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Lucinda Williams And Sturgill Simpson Rule Americana Awards

Williams took home the evening's top prize, Album of the Year, for Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone, while Simpson was named Artist of the Year and also landed Song of the...

Lucinda Williams & Sturgill Simpson Lead Americana Awards Nominations

Williams, Simpson and Graves will compete for the coveted Album of the Year title with Lee Ann Womack and Rhiannon Giddens, while Simpson and Williams are also in the running for Artist of...

Lucinda Williams Turns To Dad's Poetry For Song Inspiration

Singer/songwriter Lucinda Williams' new album will feature a tune inspired by the words of her poet father.Author and academic Miller Williams' Compassion has been realised in musical form by his daughter on Down Where the...

Tom Waits & Sinead O'connor Sign Up For Kickstarter Blues Album

Tom Waits, Sinead O'connor and Lucinda Williams have signed on to record tracks for a new Blind Willie Johnson tribute album - if fans fund the project online.The Blind Boys of Alabama and Rickie Lee...

Bob Dylan And Jack White's Hank Williams Tribute

Bob Dylan, Jack White and Norah Jones have recorded previously unreleased Hank Williams songs.The tracks -inspired by song ideas and lyrics in notebooks left behind in a leather briefcase by the country artist after his...

Lucinda Williams Writes About War For The First Time

LUCINDA WILLIAMS says she has written about war for the first time, on her new album 'Blessed'.LUCINDA WILLIAMS, the American country music singer-songwriter, releases her new album 'Blessed' today (1st March 2011) and the 58-year-old...

Williams Conquers Fear Of Flying

Blues star LUCINDA WILLIAMS has finally overcome her fear of flying after realising she was sacrificing her career by refusing to tour.The 58-year-old singer was once too terrified to step foot on a plane, and...

Williams Weds Onstage

American folk singer LUCINDA WILLIAMS wed her longterm fiance on Friday (18Sep09) - during a concert in Minnesota.Grammy award-winning Williams and manager Tom Overby exchanged vows in front of family, friends and fans alike as...

Country Star Kenny Chesney Tops Us Album Chart

Kenny Chesney has claimed the top spot on the Billboard 200 album chart, it has been confirmed.The country and western singer's new release Lucky Old Sun claimed the top spot with sales of 176,000 in...

By on 23 October 2008

Ryan Adams Manager Dies

FRANK CALLARI, the svengali behind the careers of RYAN ADAMS, THE MAVERICKS and LUCINDA WILLIAMS, has died. He was 55. The former hotel manager and self-employed club DJ, who passed away from natural causes, began...

Williams To Thrill Fans By Playing Through Five Albums

Country rocker LUCINDA WILLIAMS has announced plans to play five of her eight studio albums over five gigs in both New York and Los Angeles. The singer/songwriter will perform an album per night, starting with...

Williams, Griffin And Avett Bros Lead Americana Nominees

Roots stars LUCINDA WILLIAMS, PATTY GRIFFIN and THE AVETT BROTHERS are leading the nominations at this year's (07) Americana Honors and Awards with a trio of nods each. Williams is up for Album Of The...

Country Stars Jump Aboard Stagecoach

KENNY CHESNEY, BROOKS + DUNN, GEORGE STRAIT and WILLIE NELSON will headline California's new country music festival Stagecoach this May (07). The two-day weekend event, which will take place on the site of the world-famous...

Coachella Adds A Day And A Country Music Festival

America's biggest and most successful annual music festival, Coachella, will run for three days in 2007. The two-day Coachella Valley Music + Arts Festival has hosted star-studded international line-ups since its debut in the California...

Williams To Wed

Country rocker LUCINDA WILLIAMS is celebrating life through her upcoming album, after becoming engaged to a mystery man known only as TOM. The singer/songwriter admits her happy news come after years of tragedy - ending...

Williams: 'I'm Up There With Dylan'

US country star LUCINDA WILLIAMS associates herself with legends including BOB DYLAN and BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, because she believes her talents are as good as the "great writers" of music. Many stars still revere the...

Young's Message To Farm Aid Fans

NEIL YOUNG is urging music fans to continue supporting family farms in America as the FARM AID festival he helped to launch plans ahead for it's 20th year in 2005. The HEART OF GOLD...

Keith's Booking Fee: Chicken Sandwich + Guitar Strap

Rocker KEITH RICHARDS has a bizarre list of demands before he books a gig - a guitar strap, chicken sandwiches, Diet Coke, a pack of cigarettes, a chartered jet and NORAH JONES. That's all...

Richards Pays Tribute To Parsons

ROLLING STONES star KEITH RICHARDS will pay tribute to his late friend GRAM PARSONS at two star-studded charity concerts in California. The rock legend is to perform at RETURN TO SIN CITY: A TRIBUTE...

Newlywed Elvis Doubles Up

Married life has turned ELVIS COSTELLO into a workaholic - he's releasing two albums on the same day. The British pop icon wed his third wife, jazz singer DIANA KRALL, in December (03), and...

Stars Join Parsons Tribute

NORAH JONES, LUCINDA WILLIAMS and DWIGHT YOAKAM are the first crop of artists announced to honour late country rocker GRAM PARSONS with two concerts in July (04). RETURN TO SIN CITY: A TRIBUTE TO...

Lucinda Scraps Tour Plans After Mother's Death

Country star LUCINDA WILLIAMS has cancelled her upcoming American tour following the death of her mother. The FRUITS OF MY LABOR singer called off a concert in North Carolina on Sunday (07MAR04) just minutes...

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