Steve Earle

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Steve Earle and the Dukes: JT review – a father's fond farewell
Steve Earle reprises 10 songs by his son, the late Justin Townes Earle

Neil Spencer

26, Dec, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Justin Townes Earle, US songwriter and son of Steve Earle, dies aged 38
Tributes are flowing for the musician, who battled addiction throughout his life

Guardian staff

24, Aug, 2020 @2:31 AM

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Steve Earle: So You Wannabe an Outlaw review – winning homage to Willie and Waylon

Neil Spencer

18, Jun, 2017 @7:00 AM

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Steve Earle: 'My wife left me for a younger, skinnier, less talented singer'
After seven marriages and a near fatal heroin habit, the great singer-songwriter is now single, sober and interested only in caring for his autistic son. He talks about death threats, blowing $1,000 a day on drugs – and being an incorrigible romantic

Simon Hattenstone

14, Jun, 2017 @5:00 AM

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Robert Plant Lampedusa tour review – tenderly rocking for refugees
The former Led Zeppelin frontman warned that there would be no ‘Hobbit songs’ – instead he rolled out an empathetic set of Americana with guests including Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle and Joan Baez

Jim Farber

19, Oct, 2016 @3:49 PM

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Steve Earle and Shawn Colvin: nine divorces, two addictions, one perfect mix
When the musicians started singing together, they discovered they harmonized effortlessly – the start of an accidental and extraordinary creative union

Mark Guarino

16, Jun, 2016 @8:44 PM

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Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle: Colvin & Earle review – easy, upbeat Americana

Robin Denselow

09, Jun, 2016 @4:45 PM

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Various Artists: Joy of Living: A Tribute to Ewan MacColl review – an engrossing portrait
This centenary collection of Ewan MacColl covers serves brilliantly to show off his songwriting skills

Neil Spencer

25, Oct, 2015 @8:00 AM

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Steve Earle review – raw and reflective bittersweet blues
The former wild man of country played a powerful set of pained blues music inspired by his latest divorce

Robin Denselow

22, Oct, 2015 @2:46 PM

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Readers recommend: songs about scandal – results
The Irish church institutions to Native American oppression, apartheid to oil exploitation, RR’s redoubtable regular sonofwebcore picks a scandalous playlist from last week’s topic

George Boyland

15, Oct, 2015 @11:00 AM

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Readers Recommend: songs about obstacles | Peter Kimpton
Rivers to roadblocks, brick walls to tall orders, whether literal, metaphorical, psychological or cultural, raise up songs about barriers for this week’s playlist, says Peter Kimpton

Peter Kimpton

10, Sep, 2015 @7:00 PM

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Steve Earle review – notes of wild optimism create a powerful experience
Unlucky-in-love but clean and sober, the silver-bearded 59-year-old played solo with minimal backing, writes Malcolm Jack

Malcolm Jack

08, Aug, 2014 @2:57 PM

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