Archive for Category: "Editorial"
By Terry Roland “The roses have faded, there’s frost at my door The birds in the morning don’t sing anymore The grass in the valley is starting to die And out in the darkness the whippoorwills cry.” – Hank Williams, from “Alone & Forsaken” The South, in the deep, lonely nights of winter can be […]
Sam Bush: The Heart of the Huck Finn Jubilee By Terry Roland Regarding New Grass and Bluegrass a story told by Sam Bush relates how bluegrass Founding Father, Bill Monroe, after hearing the tradition-bending sound being touted as progressive bluegrass, once saw young Bush coming his way. “Here comes that mother.” And so, the story […]
Kenny Rogers “The Gambler” Take a trip back to the 80′s with our Song of the Day by Kenny Rogers. This classic tune about a gambler is one of the most catchy country songs ever recorded. It makes the perfect soundtrack for playing online casino games, like the ones on partycasino.com Check out the website, […]
Los Angeles hosted the Grammy Awards last night. Between miscategorizations, Linda Chorney’s Nomination and Steve Earle’s loss, Turnstyled Junkpiled has decided to give out our own awards from The Sin City with the Los Angeles Americana Music Awards, dedicated to honoring artists from LA and beyond for their hard work in 2011. The Best Beyond […]
Tales from the Legendary Founder of The Groundling Theatre Austin’s Legends: Guy Clark Guy Clark & Stuff That Works by Gary Austin, Contributing Writer Several years back I was enjoying a Guy Clark show at Antone’s in Austin. Clark asked if there were any requests. A woman sitting near me said, “Do stuff that works.” […]
Steve Earle Kicks Folk’s Ass A 2012 Grammy Nomination Op-Ed by Courtney Sudbrink, Managing Editor If Steve Earle ain’t country, I don’t know who is. But just this week, Earle’s album, I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive, was nominated for “Best Folk Album” by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (aka […]