Willie Nelson

Essays

Kacey and Willie

Here's one for the road.
Kyle Kramer
11.30.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on a Tribute to Blue Lu Barker (and Blue Lu Herself)

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews ​Maria Muldaur's 'Don't You Feel My Leg: The Naughty Bawdy Blues of Blue Lu Barker' and Barker's own 'Remastered Collection.'
Robert Christgau
10.26.18
Features

How Consumerism Devoured the Workin’ Man Blues

How did the genre transform from working class catharsis to an corporate marketing campaign for a certain version of the American dream?
Amy McCarthy
7.20.18
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on the Late-Career Clarity of Willie Nelson and John Prine

The Dean of American Critics reviews Nelson's 'Last Man Standing' and Prine's 'The Tree of Forgiveness' as well as recent albums from Derek Smalls, Pops Staples, Elvin Bishop, and William Bell.
Robert Christgau
4.27.18
Noisey News

We'll Give You One Guess As To Who Can Out Smoke Snoop Dogg

In an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, Snoop revealed the only person who caused him to tap out in a cypher.
Kristin Corry
4.10.18
we saw this

Leonard Cohen Will Always Capture Hearts and Remain Relevant

Celebrities, politicians, and pop stars gathered in Montreal on the first anniversary of Cohen's death, giving the icon the public memorial he—and we—deserved.
Sharonne Cohen
11.7.17
PROFILES

Margo Price, True American Badass, Wants Her Country to Do Better

The outlaw singer talks about new album 'All American Made,' hanging with Willie Nelson, and what's pissing her off.
Matt Williams
10.20.17
Future Days

There Is Only One Good Album, and It Was Made by Harry Dean Stanton

The actor, who was recently seen quietly singing a country standard in the new 'Twin Peaks,' has never been more beloved than he is now.
Drew Millard
8.3.17
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Jason Isbell, Steve Earle, and a Flood of New Country

The Dean of American Rock Critics tackles new albums from Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit and Steve Earle.
Robert Christgau
6.16.17
Under the Influence

How Outlaw Country Keeps the Renegade Independent Spirit Alive

Through interviews with Margo Price, Nikki Lane, Shooter Jennings, and more, 'Under The Influence: Outlaw Country' explores the genre's origins in the American West to now.
Noisey Staff
6.1.17
Noisey News

Willie Nelson Would Like Jeff Sessions to Smoke Weed, Please

"I'd like to suggest to Jeff to try it and then let me know later if he thinks he's still telling the truth," the 84-year-old told the Rolling Stone.
Alex Robert Ross
5.17.17
stream of the crop

Stream of the Crop: 11 New Albums for Heavy Rotation 4/29

Gorillaz release their long-awaited new full-length, plus new albums from Feist, Willie Nelson, and G Perico.
Noisey Staff
4.29.17
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