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Thursday, 05 June 2014 12:00

Rodney Crowell 6/5/14

It's easy to forget that there are lots of ways to be involved in the music industry. Rodney Crowell, though not a household name, is a giant of his craft, and getting your mind around the length and breadth of his career can be daunting.

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Rodney Crowell has had one of the great careers in American music -- and it ain't over yet. With his latest album, "Tarpaper Sky," he reunites with the core members of his classic '80s band, and threads together all of his musical loves: rockabilly, blues, gospel, country and folk. He's also back out on the road again, and on Thursday, June 5, 2014, KDHX will welcome Crowell to Off Broadway in St. Louis for a headlining show at Twangfest 18.

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Following up his acclaimed album with Emmylou Harris in 2013, Rodney Crowell draws on songs written a few years back and rekindles his creativity with musicians from his '80s career. The result is his 14th solo achievement, "Tarpaper Sky."

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Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell took the Peabody Opera House stage on Sunday night, proving to an appreciative St. Louis audience that authentic country music is indeed still alive and well.

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On Songwriters Showcase every Sunday morning 10 a.m.-noon Central, I enjoy sharing old favorites and new releases with listeners. Here's 10 of the latter that I most enjoyed this year.

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My top 10 for 2012 features great country artists, young and old, legendary and up-and-coming.

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In a bold musical project aptly titled "Kin," singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell and poet-memoirist Mary Karr have crafted a collection of lyrical stories, not unlike chapters in a book, that narrate a family history.

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Picking favorite tunes by Guy Clark is more an exercise in what to leave out, rather than what to include. The songwriting legend is entering his seventh decade, still at the top of his game.

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