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Sep
23

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At Farm Aid, The Seeds of Revolution

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Let it be said here that this was the day when we may look back on when the revolution was declared. Or as Neil Young said on the morning of Saturday, September 17, “The Better Food Revolution.”

Young appeared at his 31st Farm Aid like he was Mayor of the Earth, the planet’s five letters all in uppercase emblazoned EARTH on his black t-shirt. Young was decrying big agriculture for selling food that’s been degraded, taking a shot at Barack Obama. “Even your president supports it.”

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Mar
30

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What Would Mamma Coal Do? Carra Stasney Updates ‘Red Headed Stranger’ – Interview

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During SXSW, as Willie Nelson performed at the Luck Family Reunion on the property he built for the filming of Red Headed Stranger, a schoolteacher in Portland, Oregon set up shop in a recording studio to record her own concept album of songs inspired by the landmark album. It’s called Raven Haired Vixen.

More than forty years ago, Willie Nelson conceptualized a whole album inspired by a song he once played as a disc jockey called “Tale of The Red Headed Stranger.” The record traced the life and crimes of a fugitive who kills his wife and her lover but lives into old age to find redemption.

While she spent days and nights rocking her infant son, Carra Stassney thought a lot about Red Headed Stranger. The idea of re-imagining the album with a female character took shape. Stassney asked herself a question: What would make a female character act with such impulsiveness and violence? Then a vision came of a mother standing over her baby’s empty crib waking up in shock and anger that her child had been stolen in the night.

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Mar
23

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Loretta Lynn Releases ‘Lay Me Down’ Music Video With Willie Nelson

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The new music video for “Lay Me Down”—a duet from Loretta Lynn’s new album, FULL CIRCLE, sung with Willie Nelson—reunites two of music’s greatest living legends on stage for the first time in more than 30 years. The video was released today and is available below.

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Jan
29

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VIDEO: Willie Nelson Talks Making New Album ‘Summertime’

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Jan
12

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Willie Nelson Prepares New Album ‘Summertime’

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Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the forthcoming release of Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin on Friday, 26th February, 2016. 

Willie Nelson’s new album of pop standards, penned by America’s legendary songwriting duo George and Ira Gershwin, follows the selection of Willie as the 2015 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The first country artist ever to receive the distinguished Gershwin Prize, Willie Nelson was honored in November 2015 with a two-day celebration in Washington, DC, culminating in a star-studded tribute concert (scheduled for US broadcast on PBS on 15th January, 2016).
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Jun
11

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Billboard Chart Roundup – Week of June 20th, 2015

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So much for support for Tomatoes. This week and last week have seen very little change when it comes to women’s placement on the charts, and now that the controversy has died down, I can’t see much changing next week either. Still, we do at least have Little Big Town’s ‘Girl Crush’ holding #1 on Hot Country Songs and Country Digital Songs, while Sam Hunt’s ‘Take Your Time’ just beats them out to the top spot on Country Streaming Songs for another week. ‘Take Your Time’ also remains at #2 on Hot Country Songs while ‘House Party’ continues to rise, indicating that we’re going to see a lot more dominance from Sam Hunt in the foreseeable future. Florida Georgia Line are this week’s Country Airplay #1 with ‘Sippin’ On Fire’, adding to the bro power, but luckily Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard’s duets album ‘Django & Jimmie’ has debuted at #1 on Top Country Albums. Other new album releases include Billy Currington’s ‘Summer Forever’ (#3), Gloriana’s ‘Three’ (#13), Kane’s ‘Closer EP’ (#22), Logan Brill’s ‘Shuteye’ (#37), and finally Loretta Lynn’s ‘Hymns & Gospel Favorites’ (#49). Read on for the full charts!

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Jun
2

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iTunes UK Country Chart Roundup – Week of 2nd June, 2015

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I wonder, will someone else ever take #1 on Country Albums? The Shires seem to have it down, with ‘Brave (Deluxe)’ holding onto it for weeks and the standard edition bringing up the rear at #6. Will Taylor Swift ever not dominate the top 25? She continues she sell bucket loads of back catalogue, this week with ‘Red’ at #2, ‘Taylor Swift’ at #4, ‘Speak Now (Bonus Track Version)’ at #8, ‘Fearless (Platinum Edition)’ at #10, ‘Fearless’ at #11 and finally ‘Red (Deluxe Version)’ at #16. Johnny Cash, too, retains his reputation of chart mainstay, as ‘The Man Comes Around’ charts at #3, ‘The Essential Johnny Cash’ is at #13, and ‘The Legend of Johnny Cash’ is at #14. And naturally, Lady Antebellum’s ‘Need You Now’ is at #9.

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Jun
2

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Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard ‘Django & Jimmie’ – Album Review

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First off, I’d just like to say: THANK GOD FOR WILLIE NELSON and MERLE HAGGARD! There, now that we have that out of the way, let’s continue. It was announced earlier this year that Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard were teaming up for another collaborative album, and the cheers were deafening. When you see Willie Nelson or Merle Haggard on a project, it’s guaranteed to be great, but when you see that they’re teaming up together for a project, you know it’s going to be legendary. Two of the founding fathers of Outlaw Country Music, Haggard and Nelson, cumulatively, have more than a century’s worth of musical experience. Django and Jimmie is the 6th collaboration for Willie and Merle, and comes 32 years after their critically acclaimed record, Pancho and Lefty. It reignites the musical chemistry the two legends share.
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