How (and why!) Gordon Lightfoot wrote The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald on the Steve Earle Show

Legendary Canadian singer/songwriter Gordon Lightfoot joined SiriusXM Outlaw Country host Steve Earle to talk about songwriting The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald from his 1976 album Summertime Dream. The song was written to commemorate the November 10, 1975 sinking of the American Great Lakes freighter the SS Edmund Fitzgerald on Lake … Continued


R.I.P. Pete Seeger: Legendary folk singer, activist + troubadour

Legendary folk singer-songwriter Pete Seeger, singer of such mid-20th century activist anthems as If I Had A Hammer, Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season), and We Shall Overcome, passed away Monday night at the age of 94. … Continued


Rosanne Cash travels through Outlaw Country

The American South looms large on Rosanne Cash’s acclaimed new album, The River & The Thread. During two separate appearances on SiriusXM Outlaw Country, Cash reunited with old friends and musical peers Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale (Buddy & Jim … Continued


WATCH: Steve Earle Shows Us the “Invisible” People

Steve Earle brought home the cause of homelessness with his moving song “Invisible,” performed recently at the SiriusXM Outlaw Country studios. In this intimate live setting, Earle sings this piece inspired by the growing lines at local soup kitchens, and … Continued


WATCH: Steve Earle Takes Us on a Tuneful Ride on “The Low Highway”

Folk Americana icon Steve Earle still sings every note like it’s the first time. In this recent live set at the SiriusXM Performance Theater, Earle coaxed the tones from his guitar that make him an Outlaw Country all-time favorite. We’ll … Continued