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TJ Editor, Courtney Lennon’s Birthday Playlist

TJ Editor, Courtney Lennon’s Birthday Playlist

Playlist: TJ Editor Courtney Lennon’s 33 picks on her 33rd birthday. From “Sweet Revenge” to “Southern Comfort,” from Country to Soul, here’s what we’re listening to today at TJ: Tracks: 1. “Sweet Revenge” John Prine […]

Justin Townes Earle, Sammy Brue Live at the El Rey

Justin Townes Earle, Sammy Brue Live at the El Rey

New West Records Troubadours Justin Townes Earle and Sammy Brue Live at the El Rey, Los Angeles 6/3/17 By Chris Isom, Contributing Writer Photos: Adrienne Cohen-Isom Sammy Brue Fusing indie-folk and country sensibilities with tender melodies […]

Justin Townes Earle Kids In The Street

Justin Townes Earle Kids In The Street

By Brian Rock It only takes about two seconds into Justin Townes Earle’s new release Kids In The Street to realize that he’s beginning a new chapter in his storied career. Gone are the introspective, […]

Songs about Revolution and America

Songs about Revolution and America

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 […]

A list of songs to sulk to

A list of songs to sulk to

What better way to start a weekend in Los Angeles than with a list of Country songs about heartache and disappointment…. 1. “Cold, Cold Heart” by Hank Williams Sr. Here, Williams tells the story of […]

Carmageddon Playlist

Carmageddon Playlist

If you live in LA, the closing of the 405 is being talked about like the apocalypse. So here’s some songs to listen to whilst hiding in your house this weekend. Carmageddon Songs… Guy Clark […]

AMA Album of the year nominee – Justin Townes Earle “Harlem River Blues”

AMA Album of the year nominee – Justin Townes Earle “Harlem River Blues”

Justin Townes Earle Harlem River Blues (Bloodshot) A few months back I saw Justin Townes Earle perform at the Autry museum in Los Angeles and it was by far the best show I’ve seen this […]

Ten artists to see this summer (wherever you may be)

Ten artists to see this summer (wherever you may be)

1. Guy Clark I’ve been hearing rumors that Guy Clark isn’t in the best of health. True or not, he will be appearing in the Texas area, Louisiana, Montana and all the way up north […]

Ryan Bingham and the Dead Horses: Junky Star

Ryan Bingham and the Dead Horses: Junky Star

With the exception of Justin Townes Earle, it’s been awhile since I’ve gotten really excited about a new artist. I’m a big fan of Texas Country , primarily Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Steve Earle, […]

Ghosts, Devils, Death: A Halloween Playlist

Ghosts, Devils, Death: A Halloween Playlist

1. Run Devil Run – Jenny Lewis & The Watson Twins 2. Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down – Willie Nelson 3. Waitin’ Round To Die – Townes Van Zandt 4. Devil Went Down To […]

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