How Consumerism Devoured The Workin’ Man Blues
How did the genre transform from working class catharsis to an corporate marketing campaign for a certain version of the American dream?
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau
Covers, Classics, and Tributes: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau
The Dean reviews releases from Gary Lucas, Del McCoury, Jimi Hendrix, Willie Nelson, and Loretta Lynn.
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
Watch Country Icons Willie Nelson and Loretta Lynn Duet on "Lay Me Down"
The two old-time country icons take the stage together for the first time in 30 years to bring this dusky meditation on the great hereafter to life.
Country Icon Loretta Lynn Is Still a Mountain Girl
We sat down with the coal miner's daughter herself to talk about her new album, her new American Masters documentary, stick'n'poke tattoos, and heartbreak.
Watch a Clip from Loretta Lynn's American Masters Documentary, 'Still a Mountain Girl'
The Queen of Country Music has a new documentary and a new album dropping on March 4, and we've got a taste of both right here.
Kentucky Country Queen Angaleena Presley is a Loretta Lynn for the Weed Generation
How a coal miner's daughter is lighting a fire up under Nashville's ass with her progressive views, traditionalist sound, and wicked sense of humor.
Miranda Lambert Rules, but It'll Take More Than a Grammy to End Country Music's Sexism Problem
This is why it's more important now than ever to support the strong women holding it down in a bro-dominated modern country culture.
Objectively Correct Lists
So Lonesome I Could Cry: Twelve of the Saddest Classic Country Love Songs
'Find Out What You Love, and Photograph It'
Henry Horenstein's indispensable advice for young photographers.