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: Toby Keith –  35 MPH Town
Sep28

Album Review: Toby Keith – 35 MPH Town

There’s some good news and some bad news regarding Toby Keith’s new album. Let’s start off with the “bad” news. It’s been three years since the singer enjoyed a top 10 record, and I don’t hear anything here that is going to change that trend. OK…I’ve said that. So, you’re probably thinking this is a bad review, right? Far from it. 35 MPH Town might very well be the best album that Keith has ever released. A big statement, I know, but...

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Krystal Keith Announced Toby Keith Will Soon Be Sayin’ “Who’s Your GrandDaddy?”
Apr30

Krystal Keith Announced Toby Keith Will Soon Be Sayin’ “Who’s Your GrandDaddy?”

Curious what 2014 #CMchattys Awards ‘One to Watch’ Winner Krystal Keith has been up to? “Me too,” especially after seeing a vague tweet from her last Tuesday… Coming Soon…an exciting annoucement about the current project I’m working on! Can’t wait to share it! Stay tuned… pic.twitter.com/A7ZNoqBqcQ — Krystal Keith (@KrystalKeith) April 28, 2015 Well, turns out Krystal has been...

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Country Artist “Fashion Statements” in #7QuickClicks
Apr27

Country Artist “Fashion Statements” in #7QuickClicks

Many country music artists are willing to make bold and/or controversial statements. Perhaps one of the most infamous of these outspoken moments is Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks expressing her disdain toward President Bush during a European concert more than a decade ago. However, many other artists speak out and share their innermost thoughts with the world, sometimes using the clothes on their backs (or heads), rather than...

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#Tunesday – New Music – April 14th
Apr14

#Tunesday – New Music – April 14th

We’ve heard everything from Sangria to Stay a Little Longer on radio these last few weeks. This week, a new set of songs make its way to radio. The songs featured this week pick up the speed. “Trans Am” and “35 MPH Town” are both titled based on the road, but the subject matter strays from the past. Here are the latest singles that will be heard this week on country radio: Toby Keith – 35 MPH Town...

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