He’s done in-depth examinations on all sorts of American traditions, including baseball, jazz, national parks, the Dust Bowl and of course the Civil War. So it’s little surprise to learn that acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns is now setting his sights on country music.
Jason Aldean, Guy Clark, Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton, Keith Whitley and The Judds were among the artists celebrated during the ACM Honors event last night in Nashville, which was hosted by Dierks Bentley. Read our review and see photos!
The Rolling Stone, CMT, and Billboard writer was well-loved by many country fans and artists, including Taylor Swift, who called him “one of my favorite journalists.”
Hank Williams has one, Miles Davis has one. So do Patsy Cline, Roy Acuff, Bob Wills, and the Carter Family. Now it’s Johnny’s turn.
He may have Alzheimer’s, but on stage Glen Campbell can still sing, charm his fans, and play guitar like the dickens. His 18-song set in Chicago was a playful, endearing run through his best-known songs.
The Library of Congress today announced that 25 songs and sound recordings have been added to the National Recording Registry.