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Watch Maddie & Tae Turn the Tables on Bros in New Video

New duo Maddie & Tae all but cut purveyors of bro country off at the knees with their debut single “Girl in a Country Song” The tongue-in-cheek hip-shaker transparently references decidedly non-feminist lyrics from artists like Florida Georgia Line Jason Aldean Billy Currington and Blake Shelton When Rolling Stone Country…

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Flashback: Johnny Cash’s ‘Hurt’ Feels MTV Love

With its vulnerable unflinching depiction of Johnny Cash’s deteriorating health the video for Cash’s stark interpretation of Nine Inch Nails’ “Hurt” captured the attention of not only the country community but the entire music industry Even MTV then still in the throes of Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera recognized the…

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Dolly Parton Welcomes Families ‘Home’ to Tennessee — Exclusive Video

In 1973 Dolly Parton wrote and first recorded “My Tennessee Mountain Home” painting an indelible picture of her rural birthplace Since that time the song has become not only a signature tune for the singer-songwriter but also the perfect musical accompaniment to the scenic natural wonder that is the Great…

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Eli Young Band Kick Up ‘Dust’ on ‘Letterman’

Casual fans who came to the Eli Young Band via their Number One ballad “Crazy Girl” may mistakenly consider the group — made up of singer Mike Eli guitarist James Young bassist Jon Jones and drummer Chris Thompson — purveyors of mid-tempo fare But the quartet who earned a Grammy…

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Nirvana’s Reunion Honored ‘Queer, Feminist Scene,’ St. Vincent Says

In a new interview St Vincent explained that she agreed to take part in Nirvana’s reunion performances at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and at a small Brooklyn club this past April — when she and three other women sang Kurt Cobain’s parts of songs — because she felt it paid…

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Watch Skrillex Teach Ron Howard How to DJ at Made in America Fest

Over the past two years Jay Z’s Made in America festival has brought together diverse lineups including Pearl Jam Beyoncé Haim and Skrillex But what happens when these artists actually get a chance to mingle backstage? In a clip from a new documentary that attempts to tell the festival’s story the…

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PawnShop Kings Perform ‘Make Me Whole’ — Video Premiere

Brothers Joel and Scott Owen of country duo PawnShop kings were born in Texas but spent most of their lives between Southern California and Arkansas which explains their marriage of pop-rock and rootsy country 10 Artists You Need to Know PawnShop kings “Growing up here by the ocean and on the family…

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Spoon’s Britt Daniel Chased by Eerie Force in ‘Do You’ Video

Spoon’s sharp new single “Do You” now has an unsettling slow-moving music video – thanks to director Hiro Murai The clip premiered via the Urban Outfitters blog as part of their UO Music Video Series finds frontman Britt Daniel and a wistful-eyed backseat female cruising aimlessly through a city rampaged by an…

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Stream Lincoln Center’s Star-Studded Pete Seeger Memorial Concert

Folk icon and civil rights activist Pete Seeger – who popularized songs like “If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song)” “Turn! Turn! Turn!” and “We Shall Overcome” – died at age 94 in January less than a year after his wife Toshi passed away As a tribute to the couple…

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Mick Jagger Opens Up About L’Wren Scott, James Brown Biopic

Mick Jagger has opened up for the first time about life after the death of his girlfriend L’Wren Scott in a Today interview about Get On Up the upcoming James Brown biopic that he coproduced “I’m doing OK” he said “It’s difficult Very hard year But I got back into…

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Blackberry Smoke Bust Out of a ‘One Horse Town’ – Video Premiere

Taking cues from the era of album-oriented Southern rock — not to mention cutting their teeth on club and arena stages nationwide night after night — perhaps the only thing surprising about Blackberry Smoke dropping a double-live album is that it didn’t happen sooner Certainly card-carrying members of the band’s…

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Flashback: Dolly Parton Busts a Rhyme

It’s safe to say that it was a first for Dolly Parton when she was introduced as “one of the baddest rappers in the game” during the first season of the Queen Latifah Show In October of 2013 Parton slayed the audience of the new talk show with a big…

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