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Holly George-Warren

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  • To Lefty from Willie

    Hailing from a state known for trailblazing country, Lefty Frizzell and Willie Nelson are Texas' most distinctive sons in the singing and songwriting departments. After penning and crooning some of honky-tonk's finest songs —and inspiring Nelson to play music back when his nickname was still Booger Red — Frizzell died a broken man in 1975. […]

    • Music
  • Silver Lining

    Bonnie starts her own Big Easy party every April, a riot of diverse roots-music sounds known as Jazz Fest busts out in New Orleans; Bonnie Raitt's superb Silver Lining sounds like it could have been recorded in the middle of it. Raitt and producers Mitchell Froom and Tchad Blake clearly had fun together in the […]

    • Album Reviews
  • My Name Is Holly. I am an eBay Addict.

    Or, how music memorabilia can replace sex, drugs, and rock and roll

    • (Sub)Culture
  • A.M.

    Gram Parsons had a vision back in the '60s. With his International Submarine Band, Flying Burrito Brothers and later as a solo artist, he blazed the trail for pot-smokin', free-thinkin' rock & roll boys (and girls) to play real-deal C&W. More than 20 years after Parsons' death, Wilco are following that dream. Wilco were spawned […]

    • Album Reviews
  • Q&A: Chrissie Hynde

    Rolling Stone interviews Pretenders frontwoman

    • Music
  • Hat Full Of Stars

    Nearly 10 years ago, Cyndi Lauper broke new ground as a zestful, zany pop diva with her hit-packed debut, She's So Unusual. Now, with her fourth — and most ambitious — album, Hat Full of Stars, a more serious Lauper has returned with a fresh sound that mixes '60s soul, '70s funk, '80s pop and […]

    • Album Reviews