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Next on CMT’s Crossroads: The Avett Brothers and Randy Travis. The episode will premiere on CMT at 11:00 ET/PT on Friday, November 23. Find out what songs were performed. More

Neil Young did his first Twitterview, and we’ve got the full transcript. More

Record Reviews: Titus Andronicus, Gary Clark Jr., The Doors, Two Gallants, Jason Aldean, Outlaws and Taylor Swift. More

Our Lyric of the Week takes a look at “Constructive Summer” by The Hold Steady. More

Andrew Rose Gregory‘s video for his song “In The Garden of Ein Gedi” premiered on our site. More

We continued our series on non-exclusive vs. exclusive contracts. More

Check out the fan-made video to Bob Dylan‘s latest song, “Duquesne Whistle” which stemmed from a request from Sony Music to send in pictures via Instagram with lyrics. More

Get to know Seth Riddle, manager of Serpents and Snakes, the label behind bands like Kings of Leon. More

Check out the full album stream of No Shape Can Hold Me Now from folk artist Matt Bauer and visit his website for a free download of a unique cover. More

The winners are in for the November/December 2012 Lyric Contest! Click to see the winners, honorable mentions and the top four lyrics. More

Hit country artist and songwriter Hunter Hayes will help to pick the winner of “The Pub Deal” contest. More

We announced our judges for the next Amateur Lyric Contest. More

John Hiatt’s daughter Lilly Hiatt premieres her song “Young Black Rose” off her recently released album Let Down. More

Live Photo Galleries: Rufus Wainwright at the Ryman, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Yep Roc 15, Zac Brown Band’s Southern Ground Festival, and Emmylou Harris performs Wrecking Ball with Steve Earle and Daniel Lanois. More

Our Writer of the Week, Nelly Furtado, discusses songwriting, female pop artists and her new album. More

Miss the last episode of ABC’s Nashville? Find out what happened with our recap of this week’s television adventures in Music City. More 

Tyler James and Kate York, the songwriters behind the episode’s key song “I Will Fall,” discuss their good fortune. More 

Roots-rock band Sassparilla premiered their song “Star” with us. The track is off their album Magpie, out next week. More

Joe Bonamassa talked with us about his band Black Country Communion and their album due October 30. More

Check out our review of Father John Misty‘s show at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn. More

Emmylou Harris revisited her album Wrecking Ball at a show at Marathon Music Works in Nashville, with Daniel Lanois and Steve Earle. More

Jimbo Mathus premiered his video for “In The Garden” from his album White Buffalo, due January 2013. More

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