Nashville & beyond.



HANK WILLIAMS sera à l'honneur le 7 février avec la parution d'un coffret comprenant un livret et 6 CDs d'enregistrements en concerts. Certains titres datent de 1951 et les 6 CDs se déclinent sur 144 titres. Le nom du coffret est "Pictures from life's other side: The man and his music in rare photos and recordings.




LYNYRD SKYNYRD proposera le 1er novembre un album live de 17 titres lié à leur tournée 2019 "Last of the Streets Survivors Farewell Tour". C'est en fait le concert qu'ils ont donné chez eux à Jacksonville en Floride. Et le 7 novembre, projection nationale au cinéma pour une diffusion unique du documentaire associé. N'oubliez pas que Lynyrd Skynyrd a aussi un album studio en préparation.

CD live: Lynyrd Skynyrd: "Last of the street survivors tour farewell lyve":




MARK CHESNUTT revient le 15 octobre avec "Live from the honky tonk", le premier vinyle de sa carrière. Douze titres sur ce 18ème album qui ont été enregistrés à Nashville avec son groupe qui inclu un joueur de pedal steel et un fiddle. Le vinyle propose des hommages à George Jones et Waylon Jennings, et c'est son second album live mais le premier sur vinyle. "Live from the honky tonk" sera disponible sur son site et lors de ses concerts.




RONNIE DUNN sortira un album de 24 reprises de titres country et rock en janvier 2020. George Strait, Mel Tillis, les Eagles, Bob Seger, Ace, Tom Petty, Leon Russell et bien d'autres sont au programme.




"The BAKERSFIELD SOUND: 1940-1974" est un coffret de 10 CDs à paraitre le 9 août 2019 et regroupant 307 titres. Bakersfield est surnommé le "Nashville West" et ce coffret sort chez Bear Family.



"COUNTRY MUSIC: A Film By Ken Burns" sera diffusé sur à partir du 15 septembre en soirée. Il y a 16h30 de documentaire en 8 épisodes. De surcroit, un coffret de 5 CDs sortira le 30 août dont voici tous les titres.

CD 2

CD 3

CD 4

CD 5





RODNEY CROWELL revient le 15 août avec l'album "Texas" qui propose 11 titres avec des invités de marque: Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Lee Ann Womack, Ronnie Dunn, Steve Earle, Billy Gibbons de ZZ Top, ainsi que Vince Gill et Ringo Starr. Rodney Crowell explique que Ringo Starr a été le premier artiste à venir lui suggérer l'idée de cet album. 1 - "Flatland hillbillies" avec Lee Ann Womack et Randy Rogers

2 - "Caw caw blues" avec Vince Gill

3 - "56 Fury" avec Billy F Gibbons

4 - "Deep in the heart of uncertain Texas" avec avec Ronnie Dunn, Willie Nelson et Lee Ann Womack.

5 - "You're only happy when you're miserable" avec Ringo Starr

6 - "I'll show me"

7 - "What you gonna do now" avec Lyle Lovett

8 - "The border"

9 - "Treetop Slim & Billy Lowgrass"

10 - "Brown & root, brown & root" avec Steve Earle.

11 - "Texas drought part 1"








GARTH BROOKS NEW ALBUM will be available in spring 2019 and will be called "Fun". Two tracks are already included on the album: "All day long" and "Strnger than me". More details still to come early february. Garth Brooks said that making this album was really fun that's why he called it "Fun". Adding that being alternatively in the studio and on tour with the same guys has been amazing. The new CD will be also available on vinyl, and concerning the stadium tour, Ty England and others musicians from the early days will join Garth Brooks in the band.




"THE MULE" IS A NEW MOVIE DIRECTED BY CLINT EASTWOOD featuring Toby Keith "Don't let the old man in" in the soundtrack. December 14 in the US and january 23 in France.




WILLIE: LIFE & SONGS OF AN AMERICAN OUTLAW" is scheduled for january 12 at the Bridgestone Arena. A stellar line-up will sing Willie Nelson's hits. The line-up includes Emmylou Harris, Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, Jimmy Buffett, Nathaniel Rateliff, Ray Benson, Steve Earle, George Strait, John Mellencamp, Alison Krauss, The Avett Brothers, Kris Kristofferson among others. The show will be broadcasted later in 2019 on A&E Network. And maybe available on DVD later.



