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

    February 01, 2011 10:19 AM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    August 17, 2009 5:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 m ...

  3. Westerberg Returns To Action In Minneapolis

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The good news is that Paul Westerberg is writing songs again, but the bad news is there is neither an album nor a tour in the immediate future. The reclusive Minneapolis icon took to the stage last ni The good news is that Paul Westerberg is writing ...

  4. A Deep Southern Journey

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 What do you call Southern music that's not soul our gospel, not country or blues or even crunk? Wayne Robins ponders that question while enjoying a steady dose of the Handsome Family, Johnny Dowd and I've been listening to a lot of souther ...

  5. Billboard Bits: Andre 3000, Pearl Jam, Radio 4, Jim Dickinson

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Andre 3000, Radio 4, Jim Dickinson, Pearl Jam Cartoon Network has set a fall premiere date for the series "Class of 3000," created by OutKast's Andre 3000. The show stars the artist as Sunny Bridges, a graduate of a performing ...

  6. Dickinson, Bishop Add Drama To 'Forty Shades'

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A mix of roots rock, R&B, blues and pop artists including Jim Dickinson, Jay Blackfoot and Tindersticks' Dickon Hinchcliffe have contributed to the soundtrack for "Forty Shades of Blue," due Sept. A mix of roots rock, R&B, blu ...

  7. No. Miss Allstars Feeling Fatherly On New CD

    June 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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. ...

  8. Hiatt Teams With Allstars For New Album

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 a ...

  9. Historic Muscle Shoals Sound Studios Closes

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, at which artists including the Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Bob Seger recorded classic songs, has closed. Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, at which artists including the Rolli ...

  10. Veteran Bluesmen Team For Tour

    August 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran Chicago bluesman Buddy Guy has tapped T-Model Ford as the opening act for a string of East Coast tour dates. Ford joins Guy for a pair of shows in New York the first week in September, and con Veteran Chicago bluesman Buddy Guy has tapped T- ...

  11. 'Jimbo' Mathus Gives History Lesson

    November 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 For those unfamiliar with James "Jimbo" Mathus' music, it would be surprising to learn that his new Knockdown Society album, "National Antiseptic," sounds completely unaffected by the popular music of For those unfamiliar wi ...

  12. National Antiseptic

    November 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 James "Jimbo" Mathus, founding member of the Chapel Hill, N.C.-based Squirrel Nut Zippers, has been working with the Knockdown Society as a side project for a few years, and as the Zippers' schedule h James "Jimbo" Mathus, f ...