From Spinal Tap to The Lonely Island, nearly every type of music has an act with purposeful comedic overtones. Country music is the elder statesman of this trend, as evidenced by a Missouri native that blended a down-home sound with a big dose of humor. Gilbert "Speck" Rhodes made a name for himsel ... More >>
How do you sum up the influence of Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Wanda Jackson? During her 50-year-plus(!) career -- which started when she was a high school student in Oklahoma City -- the singer has moved effortlessly between country, rockabilly and early rock & roll. She opened for (and cove ... More >>
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Week of May 31, 2007
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Friday, August 13; the Hi-Pointe
That titanic contradiction Dolly Parton is a whore, a saint, a poet and a preacher disguised as a dumb blond country girl
Steeling a moment with Overland country-music legend DeWitt Scott Sr.
Singer/songwriter Tom Paxton is still just folk