To meet him is to love him, to listen to his music makes you love him even more. Country singer/songwriter James Robert Webb is celebrating the release of his second album, ‘Honky Tonk Revival’ on Bison Creek Records. The 11-track compilation features his current single, “Six Strings & The Truth,” which was ranked by iTunes Country as one of its top pre-sales. ... read more!
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!
Our Flashback Friday is dedicated to anyone who is afraid to say Merry Christmas anymore. It seems like political correctness has taken over every aspect of our lives. Leave it to Brad Paisley to address it with his great sense of humor. ... read more!
Old school country legends and classics never really age. Country Rewind Records (a division of Hindsight Records, NY), will introduce one of its newest collections of country music’s hidden treasures—”The Lost Nashville Sessions (Waylon Jennings).” The project will be available October 21, 2016 via all major digital retail outlets. ... read more!
We’ll continue our brief history of country music with an artist that’s been called “the First Lady of Country music.” “D-I-V-O-R-C-E” was written by Bobby Braddock and Curly Putman made famous by Tammy Wynette. The song went No. 1 in 1968. ... read more!
Nobody who listens to country music should not know about George Jones and his song “He Stopped Loving Her Today.” It was released in April of 1980 as the lead single from his album “I Am What I Am.” It was written by Bobby Braddock and Curly Putman and was George’s first number 1 single in six years and it stayed at number 1 for 18 weeks. This hit won him the Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance in 1980, ACM awards for Single and Song of the Year in 1980 and the CMA Song of the Year in both 1980 and 1981. It’s considered by many to be the greatest country songs of all time. ... read more!