Interview: Clark Hill’s Debut Album People Like Me
Mar11

Interview: Clark Hill’s Debut Album People Like Me

“The album touches on every element of who I am. Up until just a few years ago, I hadn’t really found myself. I was a young parent with two kids and a wife. … But even then I knew what it meant to leave your mark on the world. … So I kept searching for something I could achieve, some mark I could leave. That would be the greatest thing I could do for my kids. I know it sounds selfish but I’ve always wanted to leave a...

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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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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: Jerrod Niemann
Oct05

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Jerrod Niemann

Jerrod Niemann recently got a chance to go back in time a bit, paying a visit to his Alma Mater, Liberal (Kansas) High School to take in a Redskins game. It was an experience that he truly enjoyed. “You always hear people say ‘Soak these moments up, because when they are gone, they are gone, and I can imagine that people have things in high school that were no fun, and things that were amazing. To get to hang out with some of my...

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Jon Wolfe’s Any Night in Texas Comes to Oklahoma
Jul06

Jon Wolfe’s Any Night in Texas Comes to Oklahoma

Jon Wolfe returned to the historic Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK to celebrate the release of his third album Any Night in Texas and he bought Sunny Sweeney along for the release party. Though familiar with their music, I had yet to see either artist live. Sunny Sweeney took the stage for her first song “Better Bad Ideas,” a track from her newest album Trophy, and it wasn’t the last track from her new album that...

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