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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Arts & Culture

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


New Music: St. Paul and the Broken Bones

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


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


Must-Hear Music of 2013

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


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


The Interview: Norah Jones

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


Soul Shakers: Alabama Shakes

Led by a voice that’s pure heart, 
the Alabama Shakes hold firm to their roots


Classic Country: the Louvin Brothers

A new memoir takes us backstage with the Louvin Brothers


The Brothers Avett

Scott and Seth Avett play some 200 gigs a year, but when the music stops, there’s no place they’d rather be than their North Carolina home


The Secret Sisters: Old Time Soul

The Secret Sisters bring a throwback sound and sensibility to Nashville


Gone Country: Darius Rucker

Listen to a track from Darius Rucker’s new album, Charleston, SC 1966


Punch Rock

Blending bluegrass with a range of styles, mandolin player Chris Thile and the Punch Brothers are pushing the boundaries of acoustic music


Who Do You Love

A true story of music, magic, and a long night in the desert with Bo Diddley

The G&G Interview

Miranda Lambert – The New Queen of Country

Marshall Chapman sits down with singer-songwriter Miranda Lambert


Living Legends of Jazz

Come hell or high water, New Orleans plays on