News featuring Patsy Cline

The following news stories mention Patsy Cline. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 9 hours ago.

’14 Sep 25 Thu

Thursday 25th September

  • Pauline Andrès - “Patsy Cline” (video / stream)

    All Them Ghosts is smoky Americana by way of Germany.

    Smoky Americana by way of Germany, singer/songwriter Pauline Andrès will release her debut album, All Them Ghosts, on 14 October. All Them Ghosts’s 11 literate observations of truth, half-lies and possible falsehoods were birthed over a period of four years and in as many countries. Taking a year to record, the process of bringing All Them Ghosts to life was fraught with sickness, personnel issues and financial strife. Persevering with the help of cigarettes and…

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’14 Aug 15 Fri

Friday 15th August

  • Producing Country: The Inside Story of the Great Recordings

    The story of country music told through hit records by Hank Williams, George Jones, Patsy Cline, Buck Owens, Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn, Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, and many others.

    Above Photo: Tompall Glaser in the studio control room at Hillbilly Central, 1978. © Leonard Kamsler. Excerpted from Producing Country: The Inside Story of the Great Recordings by Michael Jarrett. Published by © Wesleyan University Press. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reprinted, reproduced, posted on another website or distributed by any means without the written permission of the publisher. 1 Cutting Tracks Capturing the Performance, 1927-1949 Very soon after 1877,…

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’14 Jul 2 Wed

Wednesday 2nd July

  • Willie Nelson: Band of Brothers

    Willie Nelson still makes records that are smart, funny, sexy, and heartbreaking.

    What do you say about an 81-year-old man who had his first hit as a songwriter in the 1950s, writing half of a dozen of the greatest songs in the history of American popular music between 1958 and 1963, including "Hello Walls" for Faron Young, "Pretty Paper" for Roy Orbison, "Funny How Time Slips Away" for Billy Walker, and "Crazy" for Patsy Cline? These four songs, done before his first album as a solo performer,…

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’14 Feb 17 Mon

Monday 17th February

  • Lisa Stansfield: 'I just sing. I just feel it'

    The vocal powerhouse is back with her first album for a decade, Seven, which she thinks is perfect for the age of Adele

    Lisa Stansfield groans as she recounts the advice of countless record company executives in recent years. "Why don't you do an album of covers?" they ask her. A nice collection of inoffensive classics is, however, unlikely to happen. "They can piss off," she says.

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’14 Feb 1 Sat

Saturday 1st February

  • The Jersey-Boardwalk Sound Of Nicole Atkins

    When Nicole Atkins sings, she sounds like Roy Orbison, Patsy Cline and Janis Joplin all rolled into one voice. Atkins talks with NPR's Scott Simon about her new self-published album, Slow Phaser, which was funded by fans.

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’14 Jan 27 Mon

Monday 27th January

  • Country musician Lindi Ortega: 'I'm a kickass thing'

    Her label dumped her for Lady Gaga. She survived touring with Kevin Costner. And when she first played Nashville, five people turned up. Meet Lindi Ortega, country's unstoppable star

    Lindi Ortega is talking about the last funeral she was at: her own. "I staged it for a music video," she explains. "We were in this very old cemetery in Mexico and I was dressed in full Day of the Dead makeup. This may sound weird, and I do have issues with self-esteem, but I have never felt more beautiful. I had violet petals all over me. I looked up and saw the trees and the sky. I thought, 'I hope my funeral is like this.'"

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’13 Nov 20 Wed

Wednesday 20th November

  • REM - a classic piece from the vaults

    In November 1983, REM came to Britain for the first time, amid music press hysteria. Trouserpress magazine met them earlier that year, in this classic piece taken from Rock's Backpages, the home of online music writing

    Are you tired of constantly being told how this or that band is the new greatest wonder? Of course you are. Unfortunately, superlatives have a way of spreading like germs.But if you will, suspend disbelief for a moment. Here's a band truly deserving of the most elaborate praise: REM.

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’13 Oct 14 Mon

Monday 14th October

’13 Sep 20 Fri

Friday 20th September

  • Sweet Dreams: The World of Patsy Cline

    Country music singer Patsy Cline embodied the power and appeal of women in country music, and helped open the lucrative industry to future female solo artists.

    Excerpted from Sweet Dreams: The World of Patsy Cline (footnotes omitted), edited by Warren R. Hofstra. Copyright © 2013 by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (University of Illinois Press). No part of this excerpt may be reprinted, reproduced, posted on another website or distributed by any means without the written permission of the University of Illinois Press. “Nothing but a Little Ole Pop Song”: Patsy Cline’s Music Style and the Evolution…

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’13 Sep 16 Mon

Monday 16th September

  • Best Coast – “I Don’t Know How”

    Best Coast will release mini-album Fade Away this fall on Bethany Cosentino’s new label Jewel City and “I Don’t Know How” is the first look into what’s to come. Cosentino has cited country icon Patsy Cline as one of the project’s influences and this track, the album’s closer, feels extremely indebted to Cline’s wail, but [...]

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