Justin Townes Earle

Justin Townes Earle, son of musician Steve Earle and the namesake of Townes Van Zandt, is no stranger to the troubled times he sings about in his songs. The singer-songwriter struggled with drug addiction most of his life, but ultimately kicked the habit and put his life back in order. His blend of folk, blues, […]

Justin Townes Earle – Harlem River Blues

Justin Townes Earle – Harlem River Blues Justin Townes Earle – “Harlem River Blues” The first track off of his upcoming third release Harlem River Blues, this song finds Justin Townes Earle investigating the sound of the deep South, complete with a full-on gospel choir. Though the rest of the record covers more country and […]

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – Nothin’

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – Nothin’ Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – “Nothin’” This song, from the heralded Raising Sand record, has more than one Texas connection. Produced by Fort Worth native T-Bone Burnett, it is also a cover of a song by Townes Van Zandt, with the wonderful blend of Krauss and Plant’s […]

Hayes Carll – I Don’t Wanna Grow Up

Hayes Carll – I Don’t Wanna Grow Up Hayes Carll – “I Don’t Want To Grow Up” Hayes Carll is quickly becoming a Texan treasure. Originally from the Houston area, he moved to Crystal Beach, near Galveston and played haunts like the Old Quarter, the same places that his heroes Guy Clark and Townes Van […]