Willie Nelson’s Heroes Drops May 15; Reba’s GAC Concert Special Premieres Tomorrow; Bluegrass Meets Big Band
Juli Thanki | March 16th, 2012
Heroes, Willie Nelson’s first album for Legacy, will be released on May 15. Snoop Dogg, Lukas Nelson, Merle Haggard, Kris Kristofferson, Billy Joe Shaver, Jamey Johnson, and Micah Nelson all appear on the record.
This week, Amazon offered albums by Lady Antebellum and others for 25 cents. Chet Flippo talks about the ramifications in his newest Nashville Skyline column.
Reba’s concert special All the Women I Am is premiering on GAC tomorrow night.
The Eli Young Band is headed on their first overseas tour; they’ll be opening shows in Australia for Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.
Elizabeth Cook’s father, Tom, passed away yesterday. Tom was a frequent fixture at Elizabeth’s shows. Here’s a video of the two of them singing “Rest Your Weary Mind.”
Juli Thanki is the editor of Engine 145 and a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, Bluegrass Unlimited, and M Music & Musicians Magazine. In 2011 she received the International Bluegrass Music Association Print Media Person of the Year award.