James Robert Webb Pays Homage to Hero’s in Honky Tonk Revival
Feb12

James Robert Webb Pays Homage to Hero’s in Honky Tonk Revival

One of the criticisms that often gets mentioned about traditional Country music is that it’s kind of wooden when it comes to energy. Some people say ‘It’s more of an older person’s sound because the young have more attitude in their material.” Those people haven’t listened to James Robert Webb. Hailing from the state of Oklahoma, Webb learned the art of holding a crowd’s attention from an early age, and that education pays huge...

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The Rise Of William Michael Morgan
Nov16

The Rise Of William Michael Morgan

They say that Rome wasn’t built in a day – and neither was “I Met A Girl,” the first hit single from William Michael Morgan. The Warner Brothers recording artist recently made it to the top of the charts with his debut single, setting a record climb of 58 weeks. The singer tells CMChat that he’s proud of the record, and the fact that the label didn’t give up on him. “It all comes down to the team – Warner Brothers and my management....

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The Tin Man Gets To The Heart Of His New EP
Nov06

The Tin Man Gets To The Heart Of His New EP

Marshall Seese is a unique talent. First of all, the singer – the CMChat One To Watch for November – marches to his own drum beat, serving up a unique musical blend that is as much Americana than it is Country. The singer also does not go by his given name, opting for the stage name of The Tin Man. At first, Marshall Seese, who hails from Atlanta, attempted to launch his career the old-fashioned way, but opted for another try. “I...

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Kentucky Headhunters Cooking Up New Music On Safari
Oct27

Kentucky Headhunters Cooking Up New Music On Safari

It seems that The Kentucky Headhunters always have something cooking on the musical stove. On Safari, their latest disc, will be released November 4. However, the band’s Richard Young says the music has been simmering for some time. “We were actually in the process of writing what would become the album two years ago,” Young told CMChat. “Then, Johnny Johnson’s wife had called, and we had cut an album 12 years before, and she wanted...

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Lauded Bluegrass Fiddler Michael Cleveland Talks New Album, Storied Past
Oct22

Lauded Bluegrass Fiddler Michael Cleveland Talks New Album, Storied Past

Ten times in his career so far, Michael Cleveland has been named the International Bluegrass Music Association Fiddle Performer of the Year. So, it would stand to reason that the Indiana native grew up listening to the legends of the instrument. “I loved all of them…Benny Martin, Scotty Stoneman, Bobby Hicks, Kenny Baker, Dale Potter – I’ve listened to them all, and tried to learn something from all of them,” Michael Cleveland told...

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