| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:30 AM
By turns inquisitive, informational and indulgent, the documentary "My Father and the Man in Black" peels back the curtain on the late country music star Johnny Cash and his longtime manager Saul Holiff, a partnership that saw Cash morph from...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:42 PM
"Cowboy" Jack Clement, an influential producer, songwriter and engineer who had been revered in country music since the 1950s and was later sought out by rock acts for his creative input, has died. He was 82.
Clement died Thursday of liver cancer at his...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:53 AM
When Trent Reznor plays arena shows, he usually has a quiet spot to go hide from the crowd and rest his voice. Not so when the Nine Inch Nails founder played the Troubadour on Tuesday in celebration of his industrial rock act’s comeback album,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Country singer and songwriter Tompall Glaser, a member of country’s “outlaw” movement of the 1970s, has died after a long illness, his nephew Louis Glaser has told the Associated Press. He was 79.
An associate of Johnny Cash, Willie...
| Apr 27, 2013
Three decades ago, an east Texas singer named George Jones took on an impossibly melodramatic, shamelessly sentimental song about a man who desperately clutched at lost love until his dying breath.
His 1980 recording of "He Stopped Loving Her Today"...
| May 30, 2013
| 3:34 PM
The U.S. Postal Service’s new Forever postage stamp honoring Johnny Cash will be unveiled Wednesday at a special ceremony at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville with a gathering of country music stars, including some of the Man in Black&...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:45 AM
"Arrested Development" (Netflix, Sunday, then anytime). The 15-episode, seven-years-belated fourth season of what was formerly a Fox comedy and now belongs to the Internet is not being offered in advance for critical review, so you know as much as I do....
| May 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Jewel may have come from the Lilith Fair generation of female singers and songwriters, but her latest move pays homage to a much earlier era of guitar-playing troubadours.
The 39-year-old is taking on the role of June Carter Cash in "Ring of Fire," a...
| May 26, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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Tom Reed's for Members Only This new...
| May 5, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"There are things you can get away with in this world, and things you can't."
The voice is Matthew McConaughey's, and days after seeing him in "Mud," I can close my eyes and hear him still — a simple line echoing with the mysteries of a man caught...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 9:36 PM
To call Ruthie Foster a blues singer is to miss a big chunk of her allure as a vocal stylist, one who draws from a range of influences on her deep, soulful new album “Let It Burn.” Recording in New Orleans with Grammy-winning producer John...