What’s the secret to writing a great country song? Which comes first, music or lyrics? Looking to answer these and other questions, we gathered a group of singer-songwriters—Guy Clark, Robert Earl Keen, Sonny Throckmorton, Patty Griffin, and Jack Ingram—set out a couple guitars, and let the tape roll.
August 1, 2009 | by John Spong | Feature
That was the recipe for this year’s South by Southwest Music and Media Conference. Here’s how it all cooked up.
May 1, 1997 | by Jason Cohen | Feature
“Unwound,” “The Chair,” and “Easy Come, Easy Go” have all sprung from the powerful pen of Dean Dillon.
May 21, 2014 | by John Spong | Dynamic Duos