Robert Gordon Announces New Record; Willie Sings About Greenhouse Gases; Joe Purdy Releases Eagle Rock Fire

Juli Thanki | May 22nd, 2014

  • The title track to Lee Ann Womack’s forthcoming record, The Way I’m Livin’, sounds mighty fine. Our Facebook pal Sam pointed out that the song has also been recorded by Swedish country band Abalone Dots.
  • CMT Edge premiered Nikki Lane’s new video.
  • Nathan Salsburg wrote an article for the Oxford American on the drool-inducing box set Rise and Fall of Paramount Records, Volume 1 (1917-1927).
  • Jamey Johnson, Jessi Colter, Shooter Jennings, Ray Benson,and more played a benefit show/Waylon tribute concert on Tuesday. Sounds like it was a good night.
  • The 615 aimed their spotlight on up-and-coming singer-songwriter Kelsey Waldon.
  • Miranda Lambert gave People a look at her Airstream.
  • Robert Gordon will release I’m Coming Home, his first album since 2007, on June 24. Preview the record here.
  • Peter Cooper’s new column is all about harmonica whiz Charlie McCoy.
  • John & Jacob will release their self-titled debut album on August 12. This summer, they’ll head out on tour with Kacey Musgraves.
  • Public radio show The New Jazz Archive took a look at “those rare moments when the two usually separate paths of jazz and country crossed for some of the most fascinating fusions in American music,” as music historian Cary Ginell discusses Western Swing, Hank Garland’s role in “jazzing up the early Nashville country scene,” and more.
  • Charter Willie Nelson’s old tour bus and arrive at concerts/festivals/weddings/funerals/royal abdications in style.
  • Download Joe Purdy’s new album, Eagle Rock Fire, on NoiseTrade.

 

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