The September/October 2013 issue features LeAnn Rimes on the cover, in probably her most revealing interview yet on the eve of her first UK tour for six years. “I had nothing to hide and I had everything to gain by telling the truth, because everyone was talking nothing but nonsense and lies.” This issue also continues The Gig Room, lifting the lid off the musical instruments scene. In this issue The Gig Room features Gretsch’s new Roots Collection, Delgado’s new 3764 series, allowing you to own a little piece of Elvis Presley’s Graceland and a feature on HH Electronics and how they rocked the Maverick Festival this year. This issue includes a FREE 18 track MAVERICK MUSIC Volume 5 CD, which includes artists such as Templeton Thompson, Stacy Grubb, Holy Moly & The Crackers, Stevie Jewel, Robinson, Rob Baird, Jessica Rhaye, Martin Stephenson & The Daintees and many more… The September/October 2013 issue also features the following articles: Obituary: Slim Whitman Nashville Songwriters: Templeton Thompson Sarah Darling: This girl can definitely sing! Claire Lynch: The Voice of an angel Court Yard Hounds: The sisers of Dixie Chicks The Milk Carton Kids: Do yourself a favour New To You: Aoife O’Donovan – Striking out on her own Richard Thompson: Work in progress! 2013 Hall Of Fame Inductee: Bobby Bare Amy Speace: Who is talking to me when I’m talking to myself? The Handsome Family: Human behaviour Gypsy Jazz: Part Two New To You: Lizzie Sider • Budding young country music star Sam Baker: For a long time my life was a what if?… life The Pickin’ and Grinnin’ live review section features the Maverick Festival 2013, Americana International Festival, Kerrville Folk Festival, 2013 Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival, Beverley Folk Festival, Bonnie Raitt, Zac Brown Band, Rascal Flatts and Neil Young and Crazy Horse. The issue features over 100 CD reviews and highlights include the Editor’s Top Picks: Eric Taylor • STUDIO 10, Jefferson Ross • ISLE OF HOPE, Amy Speace • HOW TO SLEEP IN A STORMY BOAT, Eric Brace & Peter Cooper • THE COMEBACK ALBUM, Sam Baker • SAY GRACE, Aoife O’Donovan – FOSSILS, LeAnn Rimes – SPITFIRE, Rayna Gellert • OLD LIGHT: SONGS FROM MY CHILDHOOD AND OTHER GONE WORLDS, Reg Meuross • LEAVES AND FEATHERS.