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Obama Sings 'On The Road Again' With WIllie Nelson

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

It's been a wild week in Washington. So why not? President Obama joined Willie Nelson and John Fogerty to sing Nelson's iconic "On The Road Again,"...

Neil Young and Willie Nelson Protest Keystone Pipeline in American Heartland

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 10.01.2014 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Harvest the Hope, a concert on the farm of Art and Helen Tanderup in Neligh, Nebraska, right on the proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline, was ...

'Engelbert Calling' On a New Album With a Bunch of Friends

Ellen Sterling | Posted 10.02.2014 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

Just because what we hear a lot of today is not what one would think of as his type of music, does not by any means that Humperdinck has retired. Quite the contrary. He has a busy tour schedule, beginning on the east coast this month.

Neil Young, Willie Nelson and 8,000 in Nebraska Stand Up to the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz | Posted 11.28.2014 | Green
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

Stopping the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline makes a difference for communities in Nebraska and along the pipeline pathway. Real jobs are stake, jobs on many farms and ranches. Those are the jobs that drive this region and feed the country.

From Killer Looks to No-Kill to Nabbing a Kitten Killer: The Barbi Twins Connect the Dots to Save Animals

Joan K. Smith | Posted 10.29.2014 | Impact
Joan K. Smith

What do stray cats and the ocean have to do with each other? Quite a bit in the current work of Shane and Sia Barbi, better known as the Barbi Twin...

Politics, Storytellers and Milltowns: Chatting With Kinky Friedman, Billy Joe Shaver and Mark Erelli

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.28.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Kinky Friedman: Well, for one thing I'm going totally f**king deaf, which is a good thing. I only care about two things, and they are Libya and Charlie Sheen. Also, if you're going deaf and you're imaginative, you can think of more interesting things for people to say rather than what they're really saying.

First Nation Ride For Mother Earth Forms "Norwegian/Indian Alliance"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 10.20.2014 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Her audience was mostly blond and blue eyed, and blue eyes widened at the news that the Enbridge Corporation was planning a pipeline that would traverse treasured lakes and waterways in northern Minnesota.

Young And Nelson To Headline Nebraska Concert Against Keystone XL

Reuters | Posted 10.19.2014 | Green

Aug 18 (Reuters) - Veteran musicians Willie Nelson and Neil Young are teaming up for a benefit concert in Nebraska to raise funds in the fight again...

Me and Mr. (and Mrs.) Jones -- Keeping Up the American Way

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Randee Mia Berman

Keeping up with the Joneses is supposedly as American as July 4 and apple pie. But it wasn't something I ever worried about, especially since: a) I'...

Willie Nelson Has A Message For All The Stoners Out There

rollingstonelogo | Posted 06.25.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By STEPHEN L. BETTS Willie Nelson's Teapot Party movement, which now has more than 115,000 F...

Justin Hartfield & Weedmaps.com

Bill_Robinson | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Bill_Robinson

Justin Hartfield founded an Irvine, California-based company, Weedmaps, that I came to find out is considered the "Yelp of Cannabis."

Carlene Carter and the Unbroken Circle

Michael Simmons | Posted 08.08.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Simmons

If there's a better hardcore country record in 2014 than Carlene Carter's Carter Girl, I haven't heard it.

A Letter Home: A Conversation with Neil Young

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Conversations With The Amity Affliction's Ahren Stringer, Danny Griego, Ben Arthur and Jolie Holland

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jolie Holland: "Songs come to me when I'm walking down the street or riding the subway. I haven't tried to write a song since I was 14. Ever since then, I make them come get me."

Willie Nelson Is A Martial Arts Badass

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Some advice for when Willie Nelson slides off his sneakers personalized with the word "Texas": Don't mess with him. The countr...

Willie Nelson To Sing For Wendy Davis

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D), who is running to succeed Gov. Rick Perry (R), unveiled a special guest for an April BBQ fundraiser in Houston: coun...

An Oak Ridge Boy and a Carter Girl: Conversations With Joe Bonsall and Carlene Carter, Plus a George Michael Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.08.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

You have a new album, Carter Girl, that takes you back to your roots. What does being a Carter Girl mean to you?

Life Journeys: Conversations With Leon Russell, Judy Collins and John Gorka

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.31.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Hey Leon, Life Journey, your latest album, was recorded with Tommy LiPuma, Al Schmitt, Elton John...you have an awful lot of friends rooting for you. Do you feel the love?

New Carlene Carter Album Bridges Three Generations

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.17.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Carlene Carter's new album Carter Girl (Rounder), a tribute to the musical heritage of her fabled family, is a triumph. "Legendary" is a shamefully o...

Steve Fromholz -- A Guest In My Heart

Turk Pipkin | Posted 03.28.2014 | Arts
Turk Pipkin

Recently in Ft. McKavett, Texas, I joined a large group of family and friends for the burial and farewell to the late, great Steven Fromholz, legendary Texas singer and songwriter, husband, father, grandfather, friend, river boatman, sometime golfer and fulltime lover of life.

Country Legends Ready Themselves To Take The Grammy Stage

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kris Kristofferson is being given a lifetime achievement award during the Grammy Awards celebration, but he doesn't think that wi...

The Way We Are: A Conversation with Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Chatting with Artifact's Jared Leto, and an Angels Sing Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

When did Alan and Marilyn Bergman become such an establishment in the world of music? Find out here.

Heart, Barenaked Ladies Cancel SeaWorld Gig After Documentary

AP | MIKE SCHNEIDER | Posted 12.09.2013 | Entertainment

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The rock bands Heart and Barenaked Ladies along with country singer Willie Nelson have canceled their planned performances at S...

Reissue Roundup 3: The Beatles, Eric Clapton, The Who, Frank Sinatra, CCR and Humble Pie, Plus Keith Chagall's Kennedy Tribute

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Do The Beatles now collectively have more "previously unreleased" tracks than all of their official albums collectively?

Meet Doug and Telisha Williams: Born to Be Wild Ponies

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

If you like your lyrics dark, your melodies moodier, your Christmases not quite so merry and your sound (particularly the fiddle) a little bit creepy, what do you do?