Waylon Jennings

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash Album ‘Out Among the Stars’ To Be Released in March

‘Out Among the Stars’ is an album Cash recorded in the early 1980s with producer Billy Sherrill that was shelved and never released. The 12-track album includes a duet with Waylon Jennings and two with June Carter Cash.

12/10/2013

(Christopher Polk/Mike Lawrie/Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Eric Church, Zac Brown & the Increasingly Blurred Lines Between Rock & Country

Today’s rock charts showcase folk, indie, and electronic sounds, while in country, artists like Church, Brown, and Jason Aldean are aiming for a louder, more guitar-driven sound. Is this the future of the format?

11/12/2013

Sheryl Crow classic country albums video

Radio.com Essentials: Perusing the Classic Country Stacks With Sheryl Crow

Sheryl Crow sat down with Radio.com and perused our vinyl collection to discuss country legends like Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynette and George Jones, who have been important to her as an artist.

09/10/2013

Outlaws-album-cover

RIP Tompall Glaser, Key Architect Of Country’s ‘Outlaw’ Sound

One of the more influential country artists of the 1960s and ’70s, Tompall Glaser, passed away Tuesday (Aug. 13), after a long illness. He was 79. If his name doesn’t ring a bell for the […]

08/14/2013

'Cowboy' Jack Clement in 2013

RIP ‘Cowboy’ Jack Clement – Songwriter, Producer & Country Music Hall Of Famer

The legendary Nashville producer and songwriter worked with icons from Jerry Lee and Johnny Cash to Don Williams, Charley Pride, and Waylon Jennings. “The outlaws were folks I could relate to.”

08/08/2013

born free jacket dolly parton collection

R.I.P. Chet Flippo, Renowned Author & County Music Champion

The Rolling Stone, CMT, and Billboard writer was well-loved by many country fans and artists, including Taylor Swift, who called him “one of my favorite journalists.”

06/19/2013

Jamey Johnson

Jamey Johnson Brings ‘Outlaw’ Originals, Classic Covers To A Packed Joe’s Bar In Chicago

He’s had hit radio singles, has a strong fan base, and can regularly sell out clubs. But in spirit and in sound, Jamey Johnson is far closer to traditional country than just about any artist working today.

02/10/2013