OMG, It’s “Good Ol’ Boy” Country…on a Boat!

OMG, It’s “Good Ol’ Boy” Country…on a Boat!

Upscaling the location from pick-up trucks, "the lake," and barrooms to travel-poster locales of yachts sailing on azure oceans--- mostly 20 and 30-somethings, partying, hooking up, drinking and being drunk, is apparently, an antidote to heartbreak, when your partner...

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“You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby.”

“You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby.”

Nashville newcomer Lainey Wilson's delivery is sweet and ladylike, which belies the strong and straightforward message in her current Country hit, "Things A Man Oughta Know."  If I can't have it, I can do without I can hang a picture same as I can take it down And how...

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Country Trio Rascal Flatts is Calling it Quits

Country Trio Rascal Flatts is Calling it Quits

After 20 years together, dozens of hits and numerous awards, Country trio Rascal Flatts is calling it quits. The band had planned a 2020 farewell tour but the Covid pandemic put the kibosh on that; instead, they released "How They Remember You," which has been on the...

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Girls Just Want to  Have Fun

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

  If Dolly Parton’s “9-5” (1984) had a baby with Shaina Twain’s “Man!  I Feel like a Woman, " (1997) it might be “Like a Lady,” the newest release from Lady A. Co- written and sung by the group’s Hillary Scott, it’s got the charm and sass of both those songs,...

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Love & Romance!  For Ever & Ever!

Love & Romance! For Ever & Ever!

Country’s Luke Comb’s mid-tempo and romantic “Forever After All,” which has already racked up the most first day streams on Apple Music and broke a Spotify record for the most streams in one day for a solo Country artist, is #28 on this week’s  music chart, and it’s a...

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A Message That Touches the Heart (Cue the Kleenex!) 

A Message That Touches the Heart (Cue the Kleenex!) 

Nashville newcomer Elvie Shane's "My Boy" got me crying, and it's not even a sad song, rather, it's heartwarming, tender, and Country to its core: He ain't my blood, ain't got my name But if he did, I'd feel the same Yeah, he's my son and that's my choice He ain't my...

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Dan + Shay Give Thanks:  “Glad You Exist”

Dan + Shay Give Thanks: “Glad You Exist”

Hot Country duo Dan + Shay get right to the point in "Glad You Exist," a short, tight, upbeat song... There's a couple billion people in the world And a million other places we could be, but you're here with me Take a moment just to take it in 'Cause еvery high and...

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A Plea for Unity in Divided, Turbulent Times

A Plea for Unity in Divided, Turbulent Times

Come on, people now Smile on your brother Everybody get together Try to love one another right now Written by Chet Powers and performed by the Youngbloods, 1967's "Get Together" hit a national nerve: Simple, straightforward, and oh, so needed. Flash forward to...

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