Emmylou Harris interview about her life, music, and the NRDC “Music Saves Mountains” concert – In Search of a Song
In Search of a Song staff Jason Wilber, and producer Rich Reardin with Emmylou Harris at the Ryman Auditorium before she performed in the NRDC “Music Saves Mountains” concert. In Search of a Song is a weekly radio show with host singer/songwriter Jason Wilber, longtime guitarist for John Prine. The July 24th show will feature … Read more
Big Kenny Jason Wilber is the co-producer of “Coal Country Music”, the companion CD for “Coal Country”. Jason’s radio program, “In Search of a Song” went to Nashville, TN in search of interviews with the artists that made up the NRDC concert “Music Saves Mountains”, held at the Ryman Auditorium in downtown Nashville. Here is … Read more
Oh cant you see that pretty little bird Singing with all his heart and soul He’s got a blood red spot on his wing And all the rest of him’s black as coal Of all the colors I ever did see Red and black are the ones i dread Oh when a man spills blood … Read more
My name is Rich, and I’m the webmaster, and administrator for this blog. I was reading the lyrics to the Woody Guthrie song that was offered to the Coal Country Music CD, and thought it was worth posting. I would appreciate your comments, and hope you buy the CD in order to get your own … Read more
Jason and the Scorchers have put out their newest album, Halcyon Times. One of the cuts “Beat on the Mountain” is on the Coal Country Music CD which is available now by CD or Download. (see this link: Liaison Distribution- BUY CD HERE ) Check out Jason and the Scorchers at: JATS and their USA … Read more
By Mona Seghatoleslami WEST VIRGINIA PUBLIC BROADCASTING : November 24, 2009 · The controversial documentary Coal Country now has a musical companion, the CD Coal Country Music. It includes performances by Willie Nelson, Ralph Stanley, Natalie Merchant, and John Prine. Sales of the CD will benefit the Alliance for Appalachia, an organization working to end … Read more
The Buskirk-Chumley Theater in Bloomington, Indiana was the venue for a fantastic event to publicize the release of “Coal Country Music”, the companion CD to “Coal Country” the movie.
By Jeff Biggers from the Huffington Post While one did sing, the other did shout, And the angel unlocked the door. He had the keys to the kingdom, Lord Any CD album that begins with a haunting Uzbek-influenced trumpet and percussion backup on Ralph Stanley’s gospel classic, “Keys to the Kingdom,” and ends with Willie … Read more
Original artwork by Bloomington artist Margie Van Auken appears on the “Coal Country” companion book. Courtesy artwork Music can help put an end to mountaintop removal coal mining. In a new, eclectic collection of songs engineered in Bloomington, Willie Nelson, Ralph Stanley, John Prine and Bonnie Raitt, Gillian Welch and Dave Rallings, Jean Ritchie, the … Read more
‘Coal Country Music’ Companion CD to the ‘Coal Country’ Documentary Featuring Stellar Cast of Artists United in Support of Urgent Cause On November 10th, Heartwood will release ‘Coal Country Music,’ the companion CD to the documentary ‘Coal Country’ slated for concurrent national broadcast and DVD release.