Let’s raise a Stetson to Don Williams, the king of smooth, old-school country, born on May 27, 1939 in the Texas town of Floydada, and still going strong.
Elvis Costello will play his first-ever solo headline dates at New York’s hallowed Carnegie Hall next month, titled ‘The Last Year of My Youth’.
Ella’s announced that her long-awaited solo debut single is coming soon. ‘If I Go’ will be released by Virgin/EMI, produced by Jarred Rogers.
Mary Chapin Carpenter has been a songwriting treasure for more than 25 years and she’s announced a UK visit in September to play four concerts.
Sir Paul McCartney has had to cancel his tour of Japan after he contracted a virus.
An all star concert to celebrate 75 years of Blue Note Records is now available on the National Public Radio web site (Blue Note at 75, The Concert).
Chuck Berry is a 2014 Polar Music Prize laureate. The million kronor prize was founded by Stig 'Stikkan' Anderson, the publisher and manager of ABBA.