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Steve Earle Releases J.T. Tribute LP to Late Son, Justin Townes Earle

Steve Earle & The Dukes' J.T. album, a collection honoring Earle's late son, Justin Townes Earle, is out today, on what would have been Justin's…
Katherine Turman / January 4, 2021

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Justin Townes Earle Estate Reveals Cause of Death

Justin Townes Earle died in August at the age of 38. A few days after his death, a Metro Nashville Police Department spokesperson told SPIN that…
Daniel Kohn / December 1, 2020

Steve Earle and the Dukes Release ‘Harlem River Blues’ From Upcoming Justin Townes Earle Tribute Album

When Justin Townes Earle died in August at the age of 38, the music world mourned the talented singer-songwriter, but none more than his musician-father,…
Katherine Turman / November 18, 2020

Steve Earle and the Dukes to Record Album With Songs Written By Justin Townes Earle

Following his death in August, many tributes poured in remembering late singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle. His father, Steve Earle, shared a poignant tweet of the…
Daniel Kohn / September 16, 2020

Justin Townes Earle Died From ‘Probable Drug Overdose,’ Police Spokesperson Says

Two days after it was announced that singer-songwriter Justin Townes Earle died at age 38, the likely cause has been revealed. According to Metro…
Daniel Kohn / August 25, 2020

Justin Townes Earle Dies at 38

Justin Townes Earle, the prolific singer-songwriter, producer and son of troubadour Steve Earle, has died. The news was announced on Earle's official Facebook page.
Daniel Kohn / August 23, 2020

Watch Members Of R.E.M., Sleater-Kinney, & More Play Benefit For Scott McCaughey

Scott McCaughey, the frontman of the Minus 5 and longtime touring member of R.E.M., recently suffered a stroke while on tour with Alejandro Escovedo. And last night,…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / January 6, 2018

‘We Butt Heads Like Hell’: Fathers, Their Children, and the Music They Make

Papa don't necessarily preach that their children possibly endure a lifetime of 352 days a year on the road, album sales that no longer pay…
Harley Brown / June 19, 2015

5 Bests Sets of Bonnaroo 2011: Day 2

Bonnaroo kicked off in earnest on Friday with My Morning Jacket's debut set as a headliner on the What Stage, and Lil Wayne's late-night party…
SPIN Staff / June 11, 2011