Roy Acuff

  • Music

    May 1, 2003


    Homeward bound, Slim Cessna keeps sin alive in a new project.

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    That's a Wrap-Up

    Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.

  • Music

    July 25, 2002

    The Picking's Good

    Doc Watson has played across five decades of bluegrass music.

  • Music

    April 18, 2002

    The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

    Will the Circle be Unbroken (Capitol)

  • Music

    August 2, 2001

    The Circle Is Unbroken

    O Brother's success revealed Norman Blake's genius to a wide audience. Bluegrass fans have seen it all along.

  • Music

    May 17, 2001

    Keeping Up With Jones

    George Jones has stuck around as one of country's greatest living legends. Now he speaks the cold hard truth about the state of the music he loves.

  • News

    June 1, 2000

    Hearts and Plowers

    Singles in Agriculture helps farmers make hay while the sun shines.

  • Music

    April 13, 2000


    Jug-gernaut is the latest local musician to leave town.

  • Music

    January 27, 2000

    Please Release Me

    The funk, the punk and the drunk in a roundup of local recordings.

  • Music

    November 26, 1998

    Are You Sure Hank Done It That Way?

    An essential boxed set shows what was right about Hank Williamsand what's wrong about country music today.

  • Music

    June 11, 1998

    Burning Bush

    Why Nineties hippies are discovering mandolinist Sam Bush.