How I Discovered American Aquarium
May16

How I Discovered American Aquarium

Do you like good music? I am guessing/hoping the answer is emphatically YES. But are you a fan of Alternative Country or Americana? I think I’ve always been, but I just didn’t know that’s what it was called. Thank goodness for my buddy Baron Lane at TwangNation.com, the unofficial-Ambassador-of-Americana and Official-Americana-Grammy-Blogger/Journo who over the years gives me listening assignments/suggestions or just...

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Ready to Make Nice with the Dixie Chicks
Feb20

Ready to Make Nice with the Dixie Chicks

In the late 80s through the early 00s, you could say something to me about a popular country musician and it would be met with a blank stare…indifference. I was into punk rock, alternative and indie rock (not to be confused with what is now called “indie”). I’d see the big hair and mullets on country CD covers and waved it off as not for me (yeah, I judged books by their covers, sue me). At this point I should also mention that I...

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.@KaceyMusgraves Jazzes Things Up with an Eclectic Lineup
Jan12

.@KaceyMusgraves 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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