1. America's Labor Party: 26 Country Songs for the American Worker

    September 01, 2013 7:00 PM EDT Within this article you'll find a playlist of every song mentioned within -- 26 in all -- that we hope will give an appropriate spin to your Labor Day. This piece first appeared in our twice-weekly "Country Update" newsletter, which ...

  2. 615 Picks: 10 Artists to Watch in 2013

    January 08, 2013 12:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Expect great things from new or emerging artists in the country and Americana worlds in 2013. Here's the 615's picks for ten artists to keep a keen eye on, from the Brooklyn-based Americana band the Lone Bellow to a new album from Pistol A ...

  3. Johnny Paycheck

    Johnny Paycheck

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  4. Willie Nelson Talks Songwriting, Snoop Dogg and Family at Billboard Summit in Nashville

    June 05, 2012 7:26 PM EDT Willie Nelson with interviewer Ray Waddell at Billboard's Country Music Summit in Nashville on Tuesday (Photo: Michael Seto) You don't even have to know about Willie Nelson's history to know that he's got stories. Anyone who wr ...

  5. A Charlie Sheen Playlist

    March 03, 2011 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Charlie Sheen's dirty laundry has never been quite out of sight -- but right now it's splashed across TV, news outlets and Twitter streams nationwide. With his bizarre, highly quotable interviews on "Today," "Good Morning Am ...

  6. Toby Keith Firing Off Singles from 'Bullets'

    August 24, 2010 4:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Country icon Toby Keith was so prolific in writing for his new album, the forthcoming "Bullets in the Gun," he actually took two songs off the album that he felt were potential singles. "When I finished cutting the tracks, I felt like ...

  7. This Day in Music

    November 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST - French female artist Camille receives the Prix Constantin during a show held at the Olympia venue in Paris. The 26-year-old singer-songwriter wins for her second album "Le Fil" (Virgin). The p 2005 - French female artist Camille rec ...

  8. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 song "Take This Job and Shove It," dies in a Nashville nursing home of emphysema and diabetes, among other problems. He is 64. 2003 - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known ...

  9. This Day in Music

    January 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Bee Gees keyboardist/bassist Maurice Gibb dies at a Miami Beach hospital. He is 53. He had suffered cardiac arrest three days before prior to undergoing emergency abdominal surgery. 2003 - Bee Gees keyboardist/bassist Maurice Gibb dies at a M ...

  10. This Day in Music

    November 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST - French female artist Camille receives the Prix Constantin during a show held at the Olympia venue in Paris. The 26-year-old singer-songwriter wins for her second album "Le Fil" (Virgin). The p 2005 - French female artist Camille rec ...

  11. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 song "Take This Job and Shove It," dies in a Nashville nursing home of emphysema and diabetes, among other problems. He is 64. 2003 - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known ...

  12. This Day in Music

    January 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Bee Gees keyboardist/bassist Maurice Gibb dies at a Miami Beach hospital. He is 53. He had suffered cardiac arrest three days before prior to undergoing emergency abdominal surgery. 2003 - Bee Gees keyboardist/bassist Maurice Gibb dies at a M ...

  13. This Day in Music

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>The Secure Digital Music Initiative announces that two of its proposed technologies did not survive being attacked as part of the "Hack SDMI" challenge. The competition invited all comer 2005 - French female artis ...

  14. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Robert Smith of the Cure does battle with the forces of musical evil as embodied by a monstrous Barbra Streisand on the animated television show South Park.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2003 - Count ...

  15. This Day in Music

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Trail-blazing Brazilian composer/guitarist Luis Bonfa dies of cancer in Rio de Janeiro at the age of 78. Bonfa wrote the bossa nova score for the 1959 film "Black Orpheus," which introdu 2003 - Bee Gees keyboardis ...

  16. This Day in Music

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Trumpeter Lester Bowie, a founder of the Art Ensemble of Chicago and, more recently, Brass Fantasy, dies at his home in New York, of liver cancer. He is 58.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2004 - Brad ...

  17. 'Number' Cruncher

    October 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Breaking the longest musical silence of his decade-plus career, David Berman reactivates his Silver Jews project for its fifth studio album, "Tanglewood Numbers." Breaking the longest musical silence of his decade-plus career, David Berman ...

