A Beach Boys Influenced Country Song

A Beach Boys Influenced Country Song

Almost a year ago, Boomer Music Update  posted about  "10,000 Hours"  by Country duo Dan & Shay,  featuring Justin Bieber-- it was big hit, and not only in Country but also on the  Adult Top 40 format, as were their their previous #1s,  "Tequila" and "Speechless."...

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The Ol’ Hometown–Love it or Leave it

The Ol’ Hometown–Love it or Leave it

It doesn't matter if you loved your home town and stayed put, or if you couldn't wait to leave it--hometowns house indelible memories of life-changing moments. Country singer/songwriter Morgan Wallen LOVES his hometown--the gas station where he gets his morning...

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New Country Song Has Old-Time Country Feel

New Country Song Has Old-Time Country Feel

Music has its stereotypes:  high drama for opera, young love and lust  for rock n' roll, and  poor-but-happy for Country, a concept exemplified in the lovely-to-listen to "We Were Rich"-- a brand new up-tempo toe-tapper by female trio Runaway June, it has a...

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Eric Church is Spittin’ Mad About…Almost Everything…

Eric Church is Spittin’ Mad About…Almost Everything…

  When it comes to songs with social commentary, traditionally conservative Country music is probably more risk averse than other formats,  except for Eric Church  who  "marches to the beat of a different drummer." He likes his songs to tell it like it is,  and...

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Let’s Hear It For Mama!

Let’s Hear It For Mama!

The title of Tim McGraw’s latest release, his first on his new label, is “I Called Mama,” and that should tell you everything you need to know in advance as to whether or not this song is, or isn’t, your cup of tea. As it happens, Country is my favorite genre of...

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Viva La Margarita!

Viva La Margarita!

Jimmy Buffet’s "Margaritaville" is the absolute acme of tequila party songs, but Country Superstar, “American Idol” judge, and good ol’ boy Luke Bryan  joins the revelry with “One Margarita,” which sounds exactly like you’d expect: fast and snappy with sun drenched...

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Sign O’ the Times:  You in Your 6’, and Me in Mine

Sign O’ the Times: You in Your 6’, and Me in Mine

Luke Combs, possibly the hottest artist in Country music today, has written one of the best social distancing songs out there, capturing  both our shared isolation experience and the public’s fancy. Music programmers and the public LOVE it, and it their response has...

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A New Song For Memorial Day

A New Song For Memorial Day

Here's  a brand new song that's a perfect fit for this year's Memorial Day because it honors not only the brave soldiers who died in battles past, it also pays tribute to our living heros--the Dr.s, nurses, and healthcare workers on the front lines of today's battle...

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“In a World Full of Hate, Be a Light”

“In a World Full of Hate, Be a Light”

Glen Campbell said it 50 years ago, with "Try A Little Kindness," John Lennon said it, too, with “Imagine,” and now it’s Country star Thomas Rhett, reminding us to embrace our shared humanity, take the high road, do the right thing, be our best selves: 
 In a world...

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