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Alan Jackson

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  • Album reviews: Alan Jackson's pure 'Bluegrass Album'

    Amiable country singer and songwriter Alan Jackson has been talking for ages about his wish to make a straight bluegrass album. That's the reason he signed on for Alison Krauss to produce his 2006 album, "Like Red on a Rose," one of his strongest...
  • 'The Voice' recap: The Top 8 hit their sweet spots

    The Top 8 singers on "The Voice" gave us a lot to love on Monday night. In addition to elaborately staging (Choreography! Exciting lighting! Fleets of backup dancers! Sprawling backing bands!), the evening's performances provided bursts of impressive...
  • George Jones: Country singer dies at 81

    George Jones: Country singer dies at 81
    George Jones, widely recognized as one of the greatest honky-tonk singers of his time and also one of the most self-destructive, died Friday in Tennessee at age 81. The County Music Hall of Fame vocalist had been taken to Vanderbilt University Medical...
  • George Jones' May 2 funeral service going live on cable, Web

    Thursday’s funeral service for Country Music Hall of Fame member George Jones will be a star-studded affair featuring a host of musicians, political figures and other celebrities paying final tribute to one of the most widely lauded singers of the...
  • George Jones eulogized at funeral service in Nashville

    The funeral service for country singer George Jones on Thursday in Nashville was as richly emotional as the songs with which he built his reputation as one of the greatest vocalists in country history, through sung and spoken tributes from a full slate of...
  • John Fogerty takes a new tack with his classic songs

    John Fogerty takes a new tack with his classic songs
    When John Fogerty's wife, Julie, suggested over dinner one night that he revisit his catalog of Creedence Clearwater Revival songs with artists he admires today, he wasn't about to let the music take a back seat to technology. "I realize nowadays with...
  • Taylor Swift to get 6th Nashville songwriter-artist of the year award

    Taylor Swift may have delivered her most stylistically eclectic and pop-oriented album yet with 2012’s “Red,” but that doesn’t mean she’s lost the connection with her country music support base: On Sunday, the Nashville...
  • TV This Week Nov. 3 - 9: 'American Masters' on PBS

    TV This Week Nov. 3 - 9: 'American Masters' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 3 - 9, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY Friendly fire? A former detective puts...
  • Album review: John Fogerty, 'Wrote a Song for Everyone'

    Album review: John Fogerty, 'Wrote a Song for Everyone'
    2 stars (out of 4) John Fogerty has written a couple dozen good to great songs, and some of them are included on "Wrote a Song for Everyone" (Vanguard). It pairs the masterful songwriter with friends and admirers ranging from My Morning Jacket to Alan...
  • Taking her space on the stage

    Taking her space on the stage
    When Colbie Caillat takes the stage Friday at the OC Fair, the person who jump-started her career may be in the audience. Well, why not? Caillat has no idea who that first Myspace supporter was, but he or she could be anywhere. In 2005, the Malibu...
  • Not quite Originals, but close

    Not quite Originals, but close
    When Daniel Tello realized his four-piece band couldn't be called the Originals — because the name belonged to a '60s R&B and soul group — he added "ites." It wasn't an arbitrary decision, though. Tello took inspiration from legendary ska...