1. North Mississippi Allstars' 'Keys' Album Inspired by 'Brutal' Family Upheaval

    February 01, 2011 10:19 AM EST Luther Dickinson says the North Mississippi Allstars ' new "Keys to the Kingdom" was "in lot of ways the easiest record I've ever made," even though it was spurred by one of the worst periods of his life. Dickinson came up with most of the material for the group&…

  2. Jim Dickinson, Memphis Producer And Musician, Dies At 67

    August 17, 2009 5:26 PM EDT Jim Dickinson, a musician and producer who helped shape the Memphis sound in a career that spanned more than four decades, died Saturday (Aug. 15). He was 67. His wife, Mary Lindsay Dickinson, said he died in a Memphis, Tenn., hospital after three months of heart and intestinal bleeding…

  3. Black Crowes Double Down With 'Frost' And 'Freeze'

    June 12, 2009 8:57 AM EDT A double dose of the Black Crowes is slated for this fall, when the band returns on September 1 with "Before The Frost...". Fans who purchase the record will then be granted a unique download code, with which they can obtain a second Crowes record, "...Until The Freeze."…

  4. John Hiatt Guided By Love On 'Same Old Man'

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT John Hiatt's in love -- and he tells us all about it on his new album, "Same Old Man," which arrived May 27 on New West. And he's in love with, of all people, his wife. John Hiatt's in love -- and he tells us all about it on his new album, "Same Old Man,"…

  5. John Hiatt Is The 'Man' On New Album

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Veteran songwriter John Hiatt's newest effort, "Same Old Man," will be released May 27 via New West. Veteran songwriter John Hiatt's newest effort, "Same Old Man," will be released May 27 via New West. Coming on the heels of 2005's "Master of Disaster,…

  6. Something To Crowe About

    March 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson says the group's decision to play "Warpaint," its first album in seven years, in its entirety at upcoming shows reflects the way the band feels about it. Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson says the group's decision to play "…

  7. 'War' Comes Naturally For Black Crowes

    February 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson says the group's decision to play "Warpaint," its first album in seven years, in its entirety at upcoming shows reflects the way the band feels about it. Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson says the group's decision to play "…

  8. North Miss. Allstars Make Break With 'Hernando'

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST As an ode to their hometown, blues-rock act the North Mississippi Allstars have dubbed their next album "Hernando." As an ode to their hometown, blues-rock act the North Mississippi Allstars have dubbed their next album "Hernando." Due Jan. 22, the 11-song will mark the…

  9. Black Crowes Enlist For 'War' On New Album

    November 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Black Crowes have wrapped "Warpaint," their first studio album since 2001, and will release it March 4 internationally via their own Silver Arrow imprint, with distribution by Megaforce/Red. The Black Crowes have wrapped "Warpaint," their first studio album since 2001,…

  10. The Police, Ween, Flaming Lips Star At Bonnaroo

    June 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Police's first festival appearance since reuniting last month and performances by Ween and the Flaming Lips highlighted the Saturday (June 16) bill at the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tenn. Th The Police's first festival appearance since reuniting last month and performances…

  11. Brewer's 'Moan' Howls North Mississippi Blues

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST The importance of music in Craig Brewer's new film "Black Snake Moan" is telegraphed by some key billing: Mississippi bluesman Son House, who died in 1988, receives a featured screen credit. The importance of music in Craig Brewer's new film "Black Snake Moan" is…

  12. Spencer, Allstars Collaboration Due In August

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT An album Jon Spencer made in 2001 with the Dickinson Brothers of the North Mississippi Allstars and previously only available in Japan will be issued in North America this summer. An album Jon Spencer made in 2001 with the Dickinson brothers of the North Mississippi Allstars that was…

  13. No. Miss Allstars Feeling Fatherly On New CD

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rock outfit the North Mississippi Allstars will release its next album, "Electric Blue Watermelon," Aug. 2 via ATO Records. Rock outfit the North Mississippi Allstars will release its next album, "Electric Blue Watermelon," Aug. 2 via ATO Records. The 11-track set was…

  14. Collaborations Highlight Fifth Jammy Awards

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A number of intriguing collaborations highlighted the fifth annual Jammy Awards, held last night (April 26) at New York's Theatre at Madison Square Garden. A number of intriguing collaborations highlighted the fifth annual Jammy Awards, held last night (April 26) at New York's…

  15. Hiatt Teams With Allstars For New Album

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter John Hiatt is backed by North Mississippi Allstars sibling duo Cody and Luther Dickinson on his upcoming album, "Master of Disaster." Singer/songwriter John Hiatt is backed by North Mississippi Allstars sibling duo Cody and Luther Dickinson on his upcoming album, …

  16. Hill Country Revue

    October 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT This album was recorded live at the 2004 Bonaroo music festival in Tennessee, where the North Mississippi Allstars invited some family and friends, including R.L. This album was recorded live at the 2004 Bonaroo music festival in Tennessee, where the North Mississippi Allstars invited some…

  17. Polaris

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Not content with having taken the blues world by storm with their first two albums—"Shake Hands With Shorty" and "51 Phantom"—the AllStars have set their sites on the rock charts with "P Not content with having taken the blues world by storm with their first two…

  18. Breaking & Entering

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Robert Randolph, New Amsterdams and Nevermore. ALL IN THE FAMILY: The music of Robert Randolph may have been born in a church, but the pedal steel guitar whiz is a direct disciple of the mid-1970s party funk…

  19. Gallagher Guests On New Mississippi Allstars Set

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST The North Mississippi Allstars have found an unlikely collaborator in Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher, who guests on the blues-rock combo's upcoming album, "Polaris." The Allstars' follow up to 2001's The North Mississippi Allstars have found an unlikely collaborator…

  20. DVD To Chronicle Inaugural Bonnaroo Fest

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sanctuary Records Group has set an Oct. 22 release date for the previously tipped "Live From Bonnaroo" DVD. Sanctuary Records Group has set an Oct. 22 release date for the previously tipped "Live From Bonnaroo" DVD. Along with a companion double-disc CD released yesterday …

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