Steve Earle on cops, bikers, jail, Ted Bundy, and The Hard Way

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, OCT. 11, 1990 By Steve Newton Steve Earle’s got a headache—a real doozie. The whirlwind promotional tour that brought him to Vancouver’s Georgian Court Hotel has taken its toll, and while this scribbler waits in the lobby, Earle’s up in his room, downing aspirins to ease the pain brought … Continue reading Steve Earle on cops, bikers, jail, Ted Bundy, and The Hard Way

Justin Townes Earle is clearly his father’s son

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, MAY 13, 2009 By Steve Newton When Steve Earle paid tribute to his friend and mentor Townes Van Zandt by naming his first son Justin Townes Earle, he bestowed the child with a moniker that would take some living up to. But by all accounts, the younger Earle has proven himself … Continue reading Justin Townes Earle is clearly his father’s son