Aspiring Country Star Herbie Howell Arrives in 1969 Nashville

Aspiring singer-songwriter 26-year-old Herbie Howell drove from Georgia to Nashville to attend a country music convention and hopefully perform for the right people. He found what he was looking for. He was able to play for well-known record producer Shelby…

Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl

Inducted into more music Halls of Fame than any female recording artist to date, Loretta Lynn (b. April 14, 1932) has earned four Grammy Awards, Kennedy Center Honors and a Presidential Medal of Freedom, and sold more than 45 million…

Dwight Yoakam Talks New Record, Career and Listens to His Music in His Corvette

Cool 20-minute documentary that features interviews with Beck, members of Dwight’s band and record executives. All of them speak about how well Dwight knows music history and how he makes an amalgam of country and Rock ‘n’ Roll that is…

Cocaine & Rhinestones: Episode 1 ~ Ernest Tubb – The Texas Defense

By Tyler Mahan Coe Everyone loves Ernest Tubb. So when he straps on a gun belt one night to head across town and snuff out a character named Jim Denny, well, you might guess that ol’ Jim had it coming.…

Margo Price: Tiny Desk Concert

November 28, 2016 — When I greeted Margo Price in the NPR garage before her Tiny Desk performance, tears were streaming down her face. It was Wednesday morning, Nov. 9, the day after the 2016 election. For her — as…

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