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My Independence Day message

Source: WND

As I have written about briefly in the past, I was an off-the-charts radical leftist as a young man. Why? Partly because I was confused about the way the world works, partly because I was always interested in maximizing liberty, partly because I always detested establishment, ruling-class oligarchs having their way with the people. I had an enlightening conversation with my friend Michael Savage yesterday. We both saw it the same way. While our political, moral and ideologic ...
Full article at: WND Jul 3 2014, 7:09pm CDT
 


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Great Quotations: Old Crow Medicine Show On Bob Dylan And Country Music

Source: American Songwriter

“Country music has a lot to learn form Bob Dylan. Country music has learned a lot from Bob Dylan already. Bob Dylan might be the most important country music maker in the 20th century. He may be the most influential country musician. But we don’t know it. We think it’s Hank [Williams Sr.].He’s America’s master songwriter. Country is reliant on song, much more so than other genres. It’s all about the song in Nashville, so it’s all about Bob Dylan. Because Bob Dy ...
Full article at: American Songwriter Jul 1 2014, 11:23am CDT
 

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Rosanne Cash Testifies Before Congress; RCA Studio A May be Sold; Larry Sparks Celebrates 50 Years in Music

Source: The 9513

Rosanne Cash is testifying on behalf of the Americana Music Association before the House Judiciary Committee today in support of artists’ rights. Here is a transcript of her testimony. The whole thing is worth a read, and the fact that 600,000 song streams on a music subscription site earned Cash only $114 is mind-boggling. Stream The Levon Helm Band’s The Midnight Ramble Sessions, Vol. 3, which Helm’s estate is relea ...
Full article at: The 9513 Jun 25 2014, 9:56am CDT
 

AmericanaFest Lineup Announced; Bluegrass Nights at the Ryman Resume; Album Releases

Source: The 9513

The Hattiesburg American reports that the Coca-Cola building in Philadelphia, Mississippi is being transformed into a warehouse associated with the proposed Marty Stuart Center. When it opens, the Center will hold Stuart’s collection of country music memorabilia. Ruthie Foster will release Promise of a New Day on August 19. USA Today premiered one of the tracks, “Singing the Blues.” On July 3, The Clay Hess Band will release thei ...
Full article at: The 9513 Jun 24 2014, 7:02am CDT
 

WWE NXT: Full Preview, Rumors and More for June 19

Source: Bleacher Report

Welcome to Bleacher Report's preview for the June 19 episode of NXT on the WWE Network. Spoilers are already out there, but if you want to know what will happen without having the matches spoiled for you, you're in the right place. This is the third of a four-week block of shows WWE taped at the end of May and will feature five matches with varying degrees of excitement. In women's wrestling action, we will see Alexa Bliss take on Sasha Banks. Banks and Cha ...
Full article at: Bleacher Report Jun 19 2014, 4:43am CDT
 

Daily Discovery: Rachel James, “Edge Of Me”

Source: American Songwriter

Rachel James is the kind of artist who tries to encompass the human experience in her work. When Rachel recorded her symphonic pop EP Edge of Me, she intended it to be more than just music. She designed the EP to accompany a variety of artists working in different mediums, creating an experience that both explores the beauty of humanity and celebrates artists that often remain under the radar. ARTIST: Rachel James SONG: Edge of Me BIRTHD ...
Full article at: American Songwriter Jun 18 2014, 10:08am CDT
 

James Alan Shelton Passes Away; PEN New England Honors Kris Kristofferson; Song Premieres

Source: The 9513

Guitarist James Alan Shelton (one of Ralph Stanley’s Clinch Mountain Boys) passed away yesterday after a short battle with cancer. Peter Cooper (Tennessean), Robert K. Oermann (MusicRow) Chuck Dauphin (Billboard), and Edd Hurt (Nashville Scene) penned obituaries for steel guitar great Weldon Myrick. Yesterday NPR took a look at Bobbie Gentry’s classic “Ode to Billie Joe.” Kelly Dearmore put together a list ...
Full article at: The 9513 Jun 4 2014, 10:17am CDT
 

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