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Songwriter John D. Loudermilk Dead At 82

Loudermilk, whose songs Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye, Tobacco Road and Indian Reservation landed him a place in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, passed away on Wednesday (21Sep16), according to his...

Emmylou Harris Shining Light On World Refugee Crisis With Tour

The veteran singer is among the stars heading out on the road for Lampedusa: Concerts for Refugees, a trek hosted by the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS). The organisation works in more than...

Iconic Singer/songwriter Guy Clark Dies

The country and folk musician, who had struggled with ill health in recent years, passed away at his Nashville, Tennessee home early on Tuesday (17May16), according to a statement posted on his official...

Dolly Parton & Emmylou Harris Hoping To Continue Working With Linda Ronstadt

The ladies have released two hit albums as The Trio and a third album is scheduled for September (16), and although Ronstadt's health issues mean she'll never be able to tour or sing...

Kesha To Headline Dylan Fest

Just hours after it emerged the Tik Tok singer may be making a surprise appearance at this weekend's Coachella festival in California, her name has been added to the Dylan Fest celebration of...

Cyndi Lauper 'Respectfully' Covers Country Music Icon

Pink-haired '80s pop icon Cyndi is not known for her country style, but wanted to reference the genre on her new album which is titled Detour. Her new record is a compilation of 12...

Cyndi Lauper Turns To Nashville Greats For New Country Album

The Girls Just Wanna Have Fun hitmaker has teamed up with Nashville greats like Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill and Willie Nelson to record a series of new tracks for Detour, an album she...

Joan Baez Nearly Quit Music Over Voice Troubles

The veteran musician admits her vocals suffered over the years and her voice changed beyond recognition, and she feared she would never sing again. "I was going to quit singing a few...

Emmylou Harris Gets Emotional At Polar Music Prize Ceremony

The veteran singer, along with Scottish percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie, received the award from His Majesty King Carl XVI during the lavish ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall, which featured a string of...

Aretha Franklin To Lead White House Gospel Concert

The veteran star will take to the stage at the official residence of U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday (14Apr15) for the special event, which is part of the In...

Emmylou Harris Lands 2015 Polar Music Prize

The veteran singer will share Sweden's prestigious music honour with Scottish percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie, who has been deaf since the age of 12. Harris tells Billboard.com, "Every day brings a new...

Stars Line Up For Emmylou Harris Tribute Show

Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson and Martina Mcbride are among the stars lining up to salute veteran singer Emmylou Harris at a special tribute concert next year (15).Singers including Mavis Staples, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Lucinda Williams,...

Emmylou Harris And Vince Gill To Lead Hall Of Fame Tribute To Everly Brothers

Emmylou Harris and Vince Gill are among the star-studded musicians who have been tapped to pay homage to the Everly Brothers at an upcoming tribute concert at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.In July...

Joan Osbourne & Emmylou Harris To Headline All-women Festival At Sea

Joan Osbourne, Emmylou Harris and Heart are hitting the high seas in November (14) for an all-woman cruise.The Grammy Festival at Sea: Women Who Rock event will set sail from Miami, Florida on 4 November...

Linda Ronstadt Praises Emmylou Harris For Parkinson's Support

Singer Linda Ronstadt has thanked fellow veteran star Emmylou Harris for keeping her spirits up during dark days as she battles Parkinson's disease.The multi-Grammy Award winner revealed last year (13) that she has been diagnosed...

Emmylou Harris Lands Plea Deal In Hit-and-run Case

Veteran country star Emmylou Harris has been ordered to pay $5,000 (£3,330) to a motorist involved in her alleged hit-and-run accident last year (12).The singer, 66, was charged with a misdemeanour in January (13), almost...

Emmylou Harris And Shovels & Rope Honoured At Americana Awards

Veteran singer Emmylou Harris and folk duo Shovels & Rope were double winners at the 2013 Americana Music Honors & Awards on Wednesday (18Sep13), taking home two prizes each.Harris and her longtime collaborator Rodney Crowell...

Folk You! Emmylou Harris Denies Hit-and-run Attack In Court

Emmylou Harris has entered a plea of "not guilty" after being charged with a hit-and-run attack in October. The legendary country singer, songwriter and backing vocalist was charged when police deemed she had crashed her...

Emmylou Harris Charged With Hit And Run

Country star Emmylou Harris has been charged with a hit and run following a car accident in October (12).The singer reportedly bumped her rental car into another vehicle on a freeway in Los Angeles on...

Dan Auerbach, Emmylou Harris And Kris Kristofferson To Play Tribute Gig

The Black Keys star Dan Auerbach and country legends Emmylou Harris and Kris Kristofferson are among the artists taking part in a tribute show in honour of singer/songwriter and producer Cowboy Jack Clement.The stars will...

Grammys Week Tribute For Bruce Springsteen Features Neil Young, Mumford And Sons

All eyes will be on Bruce Springsteen during Grammy’s week, as the New Jersey rocker will be the recipient of the MusiCares Person of the Year award. To celebrate the honour, a Bruce Springsteen tribute...

Emmylou Harris Investigated For Alleged Hit And Run

Country star Emmylou Harris was investigated by officials in California following an October (12) car crash, according to a U.S. report.The singer allegedly bumped her car into another vehicle on a freeway in Los Angeles...

Emmylou Harris Investigated For Suspected Hit And Run

Singer Emmylou Harris could potentially be facing some pretty hefty charges, after it emerged that she is being investigated for a suspected hit and run case in Los Angeles, TMZ reports.The multi-Grammy winning artist...

Emmylou Harris Joins Animal Welfare Campaign

Country star Emmylou Harris has joined forces with animal welfare charity Crossroad Campus to team up abandoned pets with disadvantaged youths and adults.The singer and animal lover regularly hosts dog adoption days and benefit concerts,...

Emmylou Harris Launches Doggie Festival Woofstock

Country music star Emmylou Harris has launched a new festival initiative to raise funds for her animal shelter.The animal-loving star will headline the inaugural Woofstock event at The Woods Ampitheatre in Fontanel, Tennessee on 18...

Pete Seeger To Release All-star Duets

Folk legend Pete Seeger has teamed up with stars including Bruce Springsteen and Emmylou Harris for an album of duets.Steve Earle, Dar Williams and Rage Against The MAChine rocker Tom Morello have also recorded collaborations...

Kitty Wells Death Sparks Tributes From Country Greats

The death of country music singer Kitty Wells has been reported by the Los Angeles Times today (July 17, 2012). Kitty, 92, was one of the first influential and successful female country singers, who scored...

Reba Mcentire Headlining International Festival Of Country Music

Reba McEntire, Ricky Skaggs and Little Big Town will headline the London leg of the International Festival of Country Music. The festival will see the county stars transplanted from their spiritual home of Nashville, Tennessee...

Emmylou Harris Talks Life On The Tour Bus

Emmylou Harris - The American country musician and multiple Grammy Award winner Emmylou Harris, says she wouldn't swap life on the tour bus for a private jet, reports the Huffington Post. Harris has described herself...

Emmylou Harris Writes Tribute Track For Mccarrigle

Country legend Emmylou Harris has told of her heartache over the death of Kate Mcgarrigle last year (10), insisting she is still devastated about losing the woman she loved like a sister.The singer/songwriter was at...

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