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2000 Stories by David Cantwell

Archives: 2000 | 1997 | 1996
  • Loretta Lynn

    published October 12, 2000

    On radio the legends of country music might as well be dead and buried. In the recording studio, though, many of that genre's greatest singers are... More >>

  • Merle Haggard

    published October 5, 2000

    It's easy to predict which songs will receive the most attention on If I Could Only Fly, the new Merle Haggard album being distributed by... More >>

  • Porter Wagoner

    published September 7, 2000

    In honor of his roots in the Missouri Ozarks, Porter Wagoner is known as the Thin Man from West Plains, but just The Man would be sufficient.... More >>

  • Dave Alvin

    published August 31, 2000

    “They are in the public domain,” Dave Alvin writes in the liner notes to his new collection of old folk-song covers. “They belong to nobody. T... More >>

  • Marvin Gaye

    published August 17, 2000

    The first thing that must be said about The Final Concert is that it's not. This live album does capture a 1983 Indianapolis show from... More >>

  • Hazel Dickens

    published August 3, 2000

    It's commonplace in our cynical world for people to respond to an overabundance of inequality and suffering with an infuriating shrug of the... More >>

  • Lee Ann Womack

    published June 22, 2000

    Recent albums by Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, and Trisha Yearwood have all hinted that commercial country music may finally be resolving its... More >>

Archives: 2000 | 1997 | 1996