Steve Earle is live on Bob Harris show tonight

The best country/americana programme on national UK radio hits BBC Radio 2 tonight at 7pm as usual, where Bob Harris is joined by Steve Earle in the studio for a special live session celebrating the release of his new album “So You Wanna Be An Outlaw”, his first album to be made in Texas (ironically given his roots). You can catch up on iPlayer here, even if you’re not in the UK (it’s only pictures the BBC doesn’t like crossing our borders). Continue reading “Steve Earle is live on Bob Harris show tonight”

Uncut wants you to ask Steve Earle some questions

The lovely people at Uncut have a regular “An audience with..” feature where they get their readers to send in questions to musicians and next up is americana legend Steve Earle.  They prompt readers with suggestions such as How did get cast in The Wire?, What was life like growing up in Texas? and What’s the best advice Willie Nelson ever gave him?  Although a better question would be, was the Dixie Chicks’ Earl(e) Had to Die a coded attack on you?  And what’s the collective noun for a group of jellyfish?  Send your questions to before this Tuesday.  And in the meantime watch this performance from Earle earlier (someone who is even more like him?) this year including an epic and magnificent Trump rant. Continue reading “Uncut wants you to ask Steve Earle some questions”

New Steve Earle & the Dukes album lands next month

Americana icon Steve Earle and his country rock band The Dukes will release a new album “So You Wannabe an Outlaw” on June 16 on Warner Bros. Records, which is available now for pre-order where you’ll receive an instant download of the album track “Lookin’ For A Woman.” It’s Steve’s first album for Warner Bros. Records since 1997’s El Corazón, and explores his country songwriting roots, featuring collaborations with Willie Nelson, Johnny Bush, and Miranda Lambert. Continue reading “New Steve Earle & the Dukes album lands next month”