HoF to Honor Patsy Cline with Biographical Exhibit; Cowboy Jack Clement Rebuilds; Album Releases

Juli Thanki | May 8th, 2012

  • Here is the video for the Carolina Chocolate Drops’ “Country Girl.”
  • Folk-rockers Girlyman are offering a free download of their single “Empire of Our State.”
  • Via press release: Phil Vassar will perform “Don’t Miss Your Life” on Fox & Friends May 10.
  • CMT.com’s Craig Shelburne caught Eric Church’s sold-out Nashville show: The most admirable part of his show may be that he dedicated so much of his set to original material. He did sing a few lines of “A Country Boy Can Survive,” but other than that, there was no weird musical tribute to Guns N’ Roses, John Mellencamp or AC/DC, which happens more often at country shows than you might realize. If you can sell a million records, you might as well play your own songs, right?
  • Out May 29: Wade Bowen’s The Given.
  • In honor of the late Warren Hellman, the San Francisco Symphony will include a suite of banjo music in their concerts this week.
  • Foghorn Stringband is guest-blogging for Prescription Bluegrass while touring Ireland.
  • “Wanted You More” is the next Lady Antebellum single.
  • Check out a new song from Jack Ingram.
  • Album releases:

Pat Green Songs We Wish We’d Written II

Paul Thorn What the Hell is Goin’ On?

Sara Watkins Sun Midnight Sun

Jimmy Gaudreau & Moondi Klein Home from the Mills

The Wood Brothers Live Vol. 1: Sky High

Glenn Frey After Hours

Turnpike Troubadours Goodbye Normal Street

Buck Owens Coloring Book EP

Gene Vincent The Capitol Years (four-disc set)

  1. Ben Foster
    May 8, 2012 at 10:49 am

    I’ll be excited to see that new Patsy exhibit when it opens.

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