"It's hard to believe that it's been a year," Kristofferson said recently from his home in Hawaii. "It's still painful that he's gone. I think about him a lot."
'He will never die or be forgotten - even by persons not yet born'
Reprint of tributes from last year (Dylan, Bono, Jerry Lee Lewis among others)
West Texas Musicians Shine in Lubbock Lights
Lubbock Lights, a documentary, shares the philosophies and thoughts of various West Texas musicians. Joe Ely, Terry Allen, Butch Hancock, and Tommy Hancock are just a few of the West Texas musicians highlighted in Lubbock Lights, a documentary exploring music on the South Plains.
More Lubbock-ania: the Buddy Holly Symposium.
Superstars ride to rescue of country
The incomparable Dolly Parton will release a concert disc, "Live and Well,'' and a companion DVD of the same name on Sept. 14. Bluegrass aficionados are also eagerly awaiting the our-CD collection "Can't You Hear Me Callin' -- Bluegrass: 80 Years of American Music'' (Sept. 21), Ricky Skaggs' "Brand New Strings'' (Sept. 28) and a 1963 concert set from Bill Monroe titled "Live at Mechanics Hall'' (Oct. 5).
Groove to the Gourds
Describing the Austin, Texas-based Gourds is no easy task. In short, they are a Louisiana tinged Texas rock band with a little south of the border and Appalachia thrown in for good measure. In long, they are so much more. A live Gourds show is like free beer: it gets better and better as the night goes on and, no matter how late it gets, you’re always left wanting more.
Robbie Fulks: Keeping Country Real
Earl Scruggs in concert.
What the critics are saying about Loretta Lynn and Steve Earle.