#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Brooklyn James
Jan18

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Brooklyn James

Words. They shape us. They break us. The power a writer wields is unlimited. Brooklyn James puts into words all the feelings, the emotions, that, well, we can’t find words for. Brief career synopsis: (Please tell our readers about your career/past, present and future plans) “I’ve been writing books and music now for eight years. Technically longer than eight years, but with a focus and a purpose—and a publisher!—I no longer...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Jenny Tolman and “Something To Complain About”
Jan12

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Jenny Tolman and “Something To Complain About”

“Welcome to Jennyville. Visitors who take the aural journey inside the city limits will likely find plenty of familiar characters in the fictional town – ambitious workers, strutting ladies, loving partners and fragile souls. While exploring the citizenry, listeners might even find themselves. In the process, they’ll get to know Jenny Tolman, a Nashville-based singer/songwriter who relays big chunks of her personality as she plays...

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Tracy Lawrence Takes Us Back to the “Good Ole Days” with Special Guests
Dec28

Tracy Lawrence Takes Us Back to the “Good Ole Days” with Special Guests

In 1991 twenty-three-year-old Tracy Lawrence’s debut single, “Sticks and Stones,” topped the Billboard chart. Lawrence shared that George Jones and Merle Haggard influenced his music. Now, just ahead of his fiftieth birthday, Lawrence re-recorded the hit with Luke Bryan for Good Ole Days, his latest album. Now it’s Lawrence who is influencing the next generation of artists and fans. “I think one of the great things about a lot of the...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Jenny Tolman
Dec20

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Jenny Tolman

“A CD of Jenny Tolman’s demos tied to the top of a roll of toilet paper with glittery gold and leopard skin ribbon, and a note that reads ‘Stan, you’re gonna shit when you hear this,’ now sits among the treasured collectibles on the desk of legendary booking agent, Stan Barnett (Buck Owens, Keith Whitley, Brenda Lee, Lady Antebellum). Jenny Tolman, an old blue-eyed soul at 21 years of age, has already left her mark...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Faren Rachels
Dec06

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Faren Rachels

Singer/songwriter Faren Rachels grew up in Sparta, Georgia – population 1,281. Rachels owned and drove her own drag racing car. After graduating in a class of 12, she went to the University of Georgia, where she put together her own band. From there she settled in Nashville five years ago. When did you start singing?  “Honestly, probably when I started to talk! My parents bought me a small karaoke machine when I was really young &...

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