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Review: Rick Nelson’s “Complete Epic Recordings”

By Ken Paulson — Rick Nelson was best known as a teen idol whose family starred in The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, one of the most popular television shows of its era. But he was also one of those rare artists whose best work actually came after his hit-making and television star years. His early hits hold up well…

Hank Williams’ “Notebooks” enters Americana chart

The highest entry on this week’s Americana music chart (# 17) is “The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams,” a collection of songs built around handwritten lyrics found on the day he died. The mix of artists is remarkable, and includes Bob Dylan, Alan Jackson, Lucinda Williams, Jack White, Norah Jones, Vince Gill, Rodney Crowell, Levon Helm, Jakob Dylan, Sheryl Crow,…

Bob Dylan, Leon Russell at the Ryman

A legendary music figure took the stage at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville tonight, performing his greatest songs in faithful, spirited versions. That was Leon Russell. Of course, Bob Dylan took a different path. Born just one year apart, Russell, 69, and Dylan, 70, were a study in contrasts. Russell was determined to please. The newly-elected member of the Rock…