Articles written by: Courtney Sudbrink Lennon

A native of Buffalo, NY, Courtney began her writing career at the Arts Desk of The University at Buffalo Spectrum. She is the Founder and Editor of Turnstyled Junkpiled, and has contributed to NoDepression.com, Lone Star Music Magazine and Texas Music Magazine. A descendant of legendary songwriter, Stephen Foster, Courtney is a unique and strong voice in the roots community. She has written cover stories on Ryan Bingham, Guy Clark and Dom Flemons, among others.

John McEuen: The TJ Interview

John McEuen: The TJ Interview

John McEuen: The TJ Interview By, Courtney S. Lennon, Editor Marking his 70th year in life and 50 years since the inception of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John McEuen’s latest solo album, Made in […]

Van Morrison’s Keep Me Singing

Van Morrison’s Keep Me Singing

By Courtney Sudbrink Lennon, Editor At the age of 71, the recently knighted, Northern Irish soul prodigy, Van Morrison has released his 36th studio album, Keep Me Singing, a reminder that no matter the decade, […]

Lone Star Landmark Albums: The Late Great Townes Van Zandt

Lone Star Landmark Albums: The Late Great Townes Van Zandt

By Courtney Sudbrink, Editor In 1972, at just 28 years, he was already called “The Late Great Townes Van Zandt,” a premonition that “The Electric Cowboy” would live fast and die young, but remain forever […]

Remembering Gary Austin

Remembering Gary Austin

Remembering Gary Austin October 18, 1941 – April 1, 2017 By Courtney Sudbrink, Editor Photos, Nelson Blanton Gary Austin was the Founder of The Groundling Theatre in Los Angeles. He was instrumental in the development of […]

Guy Clark & His Craft: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview

Guy Clark & His Craft: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview

Guy Clark – “Sis Draper” (Sugar Hill Records) Guy Clark and His Craft: The TJ Interview By Courtney Sudbrink, Editor   Guy Clark is a writer’s writer. He puts the work in. But somehow it […]