Chicago’s International Movies and Music Festival carves out a future for itself.
An enthusiastic night of songs, stories, and continued sobriety.
Cases of cause and effect.
Earle continues to hear prophesies in the sounds most of us ignore.
Exclusive 7″ singles to follow The Replacements’ reunion EP.
Elvis Costello, Patti Smith, Conor Oberst, The Chieftains, and more.
Including duets with Bruce Springsteen, Emmylou Harris, and Steve Earle.
Plus, The Black Keys, Iggy & The Stooges, The Afghan Whigs, and more.
Scratch and… learn the lineup.
A solid addition to a vast catalog…
First new music since 2007.
It’s “Rated X”.
Sorta Totally Awesome.
Wilco, Feist, Lou Reed, Martha Wainwright, Iron & Wine, and much much more!
This thing is seriously epic.
Basically, the coolest compilation ever.
As those Canadians would say, not bad, eh?
Townes was clearly a labor of love for Steve Earle, and even if his work didn’t result in a masterpiece, listeners still get several excellent tracks and added incentive to either discover or revisit Van Zandt’s originals.
In the 2004 documentary Be Here to Love Me, Steve Earle exclaims, “Townes Van Zandt is the best songwriter in the whole world and I’ll stand on Bob Dylan’s coffee table in my cowboy boots and say that.” Though …