Music

Music

An Oral History of “Free Bird”

Now on their farewell tour, Lynyrd Skynyrd band members reflect on Southern rock’s most requested song


Books

A Photographer’s Ode to the Roots of Country Music

A new book of recovered photos taken on the porches and back roads of Appalachia offers an intimate look at some of the genre’s early greats

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Music

Tracing the Roots of Country Music

See a gallery of images from photographer John Cohen’s epic journey through Appalachia in the early 1960s

Arts & Culture

The Artistic Life of Ben Folds

In his delightful new memoir, the piano player and singer-songwriter shares stories of growing up in North Carolina, plus advice on creativity

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Music

New Music for August 2019

Fresh albums from icons including Tanya Tucker, Bobby Rush, and Vince Gill—plus an Appalachian powerhouse, a potent R&B debut from Atlanta, and more of our top picks