Well, we are almost a full week into December, so I think it’s safe to start playing some Christmas songs! Country music has a ton of great, original Christmas songs, so we will share some of them over the next few weeks to spread some Christmas cheer on CMM. ... read more!
For George Strait fans Christmas will becoming a little early this year. According to musicrow.com George will release “Strait Out of the Box: Part 2” exclusively with Walmart on November 18th. ... read more!
Here in southern California we don’t know a lot about the changing of the seasons. This Thursday, September 22nd marks the start of fall in the northern hemisphere. We may not notice and change here, but we still enjoy hearing songs about fall. ... read more!
This week, we have a triple shot that perfectly fits both ideas I had for this feature – they are three songs with the same theme & idea and also all have the exact same title, “Let It Go”. There is a quote I like that says, “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” As usual, country music has some of the best advice with these three songs titled “Let it Go.” I’ve heard that there’s another song out there with the same title, but these three are cooler to me than any “Frozen” song. ... read more!
The Academy of Country Music brings their big guns to Vegas yearly for not only the awards show but so much more. In 2009 legendary artist George Strait was honored as the Artist of the Decade at a star studded show that included Toby Keith, Brooks & Dunn, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and more. It was a fitting tribute to an artist who gave us so much not only with his music but his inspiration as well over the last three decades. For this feature today I wanted to share one of the highlights of Jack Ingram doing a stellar performance of “All My Ex’s Live In Texas”. ... read more!
A busy time in Country music with new album sales adding up. Don Henley is a name some may not be familiar with, but if you have ever heard an Eagles song you have heard of Don Henley. The Capitol recording artist has reached #1 album sales status on both the all-genre and country album charts with his debut release of “Cass County.” This is Henley’s first studio album in 15 years as well as his first time he has been classified among country albums. “Cass Country,” has chalked up 87,000 in pure album sales according to Nielsen Music. ... read more!