1. Backbeat: Farm Aid 2013 -- Pete Seeger Sings Out, Neil Young Speaks Up and Jack Johnson Cows Around

    September 24, 2013 5:47 AM EDT "Oh, but ain't that America, for you and me!" sang John Mellencamp on "Pink Houses" at Farm Aid 2013, the annual benefit for America's family farmers, staged Sept. 21 at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, in Sarat ...

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  3. Country Music Hitmaker Carl Smith Dies At 82

    January 21, 2010 6:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Seminal '50s honky tonk stylist and Country Music Hall of Fame member Carl Smith , 82, died Saturday (Jan. 16) at his home near Nashville in Franklin, Tenn. The specific cause of death was not made public. Smith was widely regarded as one of th ...

  4. Keith Urban, Sugarland To Headline 2010 Stagecoach Festival

    October 08, 2009 2:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Keith Urban , Toby Keith , Brooks & Dunn and Sugarland are confirmed to headline the fourth annual Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival, it was announced today (Oct. 8). The two-day outdoor fest will take place April 24-25, 2010 ...

  5. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer Bernstein dies in his sleep at his Ojai, Calif. home after a long illness. He is 82. Bernstein wrote the music for more than 200 films and television s 2004 - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer ...

  6. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer Bernstein dies in his sleep at his Ojai, Calif. home after a long illness. He is 82. Bernstein wrote the music for more than 200 films and television s 2004 - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer ...

  7. Under The Gun

    April 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sitting at a corner table at one of her favorite Nashville eateries and sipping a Diet Coke, Miranda Lambert doesn't come across as the gun-toting, cheating boyfriend-hunting, arson-starting character Sitting at a corner table at one of her fav ...

  8. Costello, Crow, Nelson Set For June Carter Tribute

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Elvis Costello, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynn, Kris Kristofferson, Emmylou Harris and Brad Paisley are among the stars appearing on the June Carter Cash tribute album "Anchored in Love," du Elvis Costello, Sheryl Crow, Willie Ne ...

  9. Miranda Lambert Not Withholding On Second CD

    January 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Breakthrough country artist Miranda Lambert will return May 1 with her sophomore album, "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend." Lambert had a hand in writing eight of the 11 songs; other artists contributing to the wr Breakthrough country artist Miranda La ...

  10. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>DMX and Lauryn Hill are the big winners at the 1999 Source Hip-Hop Awards at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. DMX goes home with artist and live performer of the year, while Hill takes 2004 - Academy Award-winning film co ...

  11. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>DMX and Lauryn Hill are the big winners at the 1999 Source Hip-Hop Awards at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. DMX goes home with artist and live performer of the year, while Hill takes 2004 - Academy Award-winning film co ...

  12. The Cash Legacy: Johnny, June Boxes Due

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The music of country music's most beloved couple will be celebrated with a pair of upcoming Columbia/Legacy multi-disc sets. The music of country music's most beloved couple will be celebrated with a pair of upcoming Columbia/Legacy multi- ...

  13. Family, Friends Salute Johnny Cash In Nashville

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It was an evening of standing ovations last night (Nov. 10) at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, as performers from the worlds of country and rock paid tribute to the late Johnny Cash. The concert, w It was an evening of standing ovations last nigh ...

  14. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Chicago bluesman and APO Records artist Jimmie Lee Robinson starts a "hunger fast" in an effort to stop the University Of Illinois At Chicago's (UIC) south campus expansion plans in the 2000 - Chicago bluesma ...

  15. Cramer, Smith Join Country Hall Of Fame

    August 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The late Floyd Cramer and Carl Smith are the latest artists selected to join the Country Music Association's (CMA) Hall of Fame. The artists will be formally inducted Nov. 5 during the 37th annual CMA The late Floyd Cramer and Carl Smith are th ...

  16. 'Wildwood Flower': June's Final Bloom

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 June Carter Cash's final recordings will be released Sept. 9 via Dualtone Records. Produced by John Carter Cash, her son by fellow country music legend Johnny Cash, "Wildwood Flower" was completed jus June Carter Cash's final rec ...

  17. Nashville Matriarch June Carter Cash Dies

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Country singer/songwriter June Carter Cash, the wife of Johnny Cash, died in Nashville yesterday (May 15) after complications from heart surgery. She was 73. Her family, including her husband, was at Country singer/songwriter June Carter Cash, the w ...

  18. Former Petty Bassist Epstein Dies

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Howie Epstein, 47, former bassist for Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, died at a hospital in Santa Fe, N.M. late Sunday night. Santa Fe County Sheriff Greg Solano says that while the cause of Epstei Howie Epstein, 47, former bassist for Tom Petty ...

  19. New Cash, Jennings Tributes Planned

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The careers of country music legends Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings will be feted with newly announced tribute albums due in the coming months. Dualtone will issue "Lonesome, On'ry, and Mean -- A Tri The careers of country music legends J ...

  20. Carlene Carter Case Sent To Grand Jury

    January 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A grand jury in Gallatin, Tenn., will decide whether to indict country music singer Carlene Carter, who has been charged with stealing a dead man's identity to obtain prescription drugs. Yesterday (Ja A grand jury in Gallatin, Tenn., will decid ...

  21. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Chicago bluesman and APO Records artist Jimmie Lee Robinson starts a ""hunger fast"" in an effort to stop the University Of Illinois At Chicago's (UIC) south campus expansion plans in th 2000 - Chic ...

  22. Warrant Issued For Carlene Carter

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 An Albuquerque, N.M., judge has issued an arrest warrant for country singer Carlene Carter after she failed to show up for arraignment last month on a felony drug charge. Although the Bernalillo Count An Albuquerque, N.M., judge has issued an arrest ...

  23. Legal Woes Continue To Dog Epstein, Carter

    August 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Owners of a kennel north of Santa Fe, N.M., are suing country singer Carlene Carter and her companion, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers bassist Howie Epstein, for more than $22,000 in fees they say t Owners of a kennel north of Santa Fe, N.M., are ...

  24. Howie Epstein, Carlene Carter In Legal Fix

    June 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Howie Epstein, bassist for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, and singer/songwriter Carlene Carter were arrested last night (June 27) in Albuquerque, N.M., after they were stopped in a stolen vehicle, p Howie Epstein, bassist for Tom Petty and the Hea ...