Ten songs with holidaze spirit, from Afroman's "O Chronic Tree" to Snoop Dogg's "Twas the Night Before Christmas."
Jerry Garcia's jazz collaborator Howard Wales has passed away. Wales played on the Grateful Dead's "American Beauty" and with Garica on "Hooteroll?"
Peter Tosh's "Legalize It" - the greatest marijuana song of all time - was recorded by Sublime for "Hempilation: Freedom Is NORML," a benefit album released 25 years ago this month.
The Country Music Association managed to piss off almost everyone at this year's CMA Awards, including Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires, who criticized the organization for failing to pay tribute to John Prine, Jerry Jeff Walker and others.
Rolling Stone has updated its 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list. Here are our 19 favorite albums on the list, plus two that were inexplicably omitted.