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New Music From Warren Haynes

Allman Brothers mainstay and guitar icon Warren Haynes explores new ground on Ashes and Dust

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Jason Isbell: Feeling Free

The songwriter’s new album soars

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Backstage with the Young King

A book features more than 200 candid images of Elvis Presley

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First Listen: Orthophonic Joy

A modern take on country classics

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Soul Shaking with the Alabama Shakes

The Alabama Shakes take a leap––and find themselves at the front of a musical rebirth

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Seven Essential Southern Albums

We asked several of our favorite musicians for albums every music-loving Southerner ought to know

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The Guitar Pull

Making music the old-fashioned way — on the porch

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JD McPherson: Red Hot Rock ‘n’ Roll

This Oklahoman channels the hip-shaking fifties and more on his sophomore release

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Benjamin Booker: Rock Star

A Florida kid from a conservative family, twenty-five-year-old Benjamin Booker may seem an unlikely candidate to lead a new wave of blues-influenced musicians. Until he gets onstage, where it’s plain to see his talent is off the charts

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Jerry Lee and Me

When the call came to write Jerry Lee Lewis’s biography, Rick Bragg knew he couldn’t say no

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The Photography of Marty Stuart

A country music icon, five-time Grammy award winner, member of the Grand Ole Opry, and a passionate photographer

The G&G Interview

Catching Up With Bill Withers

Thirty years after walking away from music, Bill Withers joins the ranks of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame royalty

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Meet Elvis Presley’s Guitar Man

Take a tour of luthier Randy Wood’s workshop

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New Music: St. Paul and the Broken Bones

Singer Paul Janeway and his bandmates are keeping Alabama’s musical legacy humming

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Patterson Hood: The Southern Springsteen

The Drive-By Truckers front man has spent two decades giving voice to the grace and grit of life in the South. With the release of the band’s twelfth album, he’s proving he still has plenty to say

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Must-Hear Music of 2013

Discover six of the year’s best albums you might have missed

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Hill Country Salute

With a new album and an old focus, the North Mississippi Allstars get back to blues basics

The G&G Interview

Rosanne Cash’s Ode to the South

The daughter of Johnny Cash opens up about the inspiration behind her new album and her favorite memory of her dad

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Shovels & Rope: Two for the Road

With a rollicking homegrown sound, the 
duo Shovels & Rope is as diggable as they come

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The Interview: Norah Jones

The Texas songbird on her latest album, Willie Nelson, and dirty jokes