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Josh Crutchmer

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Josh Crutchmer is the print planning editor at The New York Times. Prior to joining The Times, he was the assistant managing editor of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland where, among other high-profile events, he oversaw coverage and production of the annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductions. Previously, he has worked at The Chicago Tribune, The Buffalo News, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the Omaha World-Herald, The Arizona Republic and The Oklahoman.

He has a long history in music journalism, with a heavy slant toward Red Dirt. He was tapped to write obituaries for Merle Haggard and George Jones for The Plain Dealer and Nashville City Paper, respectively. He covered the rise to prominence of Cross Canadian Ragweed for The Oklahoman and the ban
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“To quote Reckless Kelly: 'White picket fences look a lot like iron bars and a pink house with shutters reminds me of old gray walls.' Chasing Red Dirt music around the world does not. It feels normal and natural, almost as if it is where I am supposed to be and what I should be doing.”
Josh Crutchmer, Red Dirt: Roots Music Born in Oklahoma, Raised in Texas, at Home Anywhere

“Within the last few years, I personally have been hearing this phrase a lot: 'Shut up and sing,'" {Brad] Piccolo [of the Red Dirt Rangers] said. "In other words, 'We don't want to hear a musician talk about politics.' Well, for me, the response is, 'Fuck you.”
Josh Crutchmer, Red Dirt: Roots Music Born in Oklahoma, Raised in Texas, at Home Anywhere

“There is exactly enough of me that is aware of that to make me into someone vaguely normal. Like a guy who takes the trash out and buys replacement hand mixes parts online and usually does not show up to work hungover anymore. The part of me who knows this is how I have to be is always in conflict. He is in conflict with the bigger, stronger, louder part of me who does nothing but hover over the normal me, 24/7, reminding me that I could be at a Red Dirt concert somewhere at that exact moment.”
Josh Crutchmer, Red Dirt: Roots Music Born in Oklahoma, Raised in Texas, at Home Anywhere




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