Long Blond Hair, Black Leather Pants & Stilettos…

Long Blond Hair, Black Leather Pants & Stilettos…

There must be a good reason that stories are still told, and songs still sung, about men who cheat on their women…fertile ground for tough, take-no-prisoners Country singers who are pissed-off big time. Carrie Underwood set the bar when the video to her mega-hit...

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This is a V-E-R-Y “Country” Song

This is a V-E-R-Y “Country” Song

Country singer/songwriter Dustin Lynch knows small towns 'cause he grew up in Tullahoma, Tennessee,  population just under 20,000. In 2017, his "Small Town Boy" went to the top of the Country  chart, and now,  two years later, he's back with "Ridin' Roads" a song...

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Paying Your Dues in Nashville Can Be a Very Rough Gig

Paying Your Dues in Nashville Can Be a Very Rough Gig

What's it like paying dues to make it in the highly competitive Nashville music scene? Ask newcomer Caylee Hammack. She's 25-years old, and has been singing and writing songs since she was 13.  At 19, she moved to Nashville, kicked around, lived a few weeks out of her...

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Pop Star Justin Bieber & Country Duo Dan + Shay Have a Hit.

Pop Star Justin Bieber & Country Duo Dan + Shay Have a Hit.

Music genres sometimes blur, and here’s a doozy:  Justin Bieber, one of the world’s top Pop stars, and Country duo Dan & Shay, have a hit:  "10,000 Hours” is romantic, so-sweet, upbeat, charming, clever and just a little bit Country, with a cutesy-catchy hook. I'd...

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A Little Gem with a Wise Message

A Little Gem with a Wise Message

  "More Hearts Than Mine" by Ingrid Andress is currently one of the most played songs on Country radio, charting top #25 and climbing. It's a lyrical gem, achingly tender and sweet, sung with sensitivity and emotion, with a plaintive story-line that's a far cry...

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Country Music is Having a Moment

Country Music is Having a Moment

  "Country Music: A  Ken Burns Film," an 8-part/16-hour series, debuts Sunday night on PBS. That said... Songs about  family are fodder for all music formats, from Paul Peterson's "My Dad" to Luther Vandross' "Dance With My Father"  to The Judds' "Grandpa Tell Me...

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Miranda Lambert, Saucy as Ever

Miranda Lambert, Saucy as Ever

Survival, overcoming obstacles, moving on ... those moments in life we'd like to forget... Miranda Lambert's first single since 2017's "Tin Man" is upbeat, and so Country.  The title says it all: "It All Comes Out in the Wash." You got frisky with your boss at the...

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