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Neil Young to celebrate Record Store Day with vinyl, T-shirts ...

Neil Young … fashion icon? That’s right! The folk-rock guitar legend wants fans to do more than simply listen to his classic albums—he wants them to wear them.

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EXCLUSIVE: Bradford Lee Folk Debuts 'Never Looking Back'

Bluegrass guitarist and singer Bradford Lee Folk is debuting "Never Looking Back," a single from his forthcoming album, at Acoustic Guitar. 

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Dolly Parton Offers Vinyl 7-inch for Record Store Day

Dolly Parton wants to leave record lovers blue this week—with a blue-vinyl edition of her new song “Blue Smoke,” that is.

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EXCLUSIVE: 5J Barrow Debut 'Wildwood'

The New York group 5J Barrow are debuting their new single, "Wildwood," at Acoustic Guitar. 

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Josh Davis Band sentenced in counterfeit-acoustic-guitar scam

In a better world, indie rock bands would never sell out. And in a perfect world, they would never sell phony brand-name guitars.

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Neil Young is rockin' in the Kickstarter world

It’s “after the gold rush” once again for Neil Young—only this time the gold rush is more than $5 million in Kickstarter-raised funds for the 68-year-old singer-songwriter’s new online digital music company.

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Dave Van Ronk 'Live in Monterey' to be Released May 13

Call it “Inside Dave Van Ronk.” At least that’s how Omnivore Recordings is framing its release of a 1998 live performance from the late Greenwich Village folk singer who found posthumous fame earlier this year thanks to the Coen Brothers’ movie Inside Llewyn Davis, whose title character was based loosely on Van Ronk.

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Paul McCartney Announces U.S. Dates for 'Out There' tour

Paul McCartney fans won’t have to “long for yesterday” when dreaming of live shows by their favorite former Beatle—as the 70-year-old lad from Liverpool has announced a slate of upcoming North American dates this summer as part of his world-trotting “Out There” tour.

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Guernsey Guitar Auction Hits a Bum Note

What if they held a million-dollar acoustic-guitar auction and nobody came?

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Bluegrass Guitarist George Shuffler, 1925 - 2014

George Shuffler, the pioneering bluegrass guitarist whose cross-picking style helped define the genre, died April 7, according to the website Bluegrass Today. He was 88.

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R.E.M.'s 'Unplugged' Performances to be Released on Audio

R.E.M. may have broken up, but fans won’t be missing those jangly guitars for too long—as the godfathers of alternative rock are releasing their MTV Unplugged performances for the first time on audio.

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Gregg Allman Tribute Concert to Come Out on CD, DVD

Gregg Allman fans will get the midnight-ride of their life next month, when Rounder Records releases a recently recorded live tribute album to the voice behind such Southern rock acoustic-tinged classics as “Melissa” and “Midnight Rider.”

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Everly Brothers, Linda Ronstadt, Buck Owens among Library of Congress Inductees

The Everly Brothers’ hit “Cathy’s Clown,” Linda Ronstadt’s album Heart Like a Wheel, and the Louvin Brothers’ debut “When I Stop Dreamin” are among the acoustic-guitar-heavy recordings to be inducted this year into the National Recording Registry, officials from the Library of Congress announced today.

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Million-Dollar Martin, and more, on Auction in NYC

File under: guitars that had better stay in tune. And that’s the least the winning bidder of the 1930 Martin OM-45 Deluxe being auctioned in New York April 3 should expect—especially since that rare Depression-era model is expected to go for as much as $2 million.

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EXCLUSIVE: Ryan Hobler Premieres Video for 'All Along'

New York folkie Ryan Hobler is premiering the video for his song "All Along" at 

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Joan Baez among Vanguard Reissues for Record Store Day

When vinyl lovers fire up the turntables this month to celebrate the seventh annual Record Store Day, they’ll be spinning a few all-time-great titles from Vanguard Records.

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Hank Williams 'Garden Spot' recordings to be released

Two dozen long-lost Hank Williams performances will “see the light” next month, when Omnivore Recordings releases The Garden Spot Programs, 1950, a collection of cuts from an obscure Iowa-based radio show that first aired more than 64 years ago.

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Emperors of Wyoming release country-rock debut

The Emperors of Wyoming are the kings of Liaison Music this week, as the newly formed record label is making the Butch Vig-led country-rock band its first U.S. release.

Video. News. Country. Folk. Rock.

Paul Simon tribute concert at Carnegie Hall

There won’t be much of the ‘sound of silence’ heard at New York’s Carnegie Hall next week, when folk-music legend—and noted fingerstyle guitarist—Paul Simon will be honored with a musical tribute to his 50-plus-year career.

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EXCLUSIVE: Cahalen Morrison & Eli West Premiere Video for 'Voices of Evening'

The Americana roots duo Cahalen Morrison & Eli West are premiering their video of the Alice Gerrard song "Voices of Evening" at 

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Johnny Cash vault still packed with unreleased material, says son

Johnny Cash is turning out to be more like Johnny “cache”—as not only did the late country legend’s posthumous album, Out Among the Stars, come out this week, but son John Carter Cash says there is still several albums worth of unreleased material stashed in his archives.

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Bob Dylan ‘New Basement Tapes’ projects 'shall be released' in 2014

Lo and behold! A slew of never-released Bob Dylan lyrics from the folk-rock legend’s Basement Tapes era is being turned into an album and movie project by such musicians as Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford, and T Bone Burnett.

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Avett Brothers 'Thank God' for John Denver on 'Tonight Show'

The Avett Brothers threw some down-home “street” cred John Denver’s way by covering the late-country singer’s 1975 hit “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” during their March 5 spot on The Tonight Show.

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EXCLUSIVE SONG: Singer-Songwriter Patrick Park Premieres ‘My Holding Hand is Empty’

'Acoustic Guitar' premieres Patrick Park’s new song “My Holding Hand is Empty” exclusively today. It’s one of the highlights of his upcoming fourth album, 'Love Like Swords,' available April 22 on iTunes and other music distributors.

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Leo Kottke to Host 'Summer Camp' for Musicians

The jam sessions around the ol' campfire are going to sound especially good this year—well, at least they will at the Leo Kottke Dunk Tank, a new interactive summer camp for musicians taking place this August.

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