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Ray Wylie Hubbard Returns With Gritty New Album, “Co-Starring,” Featuring Motley Mix of Guest Artists

Ray Wylie Hubbard Returns With Gritty New Album, “Co-Starring,” Featuring Motley Mix of Guest Artists

Roadhouse poet and renegade guitarist Ray Wylie Hubbard, 73, will release a new album, Co-Starring, on July 10. The 10-song project features contributions from a number of “‘co-stars,” including Ronnie Dunn, Ashley McBryde, Pam Tillis, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Chris Robinson, Don Was, Larkin Poe, Peter Rowan, Aaron Lee Tasjan, The Cadillac Three and more. Ray Wylie…MORE

Gibson Guitar Jam with Jason Isbell, Lee Roy Parnell, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Cassadee Pope, Chris Isaak, Parmalee & More [Photo Gallery]

Gibson Guitar Jam with Jason Isbell, Lee Roy Parnell, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Cassadee Pope, Chris Isaak, Parmalee & More [Photo Gallery]

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) summer trade show (July 18–20) kicked off in Nashville at the Wildhorse Saloon on July 18 with the Gibson Summer NAMM Jam. The showcase featured a lineup of legends, stars and emerging acts—all strumming Gibson guitars—including Jason Isbell, Nathaniel Rateliff, Chris Isaak, Lee Roy Parnell, Ray Wylie Hubbard,…MORE

New Albums

New Albums

New albums dropping today (Aug. 18) include Josh Abbott Band’s Until My Voice Goes Out, Brandy Clark’s Live From Los Angeles and Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer’s Not Dark Yet, and more.MORE

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Michael Ray Honors His Grandma Penny with a Tattoo

Michael Ray Honors His Grandma Penny with a Tattoo

When you’re getting a permanent addition to you body, you want to make sure it means something, right?

Michael Ray has several tattoos, but each one has a personal connection to his life, “All my tattoos are either family based, religious based, or music based.”

He shares the story of one of his tattoos that honors his late grandmother, “So, my grandma, Penny, she passed away a couple of years ago, and I have a tattoo memory of my grandfather, and I wanted a tattoo for her. Her nickname was Penny, and I got a penny with my Grandmother’s birth year, 1942, on the date, on the inside of my arm.”

If he could change one thing about the tattoo…it would just be WHEN he got it. Turns out Michael got it on a show day, and it being on his arm, well, Michael admits “I started playing guitar that night…for the show, and it hurt like hell.”

But even with that night of pain Michael proudly says “it’s probably my favorite tattoo.”

 

Photo Credit: Sean Hagwell