Cassie’s Kick-ass Country: October Recap
Nov13

Cassie’s Kick-ass Country: October Recap

This month has been the biggest one yet for our podcast! Hitting milestones such as getting 9,000 downloads on an episode, interviewing one of #CMchat’s favorite female artists, Faren Rachels, and getting to talk with Jordan Davis, who sings the forever catchy song “Singles You Up.” October is one for the books and we’re looking forward to more episodes in November! EP. 20: Neon Moon This episode started on a...

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#CMchat Exclusive Premiere: Gary Kyle “Whiskey Dents”
Sep12

#CMchat Exclusive Premiere: Gary Kyle “Whiskey Dents”

Houston native Gary Kyle’s signature track is “Texas Strong.” It was the theme song for Lone Star Roads, a syndicated TV show hosted by Justin Frazell. Kyle has been very busy in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, bringing relief supplies to shelters and churches, and offering aid to veterans in the area. “Texas Strong” – standing up for what you believe in – the song takes on a new meaning after Hurricane Harvey and the...

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All Twangs Considered- Sing Me Back Home: A Tribute to Merle Haggard
Apr23

All Twangs Considered- Sing Me Back Home: A Tribute to Merle Haggard

  I was blessed to be able to attend the sold out Sing Me Back Home: A Tribute to Merle Haggard a couple weeks ago. Featuring rock and country artists’ renditions of songs made famous, and mostly written by Merle. The event was emceed by W. Earl Brown (Deadwood). The performances were recorded, likely to be released in a special. Set List Ben Haggard and The Strangers – “What Am I Gonna Do (with the rest of my...

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Album Review: Alabama – Southern Drawl
Sep10

Album Review: Alabama – Southern Drawl

Do you remember back in 1985 when the Coca-Cola Company unveiled the “New Coke.” It didn’t last long – as most of the soft drink’s longtime customers were perfectly content with what was. I hate to say it, but there are times that on Southern Drawl – Alabama’s first all-new studio record since 2001 – that I am reminded of “New Coke.” On some of the tracks, there’s a new Alabama sound – I guess you might call it a little more modern....

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Aaron Parker
Feb25

Aaron Parker

Aaron Parker is an Alabama native and a country boy in every sense of the word. Having been raised on a one hundred forty acre farm that his entire family (aunts, uncles, etc.) likewise called/still calls home, Aaron practically grew up in a country song, complete with corn fields and dirt roads as far as the eye could see. Though a lot of people resided on the Parker property, Aaron cherished those moments that taught him some of...

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