Steve Earle Remembers Justin Townes Earle
Nov21

Steve Earle Remembers Justin Townes Earle

Steve Earle releases JT Steve Earle & The Dukes New Album “J.T” Out January 4, 2021 On the forthcoming album, J.T., Steve Earle & The Dukes pay tribute to Steve’s late son, Justin Townes Earle (J.T.), who passed away on August 20, 2020 in Nashville. The album will be released digitally on what would have been Justin’s  39th birthday, January 4,...

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They Found A Cave
Sep15

They Found A Cave

Read our review of Steve Earle at Cumberland Caves 333 feet below   …aka…there is a cavern in the town, in the town USA Music Tour 2015 Day 24 Nashville Tennessee 13 September Today would be no ordinary day.  It started out like any other.  Well-laid plans were there to be executed perfectly. We had a decision to make over breakfast.  We had one essential task to do here in Alabama, which would not take long.  We had...

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Best Townes Van Zandt Songs
Feb07

Best Townes Van Zandt Songs

Read American Songwriter’s top 20 Townes Van Zandt songs “Townes Van Zandt is the best songwriter in the whole world and I’ll stand on Bob Dylan’s coffee table in my cowboy boots and say that” – Steve Earle Townes Van Zandt (1944 – 1997) is one of the greatest American singer/songwriters, with many of his compositions now considered classics of the genre. His story is of a small and devoted fanbase...

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Best Live Shows 2014
Dec31

Best Live Shows 2014

Read our list of top twenty favourite live shows in 2014   If I thought choosing twenty album releases for the year was a challenge, reporting on the best live shows in 2014 has been extremely tough. My live music year in can be described as plentiful and remarkable.  Plentiful in the sense that I outdid past deeds in attending seven music festivals for the year which I estimate to equate to about twenty three full days of music...

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Heartworn Highways Revisited
Feb07

Heartworn Highways Revisited

Read about the film ‘Heartworn Highways and its successor Heartworn Highways was shot by James Szalapski and it portrayed some of the most important alternative country singer/songwriters of the time.  The footage of these artists (largely from Texas and Tennessee) is unique, real and breathtaking.  I have previously featured on this site one of the now most famous and moving performances in the film, from Townes Van Zandt. ...

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