It's been some 40 years since they met, when Rodney lent his song "Blueberry Wine" to one of Emmylou's early albums. Now, we finally have a full-length collaboration from them, Old Yellow Moon. Harris has a great history of duets, from Gram Parsons, Linda Rondstadt and Mark Knopfler, to countless artists she's supported as guest vocalist; this one is no exception. Produced by Brian Ahern (Harris’ ex-husband and early producer) and featuring members of Harris' original Hot Band (which included Crowell), this is sure to be a WNCW favorite for 2013. And, the CD is
Heartbreak, hopelessness, mortality....heavy, heady topics for any of us to brood over. But no one made sense of these unavoidable themes -- or put them into well-crafted poetry -- better than the late great Townes Van Zandt. In the early 2000's, many of his 70's albums were reissued to a wider audience, and this 1978 gem Flyin' Shoes is one of those classics. See why Townes is one of our favorite songwriters here at WNCW -- see why Steve Earle made a whole album of his work and even asked him to be his son Justin Townes Earle's godfather -- when we celebrate his March 7
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This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Beatles recording songs from their debut album Please Please Me. Monday the 25th marks the 70th anniversary of the birth of George Harrison. Join us for an hour of the Fab Four with Sander Morrison this Monday night!
Wayne 'The Train' Hancock is back with his first album in 3 years, a strong one called Ride (released this week.) "Wayne Hancock has more Hank Sr. in him than either I or Hank Williams Jr. He is the real deal." - Hank Williams III.
WNCW has over 100 shifts that still need to be filled by phone volunteers during our Spring Drive between March 2-9. Receive a free subscription to Smoky Mountain Living Magazine as a thank you for volunteering. Click here to see the schedule and sign up online. Or call Stephanie Webb at 828-287-8000 ext 1618.