If you’re going to Brad Paisley’s concert this weekend in Charlotte, and the opener’s baritone sounds familiar — don’t be surprised. The voice belongs to Kannapolis native Kameron Marlowe, whose appearance you may have caught on “The Voice.” But his voice really started gaining serious traction in country music circles
An Afghan folk singer has been executed by the Taliban just days after the Islamic fundamentalist group declared that “music is forbidden in Islam,” according to his family.
Fawad Andarabi’s family told the Associated Press that he was shot dead Friday when enforcers returned to his home after earlier searching
Tom T. Hall, the singer-songwriter who composed “Harper Valley P.T.A.” and sang about life’s simple joys as country music’s consummate blue collar bard, has died. He was 85.His son, Dean Hall, confirmed the musician’s death on Friday at his home in Franklin, Tennessee. Known as “The Storyteller” for his unadorned … Read more
Joplin native singer-songwriter Cade Thompson hasn’t sat back on his laurels this past winter during the pandemic-induced downtime that had most performers worldwide twiddling their thumbs.
First, he released a well-received single “New Normal” — appropriately named for the times we live in — late last year. Next, he released
In 1993, when the world was enthralled with the new sound of grunge rock emanating from the Pacific north-west, Nanci Griffith quietly released a collection of cover songs intended to guide listeners to a network of singer-songwriters who were carrying the torch of American music.
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Nanci Griffith, a Grammy-winning singer and songwriter who kept one foot in folk and the other in country and was blessed with a soaring voice equally at home in both genres, died on Friday. She was 68.
Her death was announced by her management company, Gold Mountain Entertainment. Its statement