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Radney Foster: Songs, Stories & The Greatest Show On Earth

Radney Foster: Songs, Stories & The Greatest Show On Earth

Welcome to TJ Music’s first eZine. Radney Foster: Songs, Stories & The Greatest Show On Earth. TJ Editor, Courtney S. Lennon, takes you to hang out with one the greatest songwriters of their generation, listen to […]

Interview: Scott B. Bomar, co-author: “Wanda Jackson: Every Night is Saturday Night”

Interview: Scott B. Bomar, co-author: “Wanda Jackson: Every Night is Saturday Night”

Legendary rockabilly and country music pioneer Wanda Jackson released her first-ever autobiography, Every Night Is A Saturday Night: A Country Girl’s Journey To The Rock N’ Roll Hall Of Fame, co-written by Scott B. Bomar. Wanda […]

Women For Wanda: A Tribute To The Queen of Rockabilly

Women For Wanda: A Tribute To The Queen of Rockabilly

 In 1995, Pam Tillis, Wanda Jackson, Iris Dement and Rosie Flores played “Live at The Ryman,” a show that included an all female line up and band. As part of TJ’s Wanda Week, we continue the […]

Wanda Jackson: The Queen of Cool

Wanda Jackson: The Queen of Cool

By Courtney S. Lennon, Editor It is mid-September, 2017. Wanda Jackson, The First Lady of Rockabilly, is at home in Oklahoma, the place of her birth and where she has spent almost her entire life. […]

TJ Music’s Best of 2017

TJ Music’s Best of 2017

Another year of great music is in the books. TJ’s best of 2017 celebrates the work of artists we love, ranging from country legends to impressive newcomers. Thank you to all of our TJ family, who contributed […]

Chris Hillman’s Still Flying High on New Album, Bidin’ My Time

Chris Hillman’s Still Flying High on New Album, Bidin’ My Time

By Terry Roland Chris Hillman’s first solo album in a decade provides a roadmap through his 55-year career. Never one to base his work on the past, Hillman has brought to the album, continuity, with […]

TJ Spotlight: Emily Herring

TJ Spotlight: Emily Herring

By Courtney S. Lennon Houston, Texas native, Emily Herring is on a walk in San Marcos, Texas, where she currently lives. San Marcos, is about 30 miles southwest of Austin, where Herring has established herself […]

Radney Foster: The Storyteller of Del Rio

Radney Foster: The Storyteller of Del Rio

By Courtney S. Lennon Radney Foster is at home in Nashville, Tenn., where he has lived for over 30 years. The Del Rio, Texas native, is in the middle of fixing supper, on a short […]

[Song Premier] Emily Herring “Last Of The Houston Honky Tonk Heroes”

[Song Premier] Emily Herring “Last Of The Houston Honky Tonk Heroes”

Photo: Gina Binkley Song Premier: Emily Herring, “Last Of The Houston Honky Tonk Heroes” A native of Huston, Texas, singer-songwriter Emily Herring’s upcoming release, Gliding (Eight 30 Records), is a welcome shot of purist country. A […]

Don Williams: An Appreciation

Don Williams: An Appreciation

By Terry Roland Thank God for singers of songs. In past music eras, they were the stars. Frank Sinatra and Elvis are two iconic examples of singers who most songwriters would give up their first-born […]

TJ’s 2017 AmericanaFEST Highlights

TJ’s 2017 AmericanaFEST Highlights

Thousands of artists, fans, and industry professionals flocked to Nashville for The 8th annual AmericanaFEST, put on by the Americana Music Association. AmericanaFEST featured over 230 live performances at almost 40 of Nashville’s most prominent venues […]

Rodney Crowell: Close Ties & Last Goodbyes

Rodney Crowell: Close Ties & Last Goodbyes

By Courtney S. Lennon, Editor Rodney Crowell is at home in Franklin, Tenn., about 30 miles south of Nashville. The East Houston native, speaks with a polite southern drawl, sounding like a Texas gentleman. At […]