countryandwestern:

Roger Miller would’ve been 77 today. 
Illo by joshuae.

I’m late but this drawing is wonderful. 

countryandwestern:

Roger Miller would’ve been 77 today. 

Illo by joshuae.

I’m late but this drawing is wonderful. 

countryandwestern:

Conceived in 2002 and in the works since 2007, The Carter Family: Don’t Forget This Song is a graphic novel detailing the story of the First Family of Country Music. Written by Frank Young and illustrated by David Lasky. 
Somehow I just found out about this today, which is super disappointing as both a country music and comics fan. Shame on me!
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countryandwestern:

Conceived in 2002 and in the works since 2007, The Carter Family: Don’t Forget This Song is a graphic novel detailing the story of the First Family of Country Music. Written by Frank Young and illustrated by David Lasky. 

Somehow I just found out about this today, which is super disappointing as both a country music and comics fan. Shame on me!

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Book Excerpt

Amazon ($15. Cheap! Or reserve it from your local library.)

Jack also doesn’t allow media outlets to contact me directly. If they want to reach me they have to draft a song-poem in language that would have been used in Depression-era Appalachia, and record it on one of those wire recorders that Alan Lomax used. Then they have to put the wire reel between two pieces of birch bark and seal it with glue of their own devising.

PR Tips from Jack White’s Old-Timey Publicist « The Bygone Bureau (via merlin)

Sometimes Jack will drop by unexpectedly in the hot-air balloon he bought from George Jones, and we’ll sit in my office and drink moonshine from baby skulls.”

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countryandwestern:

Hank Williams cake by Alicia Traveria

Hot damn. It’s time to up my cake game. 

countryandwestern:

Hank Williams cake by Alicia Traveria

Hot damn. It’s time to up my cake game. 

countryandwestern:

 Not a problem.   

countryandwestern:

 Not a problem.   

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mtvhive:

Swedish folk duo First Aid Kit perform a gorgeous rendition of “Emmylou” and talk discovering classic Americana in this edition of ‘First Take.’

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countryandwestern:

Johnny Cash - What is Truth

Singing this at the White House? In front of Nixon? Brass balls, JC, brass balls. 

Album Art

countryandwestern:

Joe & Rose Lee Maphis - Dim Lights, Thick Smoke and Loud, Loud Music

Imagine the kind of honky tonk joint you’d be going to in 1953 to find loud, loud music. 

ArtistJoe & Rose Lee Maphis
TitleDim Lights, Thick Smoke (And Loud, Loud Music)
AlbumDim Lights, Thick Smoke and Hillbilly Music: 1953
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countryandwestern:

Doc Watson - Keep On The Sunny Side

Safe travels Doc. 

ArtistDoc Watson
TitleKeep On The Sunny Side
AlbumMemories