Tag: country

Various Artists: The Ballad of JFK: A Musical History of the Kennedy Assassination (Iron Mountain Analogue Research)

This compelling twenty-track compilation features music and recordings that deal with the murder of President John F. Kennedy, which took place 53 years ago today.

Various Artists: The Ballad of JFK: A Musical History of the Kennedy Assassination (Iron Mountain Analogue Research)

This compelling twenty-track compilation features music and recordings that deal with the murder of President John F. Kennedy, which took place 53 years ago today.

George Jones: Ladies’ Choice/My Very Special Guests (Morello)

George Jones was a notoriously difficult musician, and this twofer highlights just how oddly problematic he could be.

George Jones: Ladies’ Choice/My Very Special Guests (Morello)

George Jones was a notoriously difficult musician, and this twofer highlights just how oddly problematic he could be.

The Mavericks: All Night Live, Volume 1 (Mono Mundo Recordings)

It’s a bold move to be a veteran band with a two decades-long reputation of being a helluva live band to release a live album of strictly new songs, but Raul Malo’s long-running band The Mavericks has done just that. But don’t worry, these new songs have quickly earned their place among the band’s classic material.

The Mavericks: All Night Live, Volume 1 (Mono Mundo Recordings)

It’s a bold move to be a veteran band with a two decades-long reputation of being a helluva live band to release a live album of strictly new songs, but Raul Malo’s long-running band The Mavericks has done just that. But don’t worry, these new songs have quickly earned their place among the band’s classic material.

Song Of The Day: Steve Earle, “Guitar Town”

Taken from the Universal reissue, Guitar Town (Thirtieth Anniversary Deluxe Edition).

Tammy Wynette: I Still Believe In Fairy Tales/’Til I Can Make It On My Own (Morello Records)

These two mid-1970s albums from Tammy Wynette find the First Lady of Country Music reflecting upon heartbreak and loss, both made more poignant and potent thanks to her concurrent divorce from George

Tammy Wynette: I Still Believe In Fairy Tales/’Til I Can Make It On My Own (Morello Records)

These two mid-1970s albums from Tammy Wynette find the First Lady of Country Music reflecting upon heartbreak and loss, both made more poignant and potent thanks to her concurrent divorce from George

Ryan Adams: Heartbreaker (Deluxe Edition) (Pax-Am)

In 2000, Whiskeytown frontman Ryan Adams’s creative and personal life was in turmoil. So what did he do? He wrote songs-fantastic songs-and launched his career with this superb debut album, reissued with generous helpings of Adams in his prime.