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While Stanley's groups were not gospel ensembles per se, many of their songs had religious DNA. That included "Rank Strangers
His music saw a resurgence in popularity thanks to the movie "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"
As though headlining the Grand Ole Opry for the first time, Dr. Stanley was both the bandleader and narrator for the night, momentarily converting City Winery into a 21st Century urban vaudeville stage.
WASHINGTON -- House Democratic hopeful Wayne Powell has a tough fight ahead of him trying to unseat Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va
For millions of boomers passing from 50-something to 60-something, day-to-day life begins to seem like a series of small humiliations.
The Mizzone family has three talented sons and a clear star player -- 9-year-old Jonny Mizzone, who looks like a Newsie and
Beyonce's baby bump is speaking louder than any of the new releases this month. So while we wait for the flood of fall albums to descend next week, I want to spend this week playing five records that got by me earlier in the year.
John Hiatt's new album Dirty Jeans And Mudslide Hymns kicks off with a pretty universally themed song, "Damn This Town." It's true, no matter what town you grow up in, every kid can't wait to get out of it.
Interested in fiddle and banjo music, crafts, galleries, small towns and Americana? You'll find them on The Crooked Road, about 250 miles along Virginia's southwest corner.
As a rule, songs about miners haven't generally been as upbeat as the news we are watching now on CNN. So here's a largely uplifting playlist for all the miners in Chile, and all the people who love them.