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The High & The Low

Songs for the Ages

Why pantheon-worthy tunes are always sung by storytellers

Artists

Leon Bridges Has a New Groove

The head-turning Fort Worth singer brings fresh energy to his vintage sound

Arts & Culture

Have You Heard about Knoxville’s Big Ears?

Coming up this week: An avant-garde music festival you really can’t miss

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Back Porch Sessions

Back Porch Session: Del McCoury Band

Join us for a special in-office concert from the bluegrass masters

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Patsy Cline’s Lasting Legacy

From Winchester, Virginia, to worldwide acclaim: A look back at the velvet-voiced country music pioneer, fifty-five years after her death

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G&G Exclusive: Jessie Baylin’s New Album Strawberry Wind

The Nashville-based singer-songwriter discusses her forthcoming children’s album and offers a first listen of the song “Dream Catcher”

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Why Dolly Parton “Will Always Love…” That Song

There’s even more to the story behind the greatest love song of all time

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Five Questions with Caitlyn Smith

The Nashville-based hit songwriter talks small-town beginnings, battles with self-doubt, and the long road to her new album Starfire

Goings-On

Shakey Graves Day

On February 9, the singer-songwriter salutes fans by opening up his catalog

G&G Exclusive

First Listen: John Prine Takes on Johnny Cash

A well-loved tribute to one of the Man in Black’s early classics

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Three Voices and the Truth

A trio of music’s brightest—Sarah Jarosz, Sara Watkins, and Aoife O’Donovan—find perfect harmony together

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When the Grammys Got It Wrong

Five of the Recording Academy’s most egregious Southern snubs

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G&G Exclusive: A Southern Blues Legend Lives Again

Shelby Lynne, Allison Moorer, Warren Haynes, and others come together for a new album paying tribute to Elmore James

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Catching Up with Hiss Golden Messenger

Songwriter and frontman M.C. Taylor on the power of positive thinking, the pull of North Carolina, and his latest album, Hallelujah Anyhow

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Happy Birthday, Dolly!

Seven Dolly Parton performances to bring a smile to your face (and maybe even tempt you to put a teasing comb through your hair)

First Listen

Hear Lost Music from the Original Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section

A new album of previously unreleased tracks finally gives the Swampers their due

The Manual of Southern Know-How

T Bone Burnett’s Smoking Southern Playlist

Let the Texas-Born music legend get your soundtrack started with his ideal lineup

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When Johnny Cash Went to Jail

Fifty years ago, the Man in Black stepped through the gates of Folsom Prison—and changed country music forever

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Preservation Hall’s Musical Mission

From educational programs to New Orleans’ newest Mardi Gras krewe, the Crescent City’s Iconic Jazz Ensemble is reaching a new generation of musicians

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Fifty Years of “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay”

The story behind one of the greatest Southern songs ever recorded. Plus, a reissue and a tribute concert honoring its legendary singer, Otis Redding