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Roseanne Cash’s ‘King’s Record Shop’ gets rerelease

Legacy Recordings, the catalogue division of Sony Music Entertainment, has celebrated the 30th anniversary of Rosanne Cash’s ‘King’s Record Shop’ with commemorative 12″ 180gram vinyl (and digital) editions which were released July 7. Originally released through Columbia Records on June 26, 1987, King’s Record Shop proved a pivotal album in the career of Rosanne Cash …

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Fairport Convention celebrates 50th anniversary with autumn tour

In continued celebration of their 50th anniversary, British folk rock legends Fairport Convention have announced an autumn tour where they will play selected songs from their new album ‘50:50@50’, along with a selection of favourites from their extensive back catalogue. The autumn tour follows Fairport’s Cropredy Convention festival, near Banbury, Oxfordshire which takes place from …

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Country Music Week performances announced!

Artists and musicians performing during Country Music Week have been announced!   The organisers behind the Country to Country (C2C) festival have announced more artists and events appearing during Country Music Week. The new, week-long series of shows features new and established Country acts and takes place from October 2nd to October 8th, 2017. Amongst the list of performers will …

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Unlike some others, Chris Shiflett proves he's not a Pretender

Fresh from headlining Glastonbury with the Foo Fighters in June, the guitarist came back in the UK to tour his excellent new album, ‘West Coast Towns’, and spoke to Peter Mawson about his country journey. What is it about country music that is inspiring you? It’s quite a change from what you’ve done previously with …

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Glen Campbell

Legendary Country icon Glen Campbell dies aged 81

Glen Campbell a legendary Country icon dies aged 81 Glen Campbell, the legendary Country artist behind hits including ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ and “Country Boy”, has died following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease. A man of astonishing talent and persona, the singer and musician is well known for his extraordinary musical abilities, which one year saw him outsell the …

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Casey James

Not heard Casey James' 'Strip It Down'?

 Casey James returns to his Texas Blues Roots on his latest album Strip It Down… The Singer/Guitarist Casey James has only recently released his latest album, Strip It Dow, which was produced by Grammy-Winner Tom Hambridge & Features Guest Duet with Delbert McClinton.  “All I want to do is play music,” says singer/guitarist, Casey James. “Stripping it back …

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Margo price

Margo Price shows us what she's made of on new EP

Margo Price, the acclaimed US singer/songwriter has officially released her new EP ‘Weakness,’ via Third Man Records. Recorded at Sam Phillips Recording in Memphis, ‘Weakness’ was produced by Grammy-winner Matt Ross-Spang (Jason Isbell, Zac Brown), Alex Munoz, Jeremy Ivey, and Margo herself.   The collection features four new tracks including recent live show juggernaut “Paper Cowboy,” as well …

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