1. Hot Product

    August 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan/Johnny Paycheck This Is Just A Tribute Toots Hibbert, Beres Hammond, Sizzla and Israel Vibration's Apple Gabriel are among the reggae heavyweights contributing to "Is It Rolling, Bob?," a reggae tribute to Bob Dylan. The 15-track set arrives this week via Sanctuary…

  2. Fleck, McCoury Set For Suwannee Fest

    December 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Bluegrass greats Del McCoury and Vassar Clements and progressive act Bela Fleck & the Flecktones are among those confirmed to play the 2004 Suwannee Springfest. Bluegrass greats Del McCoury and Vassar Clements and progressive act Bela Fleck & the Flecktones are among those confirmed…

  3. Strait Heads Home On 'Honkytonkville'

    June 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT George Strait will on June 10 deliver "Honkytonkville," his 31st release for MCA Records. Bumped up from an originally planned June 24 release, the album marks the first time the country artist has re George Strait will on June 10 deliver "Honkytonkville," his 31st release…

  4. Americana Awards Honor Music Greats

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Held Friday night in Nashville, the Americana Music Association's (AMA) inaugural Americana Awards honored the likes of Johnny Cash, Emmylou Harris, and producer/artist T Bone Burnett, while Cash and Held Friday night in Nashville, the Americana Music Association's (AMA) inaugural…

  5. Americana Music Association 2002 Awards Winners

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Americana Music Association 2002 Awards Winners The Americana Music Association's inaugural Americana Awards were presented Sept. 13, 2002, in Nashville at an event hosted by Jason Ringenberg, leader of Jason & the Scorchers. Artist of the year: Jim Lauderdale Album of the year:…

  6. 2002 American Music Association Americana Awards Nominees

    August 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT American Music Association Americana Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the 2002 American Music Association Americana Awards, to be presented Sept. 13 at the Hilton Suites Hotel in downtown Nashville. Album of the year: Gillian Welch, "Time (The Revelator)" (Acony) The…

  7. The Hummingbirds

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Highly regarded as both Jones-meets-Jagger, singer and powerful songwriter Jim Lauderdale has long had the respect of his peers while operating largely under the commercial radar. Highly regarded as both Jones-meets-Jagger, singer and powerful songwriter Jim Lauderdale has long had the…

  8. Divide and Conquer

    February 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Labeled early on as Dwight Yoakam's feminine side, Danni Leigh doesn't do much to distance herself from that image by bringing in longtime Yoakam collaborator Pete Anderson as producer/ musician for t Labeled early on as Dwight Yoakam's feminine side, Danni Leigh doesn't…

  9. Alright Guy

    October 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Gary Allan has flirted with a major breakthrough on three previous releases, and with any luck, Alright Guy's edgier, superbly chosen fare will take him over the top. It's his best album yet, from the Gary Allan has flirted with a major breakthrough on three previous releases, and…

  10. David Ball Is 'Riding' A Hit, 'Amigo'

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT There's nothing like a hit single to get an artist back in the game. Just ask David Ball as he watches "Riding With Private Malone" cruise up Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, from N There's nothing like a hit single to get an artist back in the game…

  11. Billboard Bits: Jim Lauderdale, Trace Adkins, and more

    July 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Jim Lauderdale, George Jones, Trace Adkins, Brand New Immortals, and more Jim Lauderdale, who has released critically acclaimed albums and written songs for George Strait, Dwight Yoakam, and Patty Loveless, will play George Jones in the stage musical ''Stand By Your Man: The…

  12. The Other Sessions

    June 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Often covered by other country artists, singer/songwriter Jim Lauderdale has put together a sterling collection of stone country originals here, and he nails every one of them. Often covered by other country artists, singer/songwriter Jim Lauderdale has put together a sterling collection of…

  13. Jim Lauderdale Delivers 'The Other Sessions'

    May 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Jim Lauderdale's June 12 debut album for Dualtone Records, "The Other Sessions," derives its title from the fact that it was recorded after the completion of his originally intended album last August. Jim Lauderdale's June 12 debut album for Dualtone Records, "The…

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