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Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris Release Box Set

March 14, 2016

A release date has officially been announced for a long-rumored collection that closes the book on one of the most successful collaborative music projects of the last half of the 20th century. On September 9th, Rhino will issue The Complete Trio Collection,...


Flashback: See Dolly Parton Duet With Harris, Ronstadt

May 8, 2015

Through the years, artists of every musical genre have paid tribute to moms in song — and with Mother's Day this weekend, here's your reminder to buy a card — including, most recently Garth Brooks, who cut the Wynn Varble-Don Sampson tune...


Hear Sam Outlaw and Ry Cooder Revive Mariachi Country

March 10, 2015

"You can't spend much time in Southern California without being influenced by Mexican-American culture," says Sam Outlaw, whose debut album takes its cues from both sides of the border.  Due out this summer on Six Shooter Records, Angeleno pairs...


Nirvana Reunite, Kiss Are Civil at Hall of Fame

April 11, 2014

It was exactly midnight when Joan Jett walked onstage with the surviving members of Nirvana and tore into the opening chords of "Smells Like Teen Spirit." By that point, the capacity crowd at Brooklyn's Barclays Center had witnessed a long evening full...


Chuck D on Kiss: 'They Deserve to be Inducted' in Rock Hall

April 10, 2014

Public Enemy's Chuck D had high praise for Kiss ahead of their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, telling Billboard, "Personally, I always felt Kiss deserved to be inducted." While ostensibly just high praise from one of last year's inductees...


U2, Everly Brothers Enter National Recording Registry

April 2, 2014

The Library of Congress' National Recording Registry has unveiled its latest crop of inductions. Among the 25 eclectic recordings deemed "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" are U2's landmark LP The Joshua Tree, the Everly Brothers'...


Linda Ronstadt Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis

August 24, 2013

Linda Ronstadt revealed on Friday that she is suffering from Parkinson's disease, which has left her unable to sing. In an interview with AARP Magazine, the 67-year-old folk-rock veteran said that she had been diagnosed with the disease eight months...


Johnny Cash Won't Back Down

October 26, 2000

On a sunlit afternoon, Johnny Cash sits in a large, comfortable chair in the Hendersonville, Tennessee, house he's shared with his wife, June Carter Cash, for more than thirty years. He's reflecting on his life. In 1997, he announced that he was struggling...


Rock Meets Politics in 1976

September 9, 1976

Consider the following words spoken by a major Democratic party power broker in May: "I will make a statement and I will back a candidate. It will come in the next few weeks when all the primaries are over and after I look over all the candidates and...


Parton, Harris and Ronstadt to Compile Lost 'Trio' Tracks

April 1, 2015

The first time Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt sang together, they knew they had something special that needed to be captured on record. But with three of the hottest solo careers going in the Seventies, various record label tangles to...


Hear Linda Ronstadt Duet With Joe Ely on Lost Track

December 30, 2014

A long-lost duet from Texas singer-songwriter Joe Ely and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame vocalist Linda Ronstadt has been unearthed after more than 25 years. "Where Is My Love," which Ely has been playing live for a number of years, was recorded with...


Stevie Nicks on Kiss: 'They Should Have Played'

April 11, 2014

Fleetwood Mac frontwoman Stevie Nicks paid tribute to Linda Ronstadt at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony Thursday night, along with an all-star lineup of women Ronstadt influenced, as Ronstadt was unable to make an appearance herself....


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio to Take Over SiriusXM's Classic Vinyl

April 10, 2014

SiriusXM's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio channel will move from its normal home on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App to the Classic Vinyl station, channel 26, starting Thursday April 10th at 5 p.m. ET, and running through Sunday, April 13th. During...


Vote for the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

October 16, 2013

The nominees for the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are in, and for the second consecutive year, the public gets to vote alongside the artists, historians and music industry insiders of the Rock Hall voting body. From now until December 10th, fans can...


Shoddy and Nice Holiday Releases

December 13, 2000

Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer but can't choose from the glut of holiday-themed albums? Well, from Christina Aguilera's tarted-up carols to mambafied December ditties, here is our guide to the good, the bad . . . and the downright ridiculous...


Honky-Tonk Men: George Jones and Keith Richards Pair Up

May 5, 1994

To some, it might have seemed like just another superduet. But Keith Richards was pretty damned excited. "This is an amazing collection of people," he announced as he traded quick grins and affectionate jokes with George Jones during a brief photo session...