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  • Jim James of My Morning Jacket to release solo album

    Jim James of My Morning Jacket to release solo album
    Jim James has done plenty of work lately outside the confines of his Kentucky-based roots-rock band, My Morning Jacket: In 2009 he recorded and toured with Conor Oberst, M. Ward and Mike Mogis as Monsters of Folk, and earlier this year he took part in...
  • Wade Mainer dies at 104; 'grandfather of bluegrass'

    Wade Mainer dies at 104; 'grandfather of bluegrass'
    Born on a mountain farm near Weaverville, N.C., in 1907, Wade Mainer soaked up old songs ringing in the far hills and hollers. As a professional singer and banjo player, he would introduce that music to audiences throughout the nation and also pass it on...
  • Stetson Kennedy dies at 94; writer exposed the KKK

    Stetson Kennedy dies at 94; writer exposed the KKK
    Author and folklorist Stetson Kennedy, who infiltrated the Ku Klux Klan six decades ago and exposed its secrets but decades later was criticized for appearing to exaggerate his exploits, died Saturday at a medical center near St. Augustine, Fla. He was...
  • Dave Fisher dies at 69; founding member and lead singer of the 1960s folk group the Highwaymen

    Dave Fisher dies at 69; founding member and lead singer of the 1960s folk group the Highwaymen
    Dave Fisher, founding member and lead singer of the 1960s folk group the Highwaymen, whose recording of the Civil War anti-slavery song "Michael, Row the Boat Ashore" became a surprise pop hit in 1962, has died. He was 69. Fisher died Friday at his...
  • Irwin Silber dies at 84; editor of folk journal Sing Out!

    Irwin Silber, who became a key figure in the revival of folk music beginning in the 1950s as editor of the magazine Sing Out!, has died. He was 84. Silber, who was also a producer and wrote and edited several books on music and other subjects, died...
  • Woody Guthrie Square dedicated in downtown Los Angeles

     
    The corner of Fourth and Main streets has earned a place on the map as the center of the Old Bank District, and now the intersection is to be known as Woody Guthrie Square to commemorate the singer, songwriter....
  • Following Woody Guthrie's footsteps from Oklahoma to Texas to California

     
    Arlo Guthrie, on the road with the Woody Guthrie centennial celebration, talks about his family's connection to the small Texas town of Pampa....
  • Album review: Bruce Springsteen's 'Wrecking Ball'

     
    Bruce Springsteen's anthemic new album, "Wrecking Ball," is released on Tuesday. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts reviews the Boss's first studio album in three years....
  • Earl Scruggs, bluegrass legend, dies at age 88

     
    Earl Scruggs: Bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs has died at 88....
  • Pete Seeger sings 'Forever Young' for 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan's debut

     
    A new video for Pete Seeger's recording of Bob Dylan's song "Forever Young" will be released Monday, March 19 exactly on the 50th anniversary of the release of Dylan's debut album. Pete Seeger could become the oldest person, at 92, to place a new...
  • SXSW 2012: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at ACL-Live

     
    Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band offered a raucous set at South by Southwest in Austin on Wednesday night. The show featured cameos by Jimmy Cliff, Eric Burden, Joe Ely, Arcade Fire and others. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts was there....