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Jason Isbell Streams First Single from New Album
06May

Jason Isbell Streams First Single from New Album

Rolling Stone reports: "Jason Isbell's upcoming Something More Than Free is not, as David Letterman joked during a recent episode of The Late Show, a free release. That hasn't stopped the Americana Award winner from offering up a cost-free clip of the new record, though, more than two months ahead of its July 17th street date."

Ryan Adams Finally Covers Bryan Adams
05May

Ryan Adams Finally Covers Bryan Adams

Uncut reports: "Ryan Adams has covered Bryan Adams’ song, “Summer Of ’69”. Adams performed the song on April 28, 2015 during the first of two nights at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.  As Rolling Stone reports, Adams once had an audience member ejected from a show at the same venue for repeatedly heckling him to play the Bryan Adams’ song."  Click through for the video.

Dylan Announces UK Dates for Autumn
05May

Dylan Announces UK Dates for Autumn

Gigwise reports: "Bob Dylan has announced details of a UK tour for October 2015. Full dates and ticket details are below. The legendary troubadour and songwriter will be hitting the road this Autumnn to play three nights at London's iconic Royal Albert Hall, before two Manchester shows and ending the run with an arena gig in Cardiff."  Click through for the dates.

Watch Willie and Merle Working Together on New Track
01May

Watch Willie and Merle Working Together on New Track

Happy May Day readers, workers of the world unite!  Rolling Stone reports: "Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard have teamed up over the years, from their 1983 classic "Pancho and Lefty" to their Last of the Breed album and tour with Ray Price, but as Haggard has said, they only do it when the material is right. The duo linked, though, once they heard "Django and Jimmie," a tribute to Nelson and Haggard's respective heroes, Django Reinhardt and Jimmie Rodgers (written by Jimmy Melton and Jeff Prince). "It pulled my heard right out," says Haggard. "I thought, 'That's a pretty good song.'""

New Richard Thompson Album Out Next Month
30Apr

New Richard Thompson Album Out Next Month

The renowned guitarist and songwriter Richard Thompson will release Still, an album of new music produced by Jeff Tweedy, on June 29, 2015 via Proper Records. Still will be available in several configurations including a twelve-track CD, a twelve-track double 180-gram vinyl album and a deluxe CD package that includes a five-song EP from a previously un-released session.  

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