Our Throwback Thursday song today is Barbara Mandrell’s “I Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool.” It was written by Kye Fleming and Dennis Morgan and released in April 1981 as the lead single from the album “Barbara Mandrell Live.” ... read more!
The excitement builds each week, the rounds come and go, then the moment you worked for arrives. Singer-songwriter Jake Worthington experienced that first hand as a member of Team Blake on Season 6 of “The Voice.” ... read more!
Fresh off being recognized on nearly every “One to Watch” list for 2017 including Rolling Stone’s “10 New Country Artists You need To Know,” Runaway June is without a doubt the most important new group to hit country music. At a time when the “Group” section in the genre’s award shows are… well… meager, it’s refreshing to know that there is at least one new group making headway in the genre. ... read more!
If at all possible, fans of The Man in Black should attend this memorable event. On Saturday, May 27, the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will host an afternoon with Cindy, Kathy, Rosanne, and Tara Cash, the daughters of Johnny Cash, for a program titled “Becoming Our Father: Johnny Cash’s Daughters in Conversation.” ... read more!
Sunday, May 14th is Mothers’ Day, so I wanted to dedicate these songs by Mark Chestnutt, Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood to all the moms out there. A couple of them are sad, but they all remind us to appreciate mom for all she does. ... read more!
News like this never grows old. Willie Nelson’s new studio album, God’s Problem Child, (and 9th for Sony/Legacy Recordings) has entered the Billboard Country chart at #1, making it the artist’s second US country chart-topper in less than two years. His 6th Legacy release, Django and Jimmie, an unforgettable musical collaboration with Merle Haggard, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country chart in June 2015. ... read more!