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Three Women and the Truth

Three Women and the Truth

Opening to the strain of chunky, menacing guitars, the title track of Gretchen Peters' Blackbirds is one of the most affecting murder ballads since Bruce Springsteen's "Nebraska" left a trail of corpses strewn across the American landscape in the early Eighties.

Gretchen Peters on Deadly Themes of New Album: 'Who's Going to Stop Me?'

Gretchen Peters talks about the coincidental events that led to the morbid theme of her new album, 'Blackbirds.

Downtown Franklin, Tenn., provided the perfect setting last Friday night for Gretchen Peters' album release party/performance. Like the record, the town's Main Street is charming, pristine, and just a little bit out of the way. And, also like the record, the performance was refined, restrained, and just about perfect.

Refined, Restrained, and Just About Perfect: Gretchen Peters at the Franklin Theatre

Downtown Franklin, Tenn., provided the perfect setting last Friday night for Gretchen Peters' album release party/performance. Like the record, the town's Main Street is charming, pristine, and just a little bit out of the way. And, also like the record, the performance was refined, restrained, and just about perfect.

Despite the roll call of roots luminaries such as Jerry Douglas, Jason Isbell, Jimmy LaFave, Will Kimbrough, Kim Richey and Suzy Bogguss it is the songbird Peters herself who steals the show.

On her poignant new album Blackbirds, veteran country artist Gretchen Peters creates something beautiful out of mortalities ever tightening grip aving been inducted into the Nashville Songwriters H…

Gretchen Peters, Suzy Bogguss and Matraca Berg - Oh Cumberland  ( Oxford, 09/06/2011)

Gretchen Peters, Suzy Bogguss and Matraca Berg - Oh Cumberland ( Oxford,

On Saturday afternoon, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum hosted Gretchen Peters as part of the “Poets and Prophets” interview series it conducts with songwriters who have made “significant contributions to country music history.”

Feeling bad has rarely sounded as good as it does coming from singer-songwriter Gretchen Peters. Her latest album, "Blackbirds," is an unflinching collection of songs meditating on mortality.

Gretchen Peters Puts Feminine Spin on Mortality With New Album 'Blackbirds'  Due in February, 'Blackbirds' pairs award-winning songwriter with Jerry Douglas, Jason Isbell, Suzy Bogguss and Kim Richey

Gretchen Peters Tackles 'Taboo' Topics on New Album

Gretchen Peters Puts Feminine Spin on Mortality With New Album 'Blackbirds' Due in February, 'Blackbirds' pairs award-winning songwriter with Jerry Douglas, Jason Isbell, Suzy Bogguss and Kim Richey

Gretchen Peters in Harrogate

Gretchen Peters in Harrogate

Gretchen Peters in Harrogate

Gretchen Peters in Harrogate

With the effects of the recent highly successful Blackbirds UK tour barely worn off, Gretchen, Barry, Christine and Conor were once again reunited as a quartet to replicate the magic of the two previous albums into a live interpretation.

There is certainly nothing like an appearance at the Glastonbury Festival to give Gretchen Peters an extra kick in her step.

Gretchen Peters - Sunday Morning (Up And Down My Street)

live at & Porter, Nashville, TN August 2007 CD release party for "Burnt Toast & Offerings" John Gardner - drums Dave Francis - bass Doug Lancio - ele.

Gretchen Peters - (The Way You Move Me)

Gretchen Peters - The Way You Move Me (live)

At her Aug. 30 show in Houston, Nashville-based singer-songwriter Gretchen Peters seemed a bit surprised but very pleased to be playing to a near-capacity audience on a Sunday evening...

At her Aug. 30 show in Houston, Nashville-based singer-songwriter Gretchen Peters seemed a bit surprised but very pleased to be playing to a near-capacity audience on a Sunday evening.

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