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Gary Stewart's Last Stand , Pineapple Joe's, Fort Pierce, Florida (2017)    "Who's this demon they call commercial?" - John Hartford, "I Reckon"  "Just like back in the 1960's you had to have folk songs- 'Sixteen Tons'- that's what this is. It's soul music, music for us to carry on with, for us to move on. it's battle songs. My songs are rebel songs." - Tupac Shakur   Emperor Records is a Kentucky-based independent country music label founded by writer Travis Kitchens in 2015. Home to artists Zane Campbell, Darrin Hacquard, Brett Ratliff, and John R. Miller, Emperor's releases have been praised by the    Washington Post   ,    NPR Music   , and    Record Collector    for keeping visionary country music alive in a dark age.

Gary Stewart's Last Stand, Pineapple Joe's, Fort Pierce, Florida (2017)

"Who's this demon they call commercial?" - John Hartford, "I Reckon"

"Just like back in the 1960's you had to have folk songs- 'Sixteen Tons'- that's what this is. It's soul music, music for us to carry on with, for us to move on. it's battle songs. My songs are rebel songs." - Tupac Shakur

Emperor Records is a Kentucky-based independent country music label founded by writer Travis Kitchens in 2015. Home to artists Zane Campbell, Darrin Hacquard, Brett Ratliff, and John R. Miller, Emperor's releases have been praised by the Washington Post, NPR Music, and Record Collector for keeping visionary country music alive in a dark age.

 

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