Often, the myths and legends hovering around America and its music are most fascinating to those who are geographically removed from it. Canadian acts including The Band in the 1960s/’70s, ... Read More
A father, a husband, a small-town dweller, a lover, a partier—Colt Ford takes every opportunity to showcase his many different roles, and this time around Colt brings even more star power ... Read More
Mandy Barnett is one of the few singers who, with her soft yet compelling voice, can embody the emotional torch-and-twang style of Patsy Cline with authority. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of ... Read More
On “Harper Valley P.T.A.” and “Carroll County Accident,” tunesmith Tom T. Hall clearly revealed the deceitful ways of the adult world. Fortunately, that isn’t the only place where his songs ... Read More
Brad Paisley, having been raised on traditional country music, is one of a handful of contemporary stars who could title an album This Is Country Music (with all that the title implies) without ... Read More
Twelve years after Matraca Berg’s last album, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer returns with a moody set of songs that chronicle loss, defeat and pain throughout the lives of women.
In an ... Read More
Since his rise during the 1960s, Kenny Rogers has had pop success with The First Edition, notched the country perennials “The Gambler” and “Lucille,” dabbled in acting, recorded with Michael ... Read More