by Bruce Sylvester Hmm. It’s been a good year for Americana and roots music. Let’s look back on some worthy discs – some by big stars, some by barely known people. (There were so many strong albums that an article …
Wanda Jackson is giving fans a chance to purchase personalized collectibles and memorabilia with pre-order of her autobiography via PledgeMusic campaign.
Director Beth Harrington’s new documentary “The Winding Stream” presents the First Family of country music, the Carter Family.
October 15 marks the 60th anniversary of Tennessee Ernie Ford’s “Sixteen Tons.” A new five-CD Ford box honors the anniversary.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame selection process continues to raise disturbing questions
By Bruce Sylvester 1956 marked turning points for young Elvis Presley. On January 10 — two days after he turned 21 — he left his Memphis home for Nashville for his initial RCA Victor recording session (Victor having purchased his …
Last weekend’s Newport Folk Festival sold out in advance for the first time in 52 years with a strong combination of old timers and younger post-punk Americana acts.
Glen Campbell, a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, also belongs in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Connie Francis was the first female superstar of Rock & Roll, but she has been ignored by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Tickets go on sale Feb. 19 for four-day festival in Tennessee