Rewind: The Old 97's Rhett Miller: "Then the Stage Gets a Lot Bigger"
Streets of Where I'm From (music feature)
When Nirvana upended the music business in the early '90s, the major record labels saw dollar signs in every dive bar and honky-tonk in the lower 48. That extended all the way to Texas, ... More >>
Once upon a time, record labels were the most important thing to an artist who chose to work within the music industry. They could make or break anyone and even world renowned artists knelt at the feet of their masters.
Getting dropped from a label was, at one time, a death sentence. Even today man ... More >>
Becoming Elektra: The True Story of Jac Holzman's Visionary Record Label
By Mick Houghton
Jawbone Press, 304 pp., $29.95
While most of today's major record companies are run by men in suits answering to a corporation rather than men of vision answering to their whims, there was a time in the ... More >>
Foreground: Faron Young (leaning on piano), Tammy Wynette (at piano). Back row (l-r): Unidentified man, Hank Thompson, George Jones, Vern Gosdin, Marty Robbins "Don't you think you should've called
To tell me you were coming down
Oh, you look so out of place
On this troubled side of town"
- Vern Go ... More >>