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Bluegrass as Metaphor

I’ve become obsessed with this song, “You’ll Never Leave Harlan Alive”, performed here by Patty Loveless.

The lyrics speak of the suffering of the life dependent on coal mining.   920 more words


Song of the Day: I Try to Think About Elvis

I’ve been thinking lately about how rare and wonderful it is to find an album that you can happily listen to from start to finish, no skips, that stands the test of time. 421 more words


Steve Earle, Patty Loveless, The Proclaimers & Eddi Reader - My Old Friend The Blues

Lovers leave.

Friends will let you down.

You learn that as you fall in and out love and form friendships that flare bright before they fade away. 698 more words


Classic Country Sunday

I don’t always listen to country music, but if I do it is probably on a Sunday, and it will likely be the classics from the 1990’s or earlier. 468 more words

Album Review: Jann Browne - 'Count Me In'

Jann Browne had parted ways with Curb Records by the time her third album Count Me In was released in 1995. Seeing as it was her first independent record, no singles were released to country radio. 434 more words

Spotlight Artist

All about the song: Brandy Clark and Angaleena Presley at City Winery in Boston

I had my inaugural City Winery experience on a cool, but surprisingly dry, Sunday evening in late January. The chain venue, which has successful outposts in New York, Chicago, and Nashville and just opened here in Boston in early December, mixes an urban winery with a full-service restaurant and tantalizing live music. 941 more words

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