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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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62 Musicians Predict the 2021 Baseball Season

Somehow, some way, it's baseball season again. Yes, already. Last year's abbreviated run saw the Los Angeles Dodgers defeat the Tampa Bay Rays…
Daniel Kohn / March 29, 2021

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

28 Musicians Predict the 2020 Baseball Season

Against all odds and the advice of many virologists, the 2020 MLB season is finally underway. Whether that's a good idea in the midst of…
Daniel Kohn / July 24, 2020

Steve Earle Shares Acoustic Version of ‘Times Like These’

Steve Earle's latest album was released a couple of weeks ago, but that hasn't stopped him from popping back into the studio to retool a…
Daniel Kohn / June 9, 2020

Steve Earle’s New Album Is About a West Virginia Mining Disaster

Grammy-winning alt-country kingpin Steve Earle didn’t intend for his latest album, Ghosts of West Virginia, to be a serious history lesson. There is a dark real-life event that…
Tom Lanham / March 25, 2020

Hole, Soundgarden, Estates of Tupac and Tom Petty Sue Universal Music Group Over Warehouse Fire

Earlier this month, the New York Times Magazine published a lengthy investigation into a warehouse fire at Universal Studios in 2008. The fire, which Universal…
Rob Arcand / June 22, 2019

Steve Earle Calls Noel Gallagher “The Most Overrated Songwriter in the Whole History of Pop Music”

Legendary singer-songwriter Steve Earle is the subject of a highly engaging profile in The Guardian today ahead of his new album So You Wanna Be…
Chris DeVille, Stereogum / June 15, 2017

The Replacements’ Reunion Has Already Raised Thousands for Ailing Slim Dunlap

The Replacements' Songs for Slim reunion EP comes out digitally today (March 5), just as organizers behind the monthly "Songs for Slim" split seven-inch series have declared the…
Kyle McGovern / March 5, 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Steve Earle, Will Sheff Unplugged

While iconic singer-songwriter Steve Earle and heady Okkervil River frontman Will Sheff have a Texas background in common, we brought them together in NYC because…
SPIN Staff / May 31, 2011

Will Sheff Meets Steve Earle

The Okkervil River leader and the outlaw country legend trade notes on tradition, storytelling, and just plain pissing people off.
Michael Tedder / May 17, 2011

Steve Earle, ‘I’ll Never Get Out of This World Alive’ (New West)

Like his idol Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle has made bemused fatalism his milieu. But Earle's first original set in four years is still a…
David Menconi / April 26, 2011

New Albums from Steve Earle, An Horse + 11 More

Here's our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores Tuesday, April 26:…
SPIN Staff / April 25, 2011