ESSENTIAL AMERICANA ALBUMS: Gram Parsons – Grievous Angel (1974)
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ESSENTIAL AMERICANA ALBUMS: Gram Parsons – Grievous Angel (1974)

Gram Parsons is something of a golden inter-connector, a conduit between the worlds of country music and rock ’n’ roll. You can add folk music to the mix to, given his late teen years as a member of the Shilohs in South Carolina. Through the International Submarine Band, the Byrds and the Flying Burrito Brothers, … Continue reading

NEW MUSIC: Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell ~ You Can’t Say We Didn’t Try
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NEW MUSIC: Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell ~ You Can’t Say We Didn’t Try

Here’s the first taste of the new Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell duet album due for release via Nonesuch Records on May 12th. The Traveling Kind follows their successful 2013 LP Old Yellow Moon. ‘You Can’t Say Were Didn’t Try’ is another sweet heartstring duet from the pair. Australia Tour Dates June 21, Perth, Concert Hall … Continue reading

AUSTRALIA TOUR NEWS: Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell announce shows
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AUSTRALIA TOUR NEWS: Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell announce shows

Lennard Promotions proudly presents two of country music’s most acclaimed singer songwriters, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, live in concert. The Grammy Award –Winning duo will play multiple dates throughout Australia this June with special local guest Harmony James. PRESS RELEASE: A 13-time Grammy winner and Billboard Century Award recipient, Harris’ contribution as a singer and … Continue reading

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NEWS: Winners of the Americana Music Honors & Awards 2013

The 2013 Americana Music Honors & Awards were held last night at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium and featured performances by Milk Carton Kids, Roseanne Cash, Shovels & Rope, Old Crow Medicine Show, John Fullbright, Jim Lauderdale and house-band leader Buddy Miller, Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison and Stephen Stills, guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Buffalo Springfield’s  Richie … Continue reading

Country / Videos

WATCH: Emmylou Harris and The Hot Band (live TV special, New Zealand 1984)

The legendary Emmylou Harris brought a little bit of Nashville to Television New Zealand’s Auckland studio for her first ever TV special — recorded during a NZ tour in a deal which allowed her to own the international rights. One of country music’s great vocalists and most loved performers, Harris leads her seven piece band … Continue reading

Album Reviews / Country / Folk / Stream

ALBUM REVIEW: Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell ~ Old Yellow Moon

by Chris Familton Veritable veterans of country music, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell have been friends ever since she heard a cassette demo of his song Bluebird Wine (covered here) back in 1975. She included the song on her debut album and he joined her band so it is surprising this is their first true … Continue reading

Americana / Country / Videos

WATCH: Gram Parsons ‘Fallen Angel’ Documentary

Fallen Angel (2004) was made by director and musician Gandulf Hennig and American music journalist, musician and biographer Sid Griffin. Friends, contemporaries and devotees of Gram Parsons talk about the importance of his work and the bizarre circumstances of his early death. Rare footage of his performances shows why Gram Parsons has become a legend. Interviewees include Gram’s … Continue reading