  18. Berman Untangles New Silver Jews Album

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Breaking the longest musical silence of his decade-plus career, David Berman has reactivated his Silver Jews project for its fifth studio album, "Tanglewood Numbers." Breaking the longest musical silence of his decade-plus career, David Be ...

  19. Koch Nashville Buys Dream City, Charlie Parker Catalogs

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes Johnny Paycheck, Aubrey Mayhew material. Deal includes Johnny Paycheck, Aubrey Mayhew material. News Aubrey Mayhew , Johnny Paycheck ...

  20. Koch Nashville Buys Dream City, Parker Catalogs

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Deal includes Johnny Paycheck, Aubrey Mayhew material. Koch Records Nashville has acquired Dream City Music Publishing and Charlie Parker Music, as well as the catalog of Charlie Parker Records, from producer Aubrey Mayhew for an undisclosed price ...

  21. Jones' 'Special Guests' Expanded, Reissued

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 1979 duets album "George Jones: My Very Special Guests" has grown nearly three times larger for its May 31 reissue by Columbia/Legacy. The 1979 duets album "George Jones: My Very Special Guests" has grown nearly three times l ...

  22. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 song "Take This Job and Shove It," dies in a Nashville nursing home of emphysema and diabetes, among other problems. He is 64. 2003 - Country singer Johnny P ...

  23. This Day in Music

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Bee Gees keyboardist/bassist Maurice Gibb dies at a Miami Beach hospital. He is 53. He had suffered cardiac arrest three days before prior to undergoing emergency abdominal surgery. 2003 - Bee Gees keyboardist/bassist Mauri ...

  24. HOT PRODUCT

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Previewing new albums from Alter Bridge, Richard Marx and tributes to Bob Dylan and Johnny Paycheck. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Bob Dylan , Johnny Paycheck , Richard Marx ...

  25. Hot Product

    August 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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- ...

  26. This Day in Music

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Hip-hop rockers Limp Bizkit and cartoon indie-beat band Gorillaz are the big winners at the eighth annual MTV Europe Music Awards. Limp Bizkit lands a one-two punch, winning in the group 2001 - Hip-hop rockers Limp Bizkit a ...

  27. Paycheck Funeral Tomorrow

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country artist Johnny Paycheck will be laid to rest tomorrow (Feb. 25) following a funeral service in Nashville. As previously reported, Paycheck died last week at music city's Vanderbilt University M Country artist Johnny Paycheck will be laid ...

  28. Country Veteran Johnny Paycheck Dies

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 hit song "Take This Job and Shove It," died Tuesday in his sleep in a Nashville nursing home of emphysema and diabetes, among other problems. He Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best k ...

  29. This Day in Music

    January 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Adam Ant, whose self-styled "Ant Music" made him an international star in the 1980s, is arrested after an alleged incident in a London pub. He is charged with assault and possession of a 2002 - Adam Ant, whose sel ...

  30. This Day in Music

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Hip-hop rockers Limp Bizkit and cartoon indie-beat band Gorillaz are the big winners at the eighth annual MTV Europe Music Awards. Limp Bizkit lands a one-two punch, winning in the group 2001 - Hip-hop rockers Limp Bizkit a ...

  31. New Compilation Pays Homage To Johnny Paycheck

    March 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Perhaps one of country music's most under-appreciated vocal stylists, Johnny Paycheck receives the star treatment with "The Soul & the Edge: The Best of Johnny Paycheck," due April 30 on Columbia/ Perhaps one of country music' ...

  32. 26 Days on the Road

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The TwangBangers comprise hard-charging HighTone artists Dallas Wayne, Bill Kirchen, Redd Volkaert, and Joe Goldmark, who joined forces last summer (with Goldmark's rhythm section Johnny and Jack) for The TwangBangers comprise hard-charging Hig ...

  33. Paycheck's Epic Career Chronicled

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Epic/Legacy will honor country rebel Johnny Paycheck (real name: Donald Eugene Lytle) with "The Soul & the Edge: The Best of Johnny Paycheck." Due March 19, the single-disc, 23-track collection fe Epic/Legacy will honor country rebel J ...

  34. Country Kudos For Kenny

    April 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Rogers will receive a career achievement award at the 36th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, set for May 9 in Los Angeles. The award is periodically given to an artist who has had a substa Kenny Rogers will receive a career achievement a ...