Archive for Category: "Johnny Cash"
American songs to celebrate Independence Day “The Fightin’ Side of Me by Merle Haggard “If you don’t love it leave it.” “The Ballad of Ira Hayes” by Townes Van Zandt Roses on the 4th of July by Nanci Griffith Steve Earle “Revolution Starts Now” American troubadour Steve Earle sings about [...]
Merle Haggard: Working In Tennessee (Vanguard) by Courtney Sudbrink, Editor If there was a Country Mount Rushmore, Merle Haggard would be front and center. A man Johnny Cash called an “American icon,”the Hag’s two-stepped it up and gone back to the basics with his latest release, Working In Tennessee (Vanguard). The Texas swingin’ title track [...]
Tired of standing in line outside of LA clubs? Ever wish you could get down to Guy Clark, Waylon Jennings and Billy Joe Shaver? With Get Country, Get Down, Turnstyled, Junkpiled brings you a playlist that is sure to help you get your Country Groove on. Get Country, Get Down 1. Ramblin Man [...]
Johnny, Waylon, Kris and Willie fall victim to 80s production. Country super-group The Highwaymen with their video, Highwayman. What’s cooler than seeing these country gods as Woody Allen, Oedipus Wrecks style floating heads in the sky? Not much. And at the song’s end, the floating heads form into the Mount Rushmore of Country. The [...]
Here’s two of my favorite Dylan videos. Tangled Up in Blue from Renaldo and Clara (Rolling Thunder Revue) One Too Many Mornings with Johnny Cash.
Well, the Rapture didn’t happen yesterday, but that don’t mean the Lord ain’t comin back one day. So, if you can’t make it to Church on Sundays, come here for your Jesus fix in a section called “This Ain’t Yo Mama’s Gospel.” Johnny Cash did drugs and went to jail. Then he returned to the [...]