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Roxy Music’s “Avalon”

Nineteen eighty-two was a time when predictions of the death of album rock and the tandem ascendance of MTV and CHR (Contemporary Hits Radio...


Jack Emerson, 1961-2003

On November 22, 2003, one of Nashville's best-loved visionaries in the rock and alt-country communities, Jack Emerson, passed away from a heart attack.


Heartworn Highways

During the early 1970s, while rock music was shooting for the arenas and pop was entering a seemingly committed phase of disposable one-hit wonders,...


Jack Clement

Not too many people can claim to have worked with a range of artists that includes legendary rocker Jerry Lee Lewis, singer/songwriter Townes Van...


Remembering Sam Phillips

“He potentially changed every life on this planet simply by recording music. I certainly have other heroes in life, but I've never met a...


Radio! Radio!

In the late '70s, radio began to look like a buy for investors and large companies, and soon, it's spirit seemed to suffocate under...

Live Sound


One of the strongest debut releases to emerge from the R&B world during the past couple of years is Acoustic Soul by Atlanta-based artist...


Gus Dudgeon, 1942-2002

On July 21, 2002, the music world lost one of its finest production talents when Gus Dudgeon and his wife Sheila died in a...


Composer Spotlight

Film composer Gary Chang has always had an active interest in ambient and minimalist music and the possibilities of expanding the potential of the...


American Roots on PBS

It's a great time for American Roots music. With the multi-Platinum success of the soundtrack for O Brother, Where Art Thou? and accelerating interest


Billy Bob Thornton

If you are going to add music, the key is that it should support the emotion that you are already feeling. When you get...