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TJ Profiles: Sam Outlaw

TJ Profiles: Sam Outlaw

TJ PROFILES: SAM OUTLAW HOME: Los Angeles, CA PROFESSION: Country Singer/Songwriter HOBBIES: Wrangler Jeans model LAST ALBUM PURCHASED: Sturgill Simpson – Metamodern Sounds in Country Music LAST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Played ‘Stagecoach Festival’ in Los Angeles and ‘Music City Roots’ in Nashville QUOTE: “Breakfast is the most important whiskey of the day.” – Sam Outlaw CRAZIEST ROAD […]

Willie Nile’s American Ride: The TJ Interview

Willie Nile’s American Ride: The TJ Interview

Willie Nile’s American Ride By Courtney Sudbrink, Editor www.willienile.com It was once a place where writers such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Mark Twain spent time honing their craft, but these days, Buffalo, NY is a city best known for blizzards, the invention of chicken wings and a football team that lost four consecutive Super […]

Interview – Jim Lauderdale: Americana’s Country Journeyman Returns to L.A.

Interview – Jim Lauderdale: Americana’s Country Journeyman Returns to L.A.

Jim Lauderdale: Americana’s Country Journeyman Returns to L.A. By Terry Paul Roland With a career as diverse as the emerging genre we call ‘Americana,’ Jim Lauderdale continues on the same track toward collaboration, generosity and an imagination fused with the influence of Country and Bluegrass traditions.  His December, 2012 release with musical cohort, Buddy Miller, is a […]

Shaver and His Maker: The TJ Interview

Shaver and His Maker: The TJ Interview

Shaver and His Maker: From Hell-bound Honky Tonk Hero to Holy Roller The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview by Terry Roland, Staff Writer Sometime in 1946 when legendary singer-songwriter, Billy Joe Shaver, was a child, he crawled out of the window of his grandmother’s house and followed the railroad tracks to downtown Corsicana, Texas.  Homer & Jethro were playing […]

Melody Walker: Gold Rush Goddess

Melody Walker: Gold Rush Goddess

  Melody Walker: Gold Rush Goddess An interview by Terry Paul Roland The best popular music of the last century has come with a built-in memory of what’s come before. The most common metaphor that’s been used is roots. That is – something dug deep in the earth. While this isn’t exclusive to what’s being […]

Dom Flemons: At The Crossroads of Sound – The TJ Interview

Dom Flemons: At The Crossroads of Sound – The TJ Interview

“Trouble In Your Mind” by The Carolina Chocolate Drops Dom Flemons: At The Cross Roads of Sound The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview By Courtney Sudbrink, Editor Dom Flemons is a character. A refreshing burst of in-your-face, Old-Time tradition, his presence in today’s music is essential. Shaped by a diverse background and never-ending, intensive journey through the […]

Q&A: Mark Roberts – Writer, “Where The Great Ones Run”

Q&A: Mark Roberts – Writer, “Where The Great Ones Run”

Q&A: Mark Roberts Writer – “Where The Great Ones Run” by Courtney Sudbrink, Editor Mark Roberts is the Creator and Executive Producer of the television sitcom Mike and Molly on CBS. He worked for seven years on the top-rated CBS comedy, Two and a Half Men, rising to the level of executive producer. Other plays he […]

The Resurrection of Ray Wylie Hubbard: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview

The Resurrection of Ray Wylie Hubbard: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview

“South of the River” by Ray Wylie Hubbard The Resurrection of Ray Wylie Hubbard: The Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview By Terry Paul Roland, Staff Writer Ray Wylie Hubbard’s  new album, The Grifter’s Hymnal, is like a church service held at the funkiest roadhouse bar this side of the Mississippi. He is at once, a ragged prophet, […]

Shurman Finds Inspiration in Unusual Suspects

Shurman Finds Inspiration in Unusual Suspects

“Tomorrow is New Years Day” by Shurman   Shurman Finds Inspiration in Unusual Suspects A Turnstyled Junkpiled Interview By Gerry Gomez, Staff Writer When the Sin City’s Sweethearts of the Rodeo series used to house themselves at Molly Malone’s once a week some years back, the band Shurman used to be a regular fixture, providing […]

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 always seems effortless. And that’s what’s so great about him. With that trademark Texas twang and slow, soulful drawl, Clark’s […]