Jewly Hight

Jewly Hight appears in the following:

At 86, Bobby Osborne Doesn't Intend To Quit Singing Anytime Soon

Thursday, December 07, 2017

The bluegrass group Osborne Brothers released their version of "Rocky Top" on Christmas Day 50 years ago. Sonny Osborne retired in 2005, but Bobby is still going strong. The singer released his latest album 'Original' in June.

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Dan Tyminski On Mixing Electronic Dance And 'Southern Gothic'

Thursday, October 19, 2017

He's was one of the most recognizable voices in acoustic music, thanks to work with Alison Krauss and on the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack. Then he got a call from Avicii.

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On 'McCrary Sisters: Live,' The Spotlight Turns Toward Gospel's Go-To Backup Singers

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The sisters have sung with Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder and more. And they're Nashville gospel royalty: Their father led the legendary Fairfield Four. Now, they're releasing a live album of their own.

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First Listen: Alex Williams, 'Better Than Myself'

Thursday, August 03, 2017

The 26-year-old country singer is a student of old-line outlaw country and its tradition of leathery, knowing tall talk.

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First Listen: Miss Eaves, 'Feminasty'

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Stream the debut album by Brooklyn-based rapper Miss Eaves, who made waves this summer with her body-positive hit, "Thunder Thighs."

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Songs We Love: Becca Mancari, 'Arizona Fire'

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Suspended in an undulating soundscape of guitar effects, the emerging Nashville songwriter sings as though she's accessing once-overwhelming sensations from a great distance.

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Songs We Love: Lizz Wright, 'Seems I'm Never Tired Lovin' You'

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Wright tells NPR that this Nina Simone song is "literally the statement of belonging and affection." A full gospel choir gives it an old, marching, rocking feel.

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First Listen: Nicole Atkins, 'Goodnight Rhonda Lee'

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Atkins' 11-song set depicts high-stakes personal struggles, but the Nashville-based pop singer doesn't treat them as somber affairs.

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World Cafe Nashville: Lillie Mae

Friday, June 30, 2017

Though still in her 20s, the fiddler and singer-songwriter has been plying her trade in Nashville for a decade and a half. She talks singing with her siblings and her Jack White-produced solo debut.

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First Listen: Tristen, 'Sneaker Waves'

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Nashville indie-rock star Tristen Gaspadarek bears quietly lacerating witness to vulnerability on her infectious third album.

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World Cafe Nashville: Walker Hayes

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

With a looping station nicknamed "Loop Bryan," Hayes performed material from his two mixtapes at CMA Fest 2017. Here, he talks about writing songs whose unvarnished specificity makes them relatable.

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World Cafe Nashville: Bailey Bryan

Friday, June 23, 2017

The country-pop singer's debut single, "Own It," is all about embracing fluidity; her influences range from Taylor Swift to Chance the Rapper. We caught up with her at this year's CMA Fest.

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First Listen: Jim Lauderdale, 'London Southern'

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Americana star's new album is a celebration of the British blend of pop, R&B and rock and roll that captivated him as a young child.

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World Cafe Nashville: The CMA Fest Experience

Monday, June 19, 2017

The annual festival is a chance for fans to get up close and personal with their favorite country stars — and to discover new artists. Ann Powers and Jewly Hight report back from this year's event.

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World Cafe Nashville: Muscadine Bloodline

Friday, June 16, 2017

The duo's take on down-home narratives and fist-pumping country anthems is edged in angsty, masculine sensitivity, betraying Charlie Muncaster and Gary Stanton's emo and mall-punk reference points.

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Jason Isbell Forges His Own 'Nashville Sound'

Thursday, June 15, 2017

His undeniable visibility has made Isbell consider how he represents the South in his music. On his new album, he expands his repertoire of character-driven songwriting with a turn toward politics.

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First Listen: Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, 'The Nashville Sound'

Monday, June 12, 2017

With eyes clear and nerves jangled, Isbell wrestles with unpleasant social and political realities on his sixth studio album.

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Songs We Love: Cale Tyson, 'Somebody Save Me'

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Tyson was an emo kid who found a melancholic connection to country music, and made his debut LP in Muscle Shoals. This horn-accented tune suggests his muse is already leading him elsewhere.

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First Listen: Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie

Thursday, June 01, 2017

Fleetwood Mac's guitarist and keyboardist team up for an album that features every member of the legendary band, minus Stevie Nicks.

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First Listen: Lady Antebellum, 'Heart Break'

Thursday, June 01, 2017

The country trio behind mega-hit "Need You Now" is back from hiatus. Stream Lady Antebellum's new album in its entirety.

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