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Coming Distractions: Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan reunite in the trailer for Ithaca

William Saroyan’s novel The Human Comedy is a sort of retelling of Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey, with elements of Greek mythology carefully woven into the story of two brothers from Ithaca, California during World War II. It began its...Show More Summary

Conor Oberst Announces Tour

After briefly reuniting the Monsters of Folk, covering Bill Withers and Hank Williams, and releasing a new album with Desaparecidos, Conor Oberst has announced a tour that will take him across North America later this year. The run of dates includes stops at Austin City Limits and the Rocky Mountain Folk Festival. Show More Summary

Charlie Parker's "Unheard" Notes

Charlie Parker Unheard Bird: The Unissued Takes Verve Courtesy of Verve There are only a few artists whose every remnant, however slight, deserves hearing. The Beatles, Dylan, Hank Williams and Billie Holiday all qualify, as does Charlie Parker—his gorgeous alto sax sounds as fresh and inventive today as it did more than a half-century ago. Show More Summary

Home Entertainment Consumer Guide: July 21, 2016

Michael Shannon as Elvis Presley. Tom Hiddleston as Hank Williams. Don Cheadle as Miles Davis. While it feels like these should all make for momentous, high-profile film experiences, they share a common trait other than all being released on Blu-ray on the same Tuesday in July 2016: They're all varying degrees of disappointing. Show More Summary

Joe DiMaggio Baseball Cards Found In Grandma's Jewelry Box Help Out Wedding Couple

Imagine a Brooklyn couple's delight when they discovered valuable Joe DIMaggio, Ted Williams, and Hank Greenberg baseball cards in grandma's jewelry box in a desk. They sold them for $1000, which they will put to their wedding next year.

Certain Songs #578: Hank Williams – Nobody’s Lonesome For Me

4 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : Booksquare

Album: 40 Greatest Hits Year: 1950 Time for one of my all-time favorite crackpot theories: Hank Williams was a secret influence on non other that Stephen Patrick Morrissey. I’ve had this theory since I got Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits...Show More Summary

Certain Songs #577: Hank Williams – “Move it on Over”

Album: 40 Greatest Hits Year: 1947 You don’t need me to tell you that Hank Williams was a titan of American popular music, an ace songwriter whose music was equally influential for rock ‘n’ roll and country. And in fact, his first big...Show More Summary

Flashback: Hank Williams Serenades June Carter With 'Hey, Good Lookin''

The Hank Williams classic "Hey, Good Lookin'" turns 65 years old today. Released on June 22, 1951, the song was written that spring, during an airplane ride that found Williams sitting beside Grand Ole Opry members Little Jimmy Dickens and Minnie Pearl. The three singers were heading to Wichita Falls,...

100 Years of the Martin Dreadnought guitar

The Martin Dreadnought guitar. It has been said that it has changed the face of popular music. Hank Williams had one (the 1941 D-28 now owned by Neil Young), Bill Monroe had one, so did Gene Autry, Doc Watson, Jerry Garcia, John Lennon and Paul […]

‘All Eyez on Me’ Teaser: Tupac Shakur Finally Gets His Own Biopic

Music biopics seem to be everywhere at the moment. Already this year we’ve seen Born to Be Blue (Chet Baker), I Saw the Light (Hank Williams), Miles Ahead (Miles Davis), Elvis & Nixon and the controversial Nina (as in Simone). And as of today we’re making room for yet another, the long-gestating Tupac Shakur movie All Eyez on Me. Show More Summary

Listen to Conor Oberst and Kacey Musgraves Cover Hank Williams

This past weekend, Conor Oberst and Kacey Musgraves co-headlined a show for Brooklyn’s Northside Festival. During her set, Musgraves invited Oberst onto the stage, where the two performed Hank Williams’ “Hey, Good Lookin’” together. Listen to their duet below, via Spin. Watch Hank Williams perform “Hey, Good Lookin’”:

Spielberg salutes composer John Williams at AFI gala

Kobe Bryant, Drew Barrymore, Tom Hanks, and more were on hand for the big night. The post Spielberg salutes composer John Williams at AFI gala appeared first on SodBlog.

15 of the Best Original Songs From Nashville

2 months agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

Aside from classic tunes by icons like Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, and Hank Williams, I was never really drawn to country music... that is, until Nashville came along. After four seasons with this soapy-folksy drama, I feel like I could pen my own song of heartache as the series comes to an end. Show More Summary

Saying goodbye to 'Nashville,' the country music show that started out as Hank Williams and ended up as Hank Williams Jr.

To put it in the context with which it's associated, "Nashville" started out as Hank Williams and ended up as Hank Williams Jr. When this ABC series set in country music's capital premiered in 2012, it had some of the subtle realism and classic style that the late roots-music pioneer brought to...

Cabin on the Lake

Hank Williams catalogs the shapes and sounds of loneliness. Continue reading on The Awl »

A swan song for 'Nashville'

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

To put it in the context with which it's associated, "Nashville" started out as Hank Williams and ended up as Hank Williams Jr. When this ABC series set in country music's capital premiered in 2012, it had some of the subtle realism and classic style that the late roots-music pioneer brought to...

Waddell & Reed CEO Shift ‘Could Add Further Pressure’ To Outflow Trend, Analyst Says

Analysts are chiming in on the the somewhat surprising retirement announcement from Waddell & Reed Financial's (WDR) CEO Hank Herrmann. Citigroup's William Katz says that, in light of Sanders' long tenure at the firm and Herrmann's ongoing presence on the board of directors, "investors may question the breadth of change" taking hold at the fund company. Read More »

Irvine Welsh to Write Alan McGee Biopic

3 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

We’re used to seeing biopics about musical greats—Tom Hiddleston, for example, is currently starring as Hank Williams in I Saw the Light—but rarely do we see the stories of the people behind those icons. That’s what makes a new movie...Show More Summary

See Kacey Musgraves and Zac Brown Band's Hank Williams Jam

The musical paths of Kacey Musgraves and Zac Brown Band have crossed several times since the "Follow Your Arrow" singer made her major-label debut in 2013. The latest collaboration between Musgraves and the country-rockers was a highlight of last weekend's fifth annual Southern Ground Music & Food Festival in Charleston,...

Of Course Tom Hiddleston Does A Perfect Impression of Chris Evans, Watch It Now

Is there anything Tom Hiddleston can't do? This is not a rhetorical question, we're actually curious. He can play a Marvel supervillain, a gothic monster, and then play Hank Williams just to show that he can. It turns out the reason he's so good at playing such varied roles is because he's naturally good at impressions. Show More Summary

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