Posts Tagged ‘kris kristofferson’

Album Review: The Essential Highwaymen – (Columbia)

Album Review: The Essential Highwaymen – (Columbia)

Four Big Guns If one were to parse the entire pantheon of country music heroes for a quartet that embodies all that is great and good in country music, it would be hard to imagine a line-up more epic than Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson. It was with this notion in […]

Q&A with Emmylou Harris at All for the Hall Fundraiser, L.A.

Q&A with Emmylou Harris at All for the Hall Fundraiser, L.A.

By Jim Simpson/Jason Estopinal Emmylou. Like Elvis, Dolly, Liza and Frank, she’s attained single-name recognition. It seems as though she’s been around forever, but she arrived in Nashville in 1970, driving a beige Ford Falcon that she bought from her uncle for $400. She was waited tables at a Polynesian restaurant and then played and […]

Q&A with Taylor Swift at All for the Hall Fundraiser, L.A.

Q&A with Taylor Swift at All for the Hall Fundraiser, L.A.

By Jason Estopinal/Shannon Hutchison When one sees a fundraiser entitled “All for the Hall” held for the County Music Hall of Fame, one’s first thought may be “I think the Country Music Hall of Fame is doing okay. I mean, it’s a Hall of Fame; I don’t see the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto […]

"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with …"

"Spectacle: Elvis Costello with …"

The Sundance Channel is well into the second season of its critically acclaimed music/talk original series “Spectacle: Elvis Costello with…”. This week — Jan. 20, 10 p.m. EST — features the first of a two-part episode with guest Bruce Springsteen. In the series, executive produced by Sir Elton John, Costello interviews his musical guests and […]

Garth Brooks, Loretta Lynn, Charlie Daniels, Kris Kristofferson, Kenny Loggins, Patty Griffin, To Appear on "Legends & Lyrics" Show July 4

Garth Brooks, Loretta Lynn, Charlie Daniels, Kris Kristofferson, Kenny Loggins, Patty Griffin,  To Appear on "Legends & Lyrics" Show July 4

New Weekly Series Features Performances and Interviews with Hit Songwriters, Legendary Artists An all star cast of Country superstars will be appearing on a new singer-songwriter series called “Legends & Lyrics,” airing Saturday, July 4 at 10 p.m. on local Nashville public television channel WNPT. The program, which debuted on May 9, pairs legendary songwriters […]

Larry Jon Wilson “Larry Jon Wilson” Drag City

Larry Jon Wilson “Larry Jon Wilson” Drag City

I’d never heard of Larry Jon Wilson before. I can’t comment on his four Monument releases from the second half of the 1970’s. They were a little before my time, and no one had ever pointed me in his direction. After hearing this new, self-titled release, I may have to track down those albums. Given […]