Blake Shelton is out now! Of the collaboration, Anderson shares, “I’m super excited about the new song with Blake. It was a dream to record with him at Easy Eye Sound. I also can’t wait to see everyone on the upcoming ‘Friends and Heroes’ tour […]
Russell Dickerson Drops New Single: “Love You Like I Used To”
Triple Tigers’ multi-platinum entertainer, Russell Dickerson, releases his long-awaited lead track “Love You Like I Used To” off his new album due out later this year. The Nashville-based chart mainstay who has seen back-to-back arrivals with every single since his debut (“Yours,” “Blue Tacoma,” “Every Little Thing”), announced the release to his multitude of fans […]