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Robert Cray: What It Feels Like ... To Have Your Own Signature Guitar

Bluesman Robert Cray has had plenty of highlights in his 30-plus-year career -- Grammys, collaborations with the likes of Albert Collins, Eric Clapton and BB King -- but one of the most unique aspects of his career is that he has his own signature guitar, the Fender Robert Cray...

By David Malitz | July 16, 2009; 12:18 PM ET | Comments (0)

What It Feels Like To Be A Rock Star In Canada (But Not In The United States)

Yes we Can-rock: Sam Roberts, takin' care of business Sam Roberts is a Montreal musician whose eponymous rock band has earned a fair amount of fame in the Great White North: The rock-and-roll classicist has a raft of hit singles ("Brother Down," "The Gate," "Bridge to Nowhere," "Them Kids," etc.)...

By J. Freedom du Lac | February 23, 2009; 10:31 AM ET | Comments (1)

What It Feels Like To Win Country's Songwriting Triple Crown

You keep telling me, baby, there will come a time/When all the songwriting trophies will forever be mine. (Susan Biddle/TWP file) Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles is one of contemporary country's most prominent power belters, with a distinctive, dynamic voice that's big, brassy, super-emotive and twangier than a Tennessee trucker. But as...

By J. Freedom du Lac | February 18, 2009; 08:28 AM ET | Comments (0)

 

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