Tag Archives: Steve Earle

‘Fabulous Flip Sides’ of our 2015 Americana issue


In our November 2015 “Americana issue,” we featured acts including John Fogerty, Steve Earle and the Texas Tornados (with roots in Doug Sahm’s Sir Douglas Quintet). Here we continue to share some lesser known flip sides from the featured acts to discover or rediscover.

Looking back at South by Southwest 2015

From left to right: Bob Santelli, Charles Pignone, Max Weinberg and Steven Van Zandt (Photo by Chris M. Junior)

A recap of choice panels and performances — plus exclusive photos featuring members of The Zombies, Jefferson Airplane and The E Street Band, among other artists — from the annual conference/festival in Texas.

Justin Townes Earle: Born a Southern rebel

The sins of the father were visited upon Justin Townes Earle, but the son repented.

A wild, reckless youth, Earle, the offspring of notorious country-music outlaw Steve Earle, was out on the road playing guitar and keyboards in his dad’s band, and time and time again, he got himself into hot water.