1. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame to Honor the 'Timeless' Work of the Late Townes Van Zandt

    October 07, 2016 11:44 AM EDT This Sunday, his peers will honor the late, legendary Texas songwriter. "Townes Van Zandt ranks alongside Kris Kristofferson and Bob Dylan,” says Grammy-winning country artist Rodney Crowell of the late singer-songwriter. “He inspired so many songwriters to shoot for something that’s…

  2. Robert Ellis Talks New Album, Difference Between Art & Advertising

    July 18, 2016 5:02 PM EDT Robert Ellis is often roped in with country’s classically minded wing, but he has little interest in the rhetoric surrounding debates of authenticity. “In terms of what is country and what isn't, all that stuff is confusing to me,” the singer tells Billboard. “Is country music music with…

  3. May 19, 2009

    May 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Freddie Garrity of Freddie and the Dreamers dies of blood circulation problems in Gwynedd, Wales, at the age of 69. 2000 – Folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary celebrate their 40th year together with a U.S. tour that kicks off with a three night stand in Las Vegas. 2000 – The Allman…

  4. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Grascals claim the entertainer of the year trophy at the 17th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. 2006 - The Grascals claim the entertainer of the year trophy at the 17th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards at the Grand Ole…

  5. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Grascals claim the entertainer of the year trophy at the 17th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. 2006 - The Grascals claim the entertainer of the year trophy at the 17th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards at the Grand Ole…

  6. They Don't Make 'Em Like This No More

    March 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Country legends Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price poll their talents on a collaborative album, "Last of the Breed," due this week via Lost Highway. The double-disc set sports 22 songs recorde Country legends Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price poll their talents on a…

  7. Nelson, Haggard, Price Pool Talents For New Album

    January 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Country legends Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price have wrapped work on a collaborative album, "Last of the Breed," due March 20 via Lost Highway. Country legends Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard and Ray Price have wrapped work on a collaborative album, "Last of the Breed,…

  8. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Barbra Streisand sings her farewell concert at New York's Madison Square Garden.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - In a Los Angeles Times editorial, Yusuf Islam blasts the United States' system of screening airline…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Barbra Streisand sings her farewell concert at New York's Madison Square Garden.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - In a Los Angeles Times editorial, Yusuf Islam blasts the United States' system of screening airline…

  10. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Singer/songwriter Mickey Newbury dies at this home in Vida, Ore., after a lengthy illness. He is 62. 2002 - Singer/songwriter Mickey Newbury dies at this home in Vida, Ore., after a lengthy illness. He is 62. 2001 - Celine Dion and Peter Gabriel perform at an…

  11. The 'Great' Journey Of Willie Nelson

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Upon a casual listen, Willie Nelson's forthcoming Lost Highway album, "The Great Divide," sounds like it could be pages ripped from the Red-Headed Stranger's road-worn journal. Themes of passionate re Upon a casual listen, Willie Nelson's forthcoming Lost Highway…