A Few Takeaways From Blake Shelton’s “Texoma Shore”
Nov11

A Few Takeaways From Blake Shelton’s “Texoma Shore”

Blake Shelton recently gave us an album titled Texoma Shore and I learned a few things from each song. This album tips its hat to Gwen and her relationship with Blake. It’s obvious he’s crazy about her and to think I never thought he would move on from Miranda, but he seems to be happier than he’s ever been. Don’t be afraid to love again. “The Wave” is my favorite song in this category. I love the...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: HOSS
Oct12

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: HOSS

When did you first start singing?  “I joined my first rock band when I was 18. I was young, dumb, and had no clue how to write a song. But boy was I hooked after that. Good times!!” What did your family do to encourage you?  “My mom was in a country band when she was young and ALWAYS encouraged me to sing country music, but I was a rebel!!  I only wanted to be a ‘rockstar’ and country wasn’t COOL!  But, I...

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Dear CMT, Where Are All the Women at?
Sep01

Dear CMT, Where Are All the Women at?

I love you CMT, I really do, but I have to ask, where are all the women at? Each year the CMT Awards premiere. This year the awards will air October 18th and the “Artists of the Year” category was missing one important thing: Females. Tell me CMT, where have all the women gone? Kelsea Ballerini Such a powerful voice and she’s breaking the mold in country music. Starting off learning from Hillary Scott and Taylor...

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#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Gwen Sebastian and her new single “Cadillac”
Aug29

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Gwen Sebastian and her new single “Cadillac”

As a young girl, Gwen Sebastian joined her parents on stage performing with a local band. The experience left her dreaming of the day when she’d be writing and singing in Nashville. Until that day, she focused on her education and enrolled in nursing school. One semester in, the Hebron, North Dakota native dropped out and relocated to Music City. What was the deciding factor when you quit nursing school to move to Nashville? “My mom...

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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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