A.P. Carter and the Beginning of Country Music Flows From ‘The Winding Stream’

By Gregory Crofton You might have heard about the beginnings of Country music and a family called the Carters. Being based in Nashville for the last 16 years, I certainly had. Took a drive to Hendersonville, about 20 minutes outside…

Diary of a Song: How Olivia Rodrigo Wrote ‘Drivers License’

In the latest Diary of a Song, the singer-songwriter and actress Olivia Rodrigo, 18, explains how she wrote her first-ever single — after a good cry, with TikTok in mind — before it took over the world. Subscribe: http://bit.ly/U8Ys7n​ More…

Sunday Profile: John Mellencamp

Jane Pauley profiles the rocker and fellow Hoosier who has just released his 23rd studio album, “Sad Clowns & Hillbillies.” John Mellencamp explains why he is driven to make music, and talks about his other passion: painting. (Source: CBS Sunday…

‘The Middle’: Watch How a Pop Hit is Made

By Joe Coscarelli from (The New York Times) Dig just past the shiny surface of today’s mainstream pop music, and you might find yourself asking questions like, “Why does it take seven people to write a song that sounds like…

Getting to Bob Dylan

Filmed in Bob Dylan’s trailer while he was working on the Hollywood movie “HEARTS OF FIRE,” in which Dylan played a retired rocker called Billy Parker. This clip is part of a BBC ‘Omnibus’ documentary called ‘Getting to Dylan’ (1987).

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