#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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.@KaceyMusgraves Jazzes Things Up with an Eclectic Lineup
Jan12

[email protected] Jazzes Things Up with an Eclectic Lineup

You’ve got to hand it to Kacey Musgraves…she is giving the country music genre more exposure than you can shake a stick at. On top of being the opener for Katy Perry’s World Tour this past year and hanging out with the mainstream world’s most elite, she is NOW joining the ranks of The Who, Elton John, No Doubt, Widespread Panic, Keith Urban, Sturgill Simpson, Jimmy Buffett, Ed Sheeran, Lady Gaga and Tony...

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Country Songs Made Famous by Movies – 7 Quick Clicks
Sep28

Country Songs Made Famous by Movies – 7 Quick Clicks

As music fans, we don’t just watch movies, we listen for the music. We feel a song and allow it to intensify a scene for us. We pay as much attention to the words of the soundtrack as we do to the words of the script. Who doesn’t remember Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” in Titanic? If you’ve seen My Best Friend’s Wedding, the first scene you can think of is the lunch table where they all...

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The Track List for @KennyChesney’s “The Big Revival” Is Here!
Aug12

The Track List for @KennyChesney’s “The Big Revival” Is Here!

In just over a month, you’ll have new tunes from Kenny Chesney blasting through your ear buds, as his highly anticipated album, The Big Revival, is set to hit stores September 23rd. If “American Kids” hasn’t been enough of a teaser for you, fans who pre-order the album will get an immediate download of “Flora-Bama,” a new song about hanging out at a bar on the Alabama-Florida state line (not to be...

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