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Kansas City Hosts Outlaw Country Music Festival

The genre's founders grew their hair long, traded their Nudie Suits for blue jeans and leather, and begat their own counter-culture.

Gregg Allman Says Goodbye with Posthumous “My Only True Friend”

"You and I both know, the road is my only true friend."

Language of the Blues: WHOOPEE

This is the latest installment of our weekly series The Language of the Blues, in which author and rock musician Debra Devi explores the...

New SIMO Album and Video

Don't let the cover of the album fool you. Although these three guys are having fun, they are not playing around.

Yusuf/Cat Stevens Returns With ‘The Laughing Apple’

'The Laughing Apple' follows the common ‘60s template of combining newly-written songs with a number of covers.

World Premiere: Jimmy Carpenter’s “You Belong To Me”

"One of my favorite songs by one of my favorite Chicago Blues men, the great Magic Sam."

Levon Helm Memorial Planned in Marvell Arkansas

It's where Helm worked the family cotton farm, learned his love of music, and was exposed to all the musical influences of the Arkansas delta.

Mt. Zion Memorial Fund Preserves Delta Legacy One Project At a...

"In another instance, a farmer removed the headstones from a cemetery, plowed over the land and planted cotton in place of the markers..."

Sam Cooke’s Brother L.C. Cooke Dead at 84

“It’s with a sad heart that I inform you of the passing of our great friend L.C. Cooke whose talents, humanity and charm we shall all miss.”

Dan Zanes Brings Lead Belly To a New Generation

Dan Zanes and Friends' 'Lead Belly, Baby!' features Chuck D., Billy Bragg, Valerie June, and more.