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Martha Hume

Reporter

  • Almost Blue

    Elvis Costello's interest in country music has been widely publicized, both by the inclusion of the odd country song in live performances and by duets with his country-music hero, George Jones. Therefore, the fact that he'd want to cut an entire album of country tunes and even travel to Nashville to get Billy, Sherrill to […]

    • Album Reviews
  • 'Women Are Human, Just Exactly Like a Man': The Lost Loretta Lynn Interview

    In a 1977 interview now published online for the first time, the late country legend orders pork skins, hangs out with her fan club, relates to Marilyn Monroe, and visits her coal mining hometown of Butcher Hollow

    • From the Archives
  • The Troublemaker

    If anyone is still dubious about the extent of Willie Nelson's success and influence, any of these six albums will serve to convince that he has become a model for country singer/songwriters. The Troublemaker, Nelson's latest release, was actually recorded for Atlantic almost three years ago Sales of his two previous albums for that label […]

    • Music