Don Williams to Receive ASCAP Golden Note Award; National Museum of African American Music Planned; New Album Releases

Juli Thanki | September 13th, 2011

  • More information is emerging about Miranda Lambert’s Four the Record: it includes a duet with Blake Shelton as well as a song penned by Brandi Carlile, who also contributes background vocals.
  • Brad Paisley has been singing “Remind Me” at his live shows with a hologram Carrie Underwood.
  • New album releases:

Hank Williams The Legend Begins

Lady AntebellumOwn the Night

Kenny Vaughan V

The Gourds Old Mad Joy

Various Artists Dark River: Songs From the Civil War Era

Johnny Cash Hayride Anthology

The Dirt Daubers Wake Up, Sinners!

Lydia Loveless Indestructible Machine

Joy Kills Sorrow This Unknown Science

Bill Anderson Songwriter

Glenn Jones The Wanting

Mason Jennings Minnesota

Reckless Kelly Good Luck & True Love

Kristin Chenoweth Some Lessons Learned

Steve Holy Love Don’t Run

Trombone Shorty For True

Terri Clark Roots & Wings (physical release)

  • Check out Little Big Town’s video for “Shut Up Train”

  1. Juli Thanki
    September 13, 2011 at 11:52 am

    UPDATE: Just heard that Wade Mainer passed away. http://www.thebluegrassblog.com/wade-mainer-rip/

  2. Rick
    September 13, 2011 at 4:44 pm

    Gosh, yet another sizeable list of new albums releases I have no interest in, although I do like the name “Trombone Shorty”! (lol)

    I’ve never been a fan of Little Big Town, but my reaction to Karen Fairchild remains a solid “WOW”!

    Will Hoge made his Opry debut recently when Vince Gill invited him to come and perform one of Amy’s favorite songs. It was one of those rare “Opry Moments” to be sure.

    Mght have to check out that Randy Travis interview and performance at the Grammy Museum in downtown LA on the 21st. These events usually don’t sell many tickets but they are always fascinating. Thanks for the heads up.

    So now Elizabeth Cook has met Unknown Hinson thanks to Squidbillies! The possible types of duets they could sing together is a wonderful thing to ponder! (lol)

  3. Jeremy Dylan
    September 14, 2011 at 12:33 am

    Steve Winwood played on Baggage Claim?! Nice.

    Does this mean we can expect Clapton and Ginger Baker to show up on the album as well?

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