GAC Album Review: Jamey Johnson’s Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran

Leave it to Jamey Johnson, one of traditional country music’s leading torchbearers, to assemble one of the most impressive call sheets in recent memory to honor his friend; the late, great songwriter, Hank Cochran. On Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran, available October 16, Jamey pulls together a guest list made up [...] Read More

Willie Nelson Gets Personal & Opinionated in New Book

Willie Nelson will release Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die, a book about his life on the road as a music man, on November 13. In the book, Willie talks about his greatest influences and the things that are most important to him, while celebrating his family, friends and colleagues who have [...] Read More

Jessi Colter & Jamey Johnson to Play Benefit Concert September 29

Waylon Jennings‘ widow, artist Jessi Colter, and Waylon’s band, Waymore’s Blues Band, along with Jamey Johnson, will play a benefit concert, ‘Full Moon Full Life,’ on September 29 in Normandy, Tennessee. The concert will benefit pancreatic cancer research at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and Johns Hopkins Medicine. The event, as well as Jamey [...] Read More

Jamey Johnson to Release Hank Cochran Tribute Album

Jamey Johnson has teamed up with some of the biggest names in country music for his new album which doubles as a tribute to legendary singer/songwriter Hank Cochran. Livin’ For a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran is set for an October 16 release but will first be available on vinyl beginning September 25. Hank [...] Read More

Reba, Garth Brooks, Taylor Swift Presented With ACM Honors

Artists, music industry elite and country music fans turned out for the Academy of Country Music’s 5th Annual ACM Honors, an evening dedicated to recognizing special honorees and off-camera category winners from the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on September 19. Hosted by Joe Nichols, the event was held at the historic Ryman [...] Read More