RONNIE MILSAP returns on january 13 with "The Duets", a 13 songs album.




PISTOL ANNIES returns on november 2 with their second album called "Interstate gospel". MIRANDA LAMBERT, ASHLEY MONROE and ANGALEENA PRESLEY are the members of the trio. See the track list below.




They embark on the Bandwagon tour this summer 2018, sharing the stage and they will exchange songs from each other. Covers are also on the set list.




ROGER MILLER "KING OF THE ROAD: TRIBUTE TO ROGER MILLER" on august 31, 2018. Stars and less known artists for 35 songs and a unique line-up of talents.




Buck Owens last album for Capitol but never released will be in stores august 17. This is the track list:

1 - John Lee

2 - Love don't make the bars

3 - He ain't been out bowling with the boys

4 - Drifting away

5 - The battle of New Orleans

6 - Country singer's prayer

7 - California Okie

8 - A different kind of sad

9 - It's been a long, long time

10 - How's everything


11 - Run him to the round house Nellie (You might corner him there)

12 - Meanwhile back at the ranch

(11 and 12 are the B-sides of the singles off the album, and all the songs above are remastered.)








TWO ELTON JOHN TRIBUTES on april 6, 2018: "Revamp" by pop rock artists, and "Restoration" by country artists.


16 unreleased poems converted in songs by various contemporary artists. On CD, vinyls and digital formats april 6.




COUNTRY on ARTE TV!! Beginning monday, january the 1st, 2018, for not 1 but 2 historical documentaries on ARTE TV.


- 1/1/2018 at 5 AM (lundi 1/1/2018 à 5h du matin)

The American Epic Sessions, 109 mns

Directed by Jack White and T-Bone Burnett.


- 1/1/2018 at 11.20 PM (Lundi 1/1/2018 à 23h20)

American Epic: aux racines de la musique populaire, 87 mns (The first of 3 parts. ARTE only bought this first part.)




JOHNNY HALLYDAY "The Johnny Hallyday Memorial Album" 60 songs.


MERLE HAGGARD "The Country Sound Of": 40 hits as a gift for Christmas 2017!!!



Good news for Rodney Crowell's fans in 2018. First of all, a book about his artistic life will be published. Not a biography, but a book explaining how Rodney Crowell works and creates music, writes songs, produces and all about each step of his artistic creativity. And in second, many of his close friends will reunite for a tribute album to Rodney Crowell. Many details concerning these two projects still to come.


HANK WILLIAMS "The legendary recordings"


ELVIS PRESLEY "Radio Recorders: The complete '56 sessions"


ELVIS PRESLEY "Christmas Classics"


ELVIS PRESLEY "Elvis symphonique"


MERLE HAGGARD "The Ultimate collection"


ELVIS PRESLEY "Crying in the chapel"


JOHNNY CASH MUSEUM in NASHVILLE opens new exhibition in february 2018

At the occasion of the 86th anniversary of his birthday, the Johnny Cash Museum in Nashville will open a new exhibition on february 26, 2018.


Box set 3 CDs des MOODY BLUES


Box set 4 CDs JOHNNY CASH "100 Hits"



The songs on the vinyl:

A1 - Good times

A2 - The best side of me

A3 - Changin' baby's mind

A4 - World by the tail

A5 - Along for the ride

A6 - What good would it do

B1 - A few decembers ago

B2 - Muhammed Ali

B3 - Mickey

B4 - Billy, Whitey + me

B5 - Talk good boogie


JOHNNY CASH "Greatest hits, vol 1, 2 & 3"


JERRY LEE LEWIS in concert in Los Angeles november 24, 2017!

- Swinging doors (sung by Kenny Lovelace)

- Down the line

- Drinkin' wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee

- Me and Bobby McGee (with Kris Kristofferson)

- Georgia on my mind

- Before the night is over

- C. C. Rider

- Roll over Beethoven

- She even woke me up to say goodbye

- Great balls of fire

- Whole lotta shakin' goin' on



CMA awards 2017 winners!!!


C2C Country to Country 2017 - O2 London