Friday, February 3, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308; Saturday, February 4, Boulder Theater, Boulder, 303-786-7030.
Friday, August 12, Bender's 13th Avenue Tavern, 303-861-7070.
These Chains (Funzalo Records)
Tribute to Burns and Allen livens the stage
Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.
Unsung country crooner Allison Moorer changes course on a new album -- and she doesn't care what you call it.
At 75, Ralph Stanley is beginning his career anew.
Jim Lauderdale has fought his way through the dregs of Nashville and emerged as a country keeper.
The Other Sessions (Dualtone Nashville)
Three new reissues serve as reminders of how good country music can be.
THERE WEREN'T THOUSANDS OF FIRST-RATE RECORDS RELEASED IN 1995. BUT THERE WERE NINETY.
WANDA JACKSON, THE QUEEN OF ROCKABILLY, IS READY TO PARTY AGAIN.