Thompson was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE), presented by Queen Elizabeth, for his “singular and substantial contribution to music.”
Rounder Records announced the re-release of “The Live Wire” – Woody Guthrie’s only known live recording – on April 19.
Loudon Wainwright III is being celebrated with an aptly named career-spanning 4-CD/1-DVD box set, “40 Odd Years,” which includes a 40-page book.
“Bob Dylan In Concert – Brandeis University 1963″ captures the young artist two weeks prior to the release of “The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan.”
On September 17, 2008, the legendary Levon Helm took his beloved Midnight Ramble on the road to one of America’s treasured venues, Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium.
Two-time Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame inductee Paul Simon and Sony Music Entertainment announce an historic licensing deal that will bring his entire catalog of recordings together under one roof for the first time since the 1970s.
The Kentucky folkster Englishman (Andrew English) has announced a winter tour to support his new eponymous album.
When asked for his 10 most essential albums, Jayhawks founder Mark Olson attempted to increase the total and include works by The Band, Nick Drake, The Clash and Joni Mitchell, among others.
Discs recorded solely to impress with sonics may be cool collectibles, but lack musical meaning. These albums are different.
John Lydon is taking PiL on the road for the first time in eighteen years. He’s an awfully intense person but he may not be the bully you think he is.