Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Jerry Jeff Walker—and now Junior Brown? The former community college teacher is the latest outlaw to hijack Texas country music, and he may be the greatest.
Steve Earle feels alright.
Beloved by bubbas and the Butthole Surfers alike, 350-pound yodeler Don Walser is country’s current cross-generational king of cool.
Willie Nelson may not be a radio staple anymore, but a new tribute album recorded by some of rock’s coolest stars shows that his music is still moving to them.
When country hunk Billy Ray Cyrus his megahit “Achy Breaky Heart” in 1992, country dancing—or at least a modern version of it—returned to vogue. Cyrus’ novelty song was released with a video that showed a line dance specifically created for the song, and—in a flashback to the Urban Cowboy craze of
Dorsett 221 near Buda is the place where a driver is always king of the castle.
The survivor of a long and torturous journey, George Jones stands alone as the greatest country singer alive.
Willie Nelson’s Fourth of July Picnic at Carl’s Corner was the picnic to end all picnics. It did just that.
George Jones really lives the way he says he lives in the songs he sings.
The imminent demise of Austin’s famed music hall already has Texans singing the Armadillo homesick blues.
Love beads are out at rock concerts these days.
That’s what country music is, and that’s why it plays in Peoria.