Rodney Crowell Plays Tiny Desk Concert; Lydia Loveless Covers Echo & The Bunnymen; New Album Releases

Juli Thanki | June 17th, 2014

  • Glen Campbell’s eldest daughter, Debby, wants her dad to receive at-home care instead of remaining in a facility. From a new article in Country Weekly: “I’m not saying it’s bad by any means, but I don’t think he’s getting the attention that he needs… However, Debby says her hands are tied when it comes to making those decisions, as they fall to Kim, Glen’s wife of 31 years. “I want to take on that responsibility,” states Debby. “I did send Kim an email asking her several weeks ago that I would like to take Dad home and take care of him. I haven’t had a response yet. “He wants to go home,” Debby adds. “Numerous times he has told me that.”
  • Lydia Loveless tackled Echo & The Bunnymen’s “The Killing Moon” for The A.V. Club’s Undercover video series. (warning: autoplay)
  • Ryan Adams is releasing some new music on July 1: you can preorder the Gimme Something Good 7” here. This will be the first in a series of vinyl singles released on Adams’ PAX-AM label.
  • 20-year-old Gary Hultman is now the newest member of The Boxcars.
  • Keith Urban visited a children’s hospital and did some singing.
  • Stream Jacob Thomas Jr.’s Original Sin on No Depression.
  • Willie Nelson performed the title track for Band of Brothers for AARP. Watch here.
  • Actor Rita Wilson has another record in the works; she’s testing out her new songs at places like the Bluebird.
  • This week’s album releases (if you dig the content on E145, we’d appreciate it if you’d purchase your music through our affiliate links. It helps us keep the metaphorical lights on):

Willie Nelson Band of Brothers

Kacey Jones Amen for Old Friends

NRBQ Brass Tacks

David Rosales Along the Way

Felice Brothers Favorite Waitress

Derik Hultquist Mockingbird’s Mouth

Anna Tivel Before Machines

Jacob Miller & The Bridge City Crooners A Love Like This

Tom Freund Two Moons

Balsam Range Five

Waylon Jennings Music Man (now available on mp3)

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    June 17, 2014 at 1:50 pm

    Wynonna’s next record will be “good, yet bad”.

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