Country-rock

(L-R) Eric Church, Dave Grohl, Zac Brown (photo by Christopher Polk/Mike Lawrie/Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Eric Church, Zac Brown & the Increasingly Blurred Lines Between Rock & Country

Today’s rock charts showcase folk, indie, and electronic sounds, while in country, artists like Church, Brown, and Jason Aldean are aiming for a louder, more guitar-driven sound. Is this the future of the format?

11/13/2013

April Storm Dumps Snow Across Northeastern U.S.

RIP Chris Ethridge, Bassist With Flying Burrito Brothers, Willie Nelson

The music world lost another key player yesterday. Chris Ethridge, songwriter and bassist with country-rock pioneers the Flying Burrito Brothers, longtime session musician, and a member of Willie Nelson’s band, passed away. He was 65.

04/24/2012

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RIP Levon Helm of The Band

Levon Helm, drummer and vocalist of country-rooted rock group The Band and occasional actor (Coal Miner’s Daughter), lost his decade-long battle with cancer today at the age of 71.

04/19/2012

L-R: George Harrison, Johnny Cash, Roger McGuinn, Bob Dylan. (MARIA BASTONE/AFP/Getty Images)

Today in Music History: Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash Record “Girl from the North Country”

On this day in 1969, two of rock and roll’s pioneers and bona fide legends got together for a historic recording session in Nashville. Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash got together to record some material […]

02/17/2012

Musician Johnny Clark of Pure Prairie League (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Three Best Country Rock Love Songs

Love is like a prison from which I want to break free. But, if I were to stick around, you’d be the one for me. (Hey! That rhymes!) So goes the story line of the […]

02/10/2012

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