“The Best Song You’ve Never Heard” is celebrating the holidays this December, kicking off with a duo that rekindled reunion rumors with a Christmas song.
For their second collaboration in 14 years, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss leaned on Fort Worth-bred producer T Bone Burnett.
Working in the same building as the North Texas PBS station has its benefits. Remember when we told you about Live From The Artists Den? KXT listeners will want this tip: FRONT ROW CENTER starts April 7 at midnight and runs weekly on Channel 13. Full line up below. Save the dates for artists you might… Read more »
First Listen: Gregg Allman, ‘Low Country Blues’
Elvis Costello – National Ransom Elvis Costello – “National Ransom” This title track from Costello’s new record once again teams the singer/songwriter with legendary producer T-Bone Burnett for a rocking good time. The song’s lyrics rail against the government, Wall Street and other frequent targets of Costello’s angst, amid a backdrop of screaming guitar and… Read more »
Sahara Smith – “The Real Thing” Sahara Smith, who headlines KXT 91.7’s Concert on the Square tomorrow night, recently released her debut record, helmed by T-Bone Burnett. This track, the lead single, shows her smoky vocals and understated, bluesy style. Reminiscent of Lucinda Williams, Bonnie Raitt, and early Sheryl Crow, Sahara Smith is a rising… Read more »
Sahara Smith – “The Real Thing” This 21-year-old starlet just released her debut record Myth of the Heart, which was crafted under the watchful eye of Fort Worth native T-Bone Burnett. Her sultry vocals and understated, powerful band help create a stunning first record. She kicks off the KXT 91.7 Concert in the Square series… Read more »
John Mellencamp – No Better Than This John Mellencamp – “No Better Than This” Mellencamp decided to take his music back to the roots of American folk on his latest record No Better Than This, produced by Fort Worth’s seemingly ubiquitous T-Bone Burnett. While on tour with Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan, he recorded at… Read more »
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… Read more »
Jakob Dylan – “Nothing But The Whole Wide World” Mr. Zimmerman’s son follows up his first post-Wallflowers solo record Seeing Things with Women & Country, an EP that previews his upcoming full-length of the same name. This song features the background vocals of Neko Case and Kelly Hogan and the production work of Fort Worth native T-Bone… Read more »