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Jason Ringenberg has transformed himself into Farmer Jason for his new "A Day At The Farm With Farmer Jason" album. On the CD cover, he's illustrated as an animated figure racing out of the barn atop a souped-up John Deere tractor. The package also includes a warning sticker that reads, "Parental Advisory: This CD contains songs that will have you singing along with your kids." That's right, moms and dads and boys and girls, "A Day At The Farm With Farmer Jason" is Ringenberg's farm-centered first children's album.  ...
Loneliness is a powerful emotion, and in the case of Jason Ringenberg it may just have been powerful enough to provide the motivation for his newest release, "All Over Creation. The disc contains a collection of collaborations with a wide variety of artists producing just as wide a variance of material. Some of the artists are widely known like Steve Earle, BR549 and Todd Snider. Others are mostly recognized within their own narrow sub-genres like Paul Burch and Lambchop.  ...
Jason Ringenberg is a busy man these days. Being a record company mogul will do that to a guy. "I'll sit around and just order people around," Ringenberg says as he imagines the possibilities of the title. "I'll fire me. I'll order my wife and I around." Frontman for cowpunkers Jason & the Scorchers, Ringenberg recently released an acclaimed solo album, the acoustic "A Pocketful of Soul," on his own Courageous Chicken Records, named in part because of his wife's fondness for the feathered creatures. In fact, Ringenberg and his wife, along with daughters Camille Grace and Addie Rose, live on a former chicken farm west of Nashville.  ...
Nearly 20 years into this thing, Jason and the Scorchers are still going at it like whirling dervishes. Certainly, that's the scene on a Friday night at Tramps, the New York City roots-music nightclub. The Scorchers have taken the stage scant minutes before midnight, all in an effort to garner support for their new double live album, Midnight Roads And Stages Seen, hitting stores four days later. True to form, the band is loud. Guitarist Warner Hodges, drummer Perry Bags and new bassist Kenny Ames just kind of stand on the stage, soaking it all in.  ...

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