Bonnie Prince Billy

Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Nathan Salsburg – “Wallins Creek Girls”

Bonnie "Prince" Billy and Nathan Salsburg -- a guitarist and curator of the Alan Lomax Archive who tours with Joan Shelley's band -- will release…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 22, 2017 - 12:42 pm

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Mama Tried” (Merle Haggard Cover) Video

Will Oldham has always been a vocal admirer of country legend Merle Haggard, who died last year. The first time Oldham ever sang in public,…
Tom Breihan | March 8, 2017 - 11:34 am

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Treasure Maps”

Will Oldham, the Kentucky native who records ghostly folk music under the name Bonnie "Prince" Billy, has a new track on a four-song benefit compilation…
Peter Helman | February 21, 2017 - 10:26 pm

Watch The National Talk, Perform Grateful Dead On CBS This Morning

Bryce and Aaron Dessner went on CBS This Morning to discuss their massive new Grateful Dead tribute album, which was released yesterday. "There is chemistry,…
James Rettig | May 21, 2016 - 11:12 am

Hear Grateful Dead Covers From Sharon Van Etten, Perfume Genius, Jim James, More

The National's massive triple-disc Grateful Dead tribute album Day Of The Dead is coming out in a few weeks, and we've already heard a whole
Tom Breihan | April 27, 2016 - 9:53 am

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Most People”

Bonnie "Prince" Billy -- aka Will Oldham -- has a new track featured on Refugee, a benefit compilation for Malta's Migrant Offshore Aid Station. The…
James Rettig | April 22, 2016 - 12:13 pm

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Report From São Miguel’s Tremor Festival

Now in its third year, the Tremor festival takes place on the island of São Miguel in the Azores -- a place that, quite frankly,…
T. Cole Rachel | March 23, 2016 - 4:54 pm

Bitchin Bajas & Bonnie Prince Billy – “Despair Is Criminal” Video

Bitchin Bajas and Bonnie Prince Billy's collaborative album Epic Jammers And Fortunate Little Ditties is out now, and although the video for "Despair Is Criminal"
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2016 - 10:36 am

Bonnie “Prince” Billy & Bitchin’ Bajas – “Your Hard Work Is About to Pay Off, Keep On Keeping On” Video

The always-prolific Will Oldham has a new album coming out next month: Epic Jammers And Fortunate Little Ditties, a full-length collaboration with the experimental Chicago…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2016 - 11:30 am

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “When Thy Song Flows Through Me” Video

Will Oldham recently released two covers under his Bonnie "Prince" Billy moniker, one for Prince's "The Cross" and another of Leonard Cohen's "Hunter's Lullaby." Oldham…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 21, 2016 - 12:12 pm

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Hunter’s Lullaby” (Leonard Cohen Cover)

Last January Will Oldham covered Hank Williams' "Leave Me Alone With These Blues" in a session for the website Fogged Clarity. Today, almost exactly a…
Chris DeVille | January 18, 2016 - 11:36 am

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “The Cross” (Prince Cover)

Prince has a catalog full of incredible deep cuts, and one of the best is "The Cross," a scorching rock ballad that appeared on his…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2016 - 1:12 pm

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Rich Wife Full Of Happiness”

Did you guys know there was a new Bonnie "Prince" Billy album coming out this month? I sure didn't! The forthcoming Pond Scum isn't, strictly…
Tom Breihan | January 6, 2016 - 11:52 am


There’s Beer In The Jar: 8 Boundary-Pushing Brewer-Musician Collaborations

If you've spent any time watching television in the last several years, you've probably had the dubious pleasure of watching Pitbull try to sell you
Brad Sanders | April 23, 2015 - 10:36 am

Bonnie “Prince” Billy – “Gloria” (broeder Dieleman Cover) Video

Record Store Day is now only one day away, and like many others before him, Bonnie "Prince" Billy aka Will Oldham has decided to release…
Caitlin White | April 17, 2015 - 2:50 pm
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