7 items by Beverly Keel

  • Al Kooper Serves "Coffee"

    Al Kooper Serves "Coffee" | ARTICLE

    Before today, Al Kooper hadn't put out a solo record in twenty-nine years. And it wasn't for a lack of material: The musician/producer had accumulated about 140 songs since his previous album. He cherry-picked his favorites, along...

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Mindy, Loretta Win in TN

    Mindy, Loretta Win in TN | ARTICLE

    At the Americana Honors and Awards in Nashville on Friday, country veteran Loretta Lynn took home Artist of the Year and Album of the Year for Van Lear Rose -- produced by White Stripes rocker Jack White...

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Mellencamp, Tritt Unite

    Mellencamp, Tritt Unite | ARTICLE

    Democrat John Mellencamp and Republican Travis Tritt stood on a Nashville street corner Monday to make a bi-partisan plea for political civility. The rock star and country singer were filming the video for their current duet, "What Say...

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Willie Sings for Jimmy

    Willie Sings for Jimmy | ARTICLE

    Frank Sinatra and John F. Kennedy may be the most famous president/musician buddy combo, but there is no more unusual pair than Willie Nelson and Jimmy Carter. What could the world's most famous pot smoker have in common...

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Law Screws Gay Artists

    Law Screws Gay Artists | ARTICLE

    Last year, singer Melissa Etheridge promised to love and protect her new partner, actress Tammy Lynn Michaels, until death do them part, but she may not be able to leave her songs to Michaels. U.S. copyright law discriminates...

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Sheryl Crow Nashville Bound

    Sheryl Crow Nashville Bound | ARTICLE

    Sheryl Crow is going country, or at least she's moving to the country. Crow, 41, who has homes in Los Angeles and New York, is moving to Nashville, where she says she'll live on a farm full...

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • New Album, Then Retirement for Garth

    New Album, Then Retirement for Garth | ARTICLE

    Garth Brooks said Thursday that he will retire from the music industry after releasing an album next spring. "I'm here to announce my retirement," Brooks said at a Nashville press conference as his voice broke with emotion....

    October 26, 2000 12:00 AM ET