Bonnaroo Adds Young, Lips, Emmylou

Bonnaroo Adds Young, Lips, Emmylou

The second Bonnaroo festival has signed on nearly 20 additional acts, including Neil Young & Crazy Horse, the Flaming Lips, Emmylou Harris, Alison Krauss + Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas, the Funky Meters, Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon, and Spearhead.
Phoenix, Witherspoon Set For Cash Biopic

Phoenix, Witherspoon Set For Cash Biopic

Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon are teaming up for "Walk the Line," a Johnny Cash biopic to be directed by James Mangold. Phoenix is set to star as the country music legend, while Witherspoon will portray his wife and bandmate June Carter.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2000 - Ricky Martin and Cher are named most successful international male and female artists, respectively, at the year's Echo Awards, the German equivalent of the Grammys.
Jeannie Kendall

Jeannie Kendall

Jeannie Kendall emerged as one of country music's great female stylists on a string of late-1970s hits as part of the Kendalls, a duo that paired her with her late father, Royce.
Infinito

Infinito

There's no doubt that a major factor in the decline of tropical music's popularity is a dearth of dynamic releases that appeal to the core fan base of the genre, which is more interested in swing than sappy lyrics.
Russian Songwriter—A Collection From Boris Grebenshikov

Russian Songwriter—A Collection From Boris Grebenshikov

While legendary Soviet-era rocker Boris Grebenshikov remains a vital post-perestroika singer/songwriter internationally, this survey of Russian song specifically explores his most deep-rooted Russian inspirations, both in songs by himself and by such preceding Russian singer/songwriter luminaries as Alexander Vertinsky and Bulat Okudjava.
Original Cinema

Original Cinema

Original Cinema finds veteran smooth-jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra dabbling in a confluence of genres, including funk, Latin, and soul.
Beams

Beams

The Japanese samisen is an instrument little-heard in America, but Beams, by Hiromitsu Agatsuma, may change that.
Back in Black

Back in Black

To celebrate Epic's signing of AC/DC, the label is reissuing 16 albums from the group's U.S. catalog.

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