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2010-06-14 06:00:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, June 22, 2010, Favored Nations Entertainment will release the original motion picture soundtrack for CRAZY, an independent feature film inspired by the tragic life and groundbreaking music of legendary 1950s-era guitarist Hank Garland. The soundtrack will be released one week before the June 29 release of the film's DVD and Blu-ray formats. CRAZY chronicles Hank Garland's rise to fame in Nashville, from playing on hits for icons...

2008-09-15 09:00:33

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- CRAZY, an independent feature film inspired by the tragic life and groundbreaking music of legendary 1950s-era guitarist Hank Garland, is an official selection at the Illinois International Film Festival in St. Charles, IL (one hour west of Chicago). CRAZY will be screened on Saturday, September 20, 10:00 AM at St. Charles' historic circa 1926 Arcada Theatre (105 E. Main St., St. Charles, 60174). Waylon Payne, acclaimed for his debut film role as Jerry...

2008-08-06 15:00:34

By Michael Janusonis While watching director Rick Bieber's Crazy, I started to wonder why a movie this good has not yet been picked up for release by a major studio. It's the story of Hank Garland, a name and even a face you might not recognize. But it's certain that everyone of a certain age (as in middle age, at least) will have heard his artistry. Garland had a magical touch with the guitar and his playing backed up some of the most famous names on record out of Nashville in the...

2008-08-04 12:00:53

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- CRAZY, an independent feature film inspired by the tragic life and groundbreaking music of legendary 1950s-era guitarist Hank Garland, is an official selection at the 9TH Annual Sacramento Film & Music Festival in Sacramento, CA. The 10-day Northern California event in the State's capital is presented by Sactown Magazine. CRAZY will be screened Sunday, August 10 at 5PM in the historic, elegantly restored Crest Theatre in downtown Sacramento (1013 K...

2008-08-04 09:00:38

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- CRAZY, an independent feature film inspired by the tragic life and groundbreaking music of legendary 1950s-era guitarist Hank Garland, is an official selection at the 12TH Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIFF) in Providence, RI. RIFF, founded in 1997, is now ranked as one of the top twelve film festivals in the United States. CRAZY will be screened on Thursday, August 7 at 9:15PM in the historic, wonderfully restored Columbus Theatre Arts...

2008-07-25 09:00:58

LOS ANGELES, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- CRAZY, an independent feature film inspired by the tragic life and groundbreaking music of legendary 1950s-era guitarist Hank Garland, is an official selection at the 17TH Annual Woods Hole Festival in Woods Hole, MA. The eight day event, which begins on July 26, is the oldest independent film festival on Cape Cod and the Islands. CRAZY will be screened on closing night, Saturday, August 2 at 9PM in the Redfield Auditorium at the Woods Hole Oceanographic...

2008-07-22 12:00:47

LOS ANGELES, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CRAZY, an independent feature film inspired by the tragic life and groundbreaking music of legendary 1950s-era guitarist Hank Garland, is an official selection at the 22nd Annual Wine Country Film Festival, a roving festival that takes place in spectacular outdoor settings and select theaters and venues throughout Northern California's Napa and Sonoma Valleys. CRAZY will be screened Friday, July 25 at 7PM at the Kenwood Depot, a Sonoma County historic...

2008-07-08 12:00:46

LOS ANGELES, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- CRAZY, an independent feature film inspired by the tragic life and groundbreaking music of legendary 1950s-era guitarist Hank Garland, has been drawing acclaim and pulling in a string of major awards on the 2008 film festival circuit. Variety wrote that, "its character, music and period detailing are sharp and intelligent" -- currently, the film is mid-way through an itinerary of screenings at some two dozen festivals nationwide and in England. Earlier...

2005-10-21 19:41:08

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - U2, Foo Fighters, Norah Jones and Jerry Lee Lewis are among the luminaries set to perform at "I Walk the Line: A Night for Johnny Cash." The CBS special will air November 16, two days before the theatrical release of the Cash biopic "Walk the Line," starring Joaquin Phoenix as the legendary musician. Among the other acts set to put their own stamp on Cash's songs are Sheryl Crow, Alison Krauss, Kris Kristofferson, Dwight Yoakam, Martina...

2005-10-05 20:34:21

By Chris Morris LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "If you nail yourself down to one thing, you're gonna have a hurt foot," Waylon Payne says. Country singer-songwriter Payne has been a hard man to nail down lately. The musician, who released a fine but criminally overlooked album, "The Drifter," through Republic/Universal last year, is branching into acting. Appropriately enough, his first two roles find him playing musical legends. In November, Payne makes a small but head-turning...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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