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firstname.lastname@example.orgCountry music legend Charley Pride never intended on breaking color barriers when it came to country music. He wanted to a break a different kind of record. One of 11 children who was born to sharecroppers in Sledge, Miss., Pride had dreams of being...
The archetype that governs the life stories of successful musicians, country and bluegrass legends in particular, involves one or more of the following elements: violent father; music career to escape a life picking cotton or mining coal; early mentor/...
In 1962, Doc Watson and some of his musician neighbors set out from their home in the Blue Ridge Mountains on the journey of a lifetime, to perform at the Ash Grove folk club in Los Angeles. "I remember the first trip we did," Watson said in a 2008...
Pop & HissDoc Watson, whose guitar style was an influence on generations of folk players, died on Tuesday near his North Carolina home. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts offers an appreciation....
Pop & HissOn a night in which the moon was 14% bigger than usual, in a room the size of a church basement at McCabe's guitar shop in Santa Monica, Kurt Wagner, singer, songwriter, guitarist, visual artist and longtime leader of Nashville......
"I’m coming down off the cloud. It'll take me a few days, but I expect I’ll get there," said 71-year-old drummer Dickie Harrell, who, as part of Gene Vincent's original band, was inducted into the Rock Hall of Fame on Saturday. A number of...
Lehigh Valley MusicThe songs The Ventures played at their show Friday at Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest in Bethlehem, in and of themselves, weren’t anything spectacular. Precision guitar notes, well-drummed backbeat, catchy melodies. The Ventures at Musikfest Cafe,...
The Aberdeen Community Concert Association begins its 73rd season Saturday with a 7:30 p.m. performance by the American Tenors at the Johnson Fine Arts Center. The show is the first of four concerts in the 2011-12 season. Season memberships will be...
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Van Hunt, who is back with a terrific new album that he will showcase Friday at Schubas, is trying to be philosophical about one of the worst periods of his life. In 2008, the acclaimed, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter was preparing to release his...
Doyle Dykes, described by Chet Atkins as “one of the finest fingerpicking guitarists around,” will perform at 7 p.m. Monday at Engel Music, 209 S. Main St. Admission is $20. It will be the second visit to Engel Music by the guitar virtuoso, who toured...
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