Linda Ronstadt Duets Album Released April 8

Linda Ronstadt has collaborated with some of the most legendary artists across genres, including Aaron Neville, Frank Sinatra, James Taylor, Dolly Parton and more. Rhino will bring together 14 of her most memorable partnerships along with a previously unreleased collaboration with Laurie Lewis for Linda Ronstadt Duets, a new collection created with the help of [...] Read More

Ralph Stanley & Elton John: Country Is Rockin’

Jaw-dropping. There’s probably not a better phrase to describe an all-star band that’s being put together by producer T Bone Burnett. Bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley, who sung the Grammy-winning “O Death” on T Bone’s O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, will share the stage with keyboard players Elton John and Leon Russell, eclectic rocker Elvis Costello, Americana artist Neko Case and actor Jeff Bridges under the banner T Bone Burnett’s Speaking Clock Revue. They’ll be assembled Oct. 24 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif., during the second day of Neil Young’s annual Bridge School Benefit. The rock-and-country mix in T Bone’s ensemble is reflective of the multi-genre texture of the event’s larger lineup. Country-rock pioneers Buffalo Springfield will reunite for the weekend, and country’s Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson will play the same stage as Americana’s Lucinda Williams, classic-rockers Jackson Browne and Billy Idol, and modern-rock bands Pearl Jam and Modest Mouse. The link between country artists and their pop and rock peers is strong these days. And it’s in full force in a lot of ways. Among other notable examples: Read More

Trace Adkins, Tim McGraw To Take Part in CNN Gulf Relief Telethon

Trace Adkins and Tim McGraw will appear on CNN’s Larry King Live tonight at 8 PM/ET for a special two hour telethon, Disaster in the Gulf: How You Can Help. Trace and Tim will join celebrities Chelsea Handler, Sting, Cameron Diaz, Kathy Griffin, Justin Bieber, Alyssa Milano, Robert Redford, Harry Connick Jr., Jenny McCarthy, Melania [...] Read More