Posts tagged "Steve Earle"

Greg Trooper, Singer-Songwriter, 1956-2017

Singer-songwriter Greg Trooper died Jan. 15, two days after his 61st birthday and less than two years after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Trooper, who released 13 albums over the span of 30 years, also had his songs recorded by many artists. Among them were Billy Bragg, Steve Earle (who recorded “Little Sister”), Vince Gill, Lucy Kaplansky, Robert Earl Keen, Maura O’Connell and Tom Russell. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]
ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2016 Airs on PBS Television Stations

ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2016 Airs on PBS Television Stations

Performance highlights from this year’s Americana Honors & Awards show in Nashville will be broadcast on Austin City Limits. ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2016 premieres Nov. 19 on PBS stations across the U.S. Check your local TV listings for dates and times. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]
Top Albums & Songs - June 2016 (FOLKDJ-L)

Top Albums & Songs – June 2016 (FOLKDJ-L)

Ivas John, Sarah Jarosz, Spook Handy, Ana Egge and The Sentimentals, and Shawn Colvin & Steve Earle had the most-played albums and songs on folk radio during June 2016. So say the airplay charts compiled by Richard Gillmann from radio playlists submitted to FOLKDJ-L, an electronic discussion group for DJs and others interested in all folk-based music on the radio. [The monthly top albums and songs charts are posted on AcousticMusicScene.com, with permission. To view them, click on the headline.]
Top Albums and Songs of September 2015 (FOLKDJ-L)

Top Albums and Songs of September 2015 (FOLKDJ-L)

Joy of Living: A Tribute to Ewan MacColl was the most-played album on folk radio during September 2015, closely followed by Songs of Heart and Home by Greg Blake -- who was also the month’s most-played artist. “House Carpenter” by Low Lily, the string and vocal trio formerly known as Annalivia, was September’s most-played song -- closely followed by “Get Together” by Lowell Levinger, formerly of The Youngbloods. So say charts compiled from radio playlists submitted to FOLKDJ-L, an electronic discussion group for DJs and others interested in all folk-based music on the radio. The monthly Top Albums and Songs charts are posted on AcousticMusicScene.com with permission. To view them, click on the headline.
Two Music Festivals in July Have Mass. Appeal

Two Music Festivals in July Have Mass. Appeal

Two music festivals of note take place in Massachusetts in July: The New Bedford Folk Festival (July 4-5) along the cobblestoned streets of the old whaling port city, and the Green River Festival (July 10-12) featuring music, hot air balloons and more at the community college campus in Greenfield. To continue reading this article, click on the headline.
Top Albums & Songs of September 2014 (FOLKDJ-L)

Top Albums & Songs of September 2014 (FOLKDJ-L)

Dear Jean: Artists Celebrate Jean Ritchie was the most-played album on folk radio during September 2014 according to charts compiled by Richard Gillmann from radio playlists submitted to FOLKDJ-L, an electronic discussion group for DJs and others interested in all folk-based music on the radio. The 37-track, two-CD set released by Compass Records features various artists paying homage to the Kentucky-born singer-songwriter who influenced and inspired them and who many regard as “the mother of folk.” It also was the top album in August. [Click on the headline to view the top albums and songs charts that are posted with permission on AcousticMusicScene.com.]

Nominees Named for 56th Annual Grammy Awards

Nominees in more than 80 categories have been named for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, to be presented at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Of particular interest to readers of AcousticMusicScene.com are the nominees in the American Roots Music Field. Among them, Sarah Jarosz and Steve Martin & Edie Brickell received nods in two categories. [To read the full article, click on the headline.]
Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 07-12-13

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 07-12-13

Canadian singer-songwriter Ruth Moody's These Wilder Things continues to top the Roots Music Report folk radio airplay chart this week, while Steve Earle & The Dukes (& Duchesses)' The Low Highway retains the #1 position on the roots country/ Americana chart. Both charts are posted, with permission, on AcousticMusicScene.com. [To view the current Folk and Roots country Top 50 albums charts, click on the headline.]
Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 06-28-13

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 06-28-13

Grammy Award-winning Americana singer-songwriter Patty Griffin's American Kid continues to top the Roots Music Report folk radio airplay chart this week. Steve Earle & The Dukes (& Duchesses)' The Low Highway returns to the #1 spot on the Americana-roots country chart. [To view the current Folk and Roots Country Top 50 albums charts, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 05-31-13

Singer-songwriter Patty Griffin's American Kid and Steve Earle & The Dukes (& Duchesses)' The Low Highway, both New West releases, have continued to top the Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country/Americana radio airplay charts for the past several weeks. Moving up several notches to the #2 position on each of the charts are Ruth Moody's These Wilder Things and Billy Bragg's Tooth & Nail, respectively. [To view the current Folk and Roots Country Top 50 albums charts, click on the headline.]
Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 05-10-13

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 05-10-13

Singer-songwriter Patty Griffin's American Kid tops the the Roots Music Report folk radio chart for a second week, while Steve Earle & the Dukes (& Duchesses)' The Low Highway, also a New West release, retains the #1 spot on the roots country chart. [To view the current folk and roots country radio charts, click on the headline.]
Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 05-03-13

Roots Music Report Folk and Roots Country Radio Charts, 05-03-13

Singer-songwriter Patty Griffin's American Kid moves into the #1 position on the Roots Music Report folk radio chart this week, while Steve Earle & the Dukes (& Duchesses)' The Low Highway, also a New West release, tops the roots country chart. [To view the current folk and roots country radio charts, click on the headline.]