She started in 1969 providing clear, pure, high harmony for the ultimate country-rock
bad boy, Gram Parsons.
John C Reilly as fictional country-rock
star Dewey Cox.
Parsons, one of the fathers of country-rock
, died from a drug overdose in 1973.
The Austin-based singer-songwriter Kelly Willis used country-rock
's inherent conflict between roots and horizons to evoke that moment in early midlife when the future starts showing its borders, and self-acceptance becomes a painful necessity.
(wing-mirror) (all works 1999) is a layered landscape of the ambivalent, half-bucolic, half-industrial Andreas Gursky variety: titular wing mirror and highway in foreground, guardrail and tunnel in middle ground, lush small town in background.
But Ingenue feels more like a soft-focus country-rock
album, with the lyrical emphasis on standard-issue heartache and the musical emphasis on control; lang's voice is a big and beautiful belter's instrument that rides a rapier thrust and an endearing tremolo.
OTHER shows to tempt you out this weekend include the country-rock
of Kevin Montgomery and his band the Endangered Livers tonight at Cluny 2.
And Froggy is Birmingham's own country-rock
legend, a good mate and a great singer.
THEAVETT BROTHERS I And Love And You The US country-rock
band chalked up my Single Of The Year with this great song produced by Rick Rubin.
It's a gentle, mellow, nostalgic document of an artist whose country-rock
strikes a similar mood.
Green & Root create smooth folk-pop leaning toward '70s country-rock
. Partners in life as well as music, the duo's voices blend to create gorgeous harmonies.
Singer and keyboard player Gram Parsons was the father of the late '60s country-rock
movement which spawned bands such as The Eagles.