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Why Country Music Stars Should Join the Marijuana Majority

Jamie Haase | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics
Jamie Haase

Surely Willie Nelson comes to mind for many people when the words "country music" and "marijuana" are mentioned together. Yet Willie has many younger allies these days as a new generation of "outlaw" artists are brazenly singing about pot.

Jamey Johnson's Album Pays Homage To His Country Music Heroes

AP | MICHAEL MCCALL | Posted 10.16.2012 | Entertainment

-- Jamey Johnson, "Living For A Song: A Tribute To Hank Cochran" (Mercury) Jamey Johnson set out to honor one of the most successful songwriters in ...

Stars To Celebrate Johnny Cash's 80th Birthday

AP | Posted 04.29.2012 | Celebrity

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A diverse all-star lineup will celebrate the 80th birthday of Johnny Cash with an April concert. Kenny Chesney, Kris Kristof...

Everyone's a Critic: The Top 10 Albums of 2010

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Sweeney

As usual, in creating my annual top 10 albums of the year, I limited myself to albums of original, contemporary studio work. This year, that was harde...

"This Is Country Music": A Playlist for the 44th CMA Awards

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Hey, I like that Lady Gaga as much as the next guy -- or as much as most next guys -- but I couldn't have been prouder to be associated with last night's 44th CMA Awards.

Live and Dangerous: Great Concerts from Around the World

Jeff Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

Who: Band Of Horses What: Austin City Limits Where: Austin, TX When: Oct. 10th, 2010 Why: Another fine band from Seattle that is worthy of your attent...

"How Deep is the Ocean?": A Playlist for Saving Our Shores and Selves

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

The greatest minds of our times ought to be focused on making alternative energies a reality now. And while they do that, I'll use my lesser mind to make another silly but heartfelt playlist.

Best of Emily West, Part 2: True, Blue Country Girl Talks Funny

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

On a stage filled with alpha males, the effervescent Emily West is bringing a frisky, feminine touch to the Country Throwdown Tour that rolls through America until June 20.

Learning To Love My Country: A Playlist to Prepare Rock Newbies Watching the CMA Awards

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

For the past seven years, I've spent a few weeks a year in Nashville writing the script for the CMA Awards. And while I hate being away from home so long, I love Nashville and its music community.