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‘Johnny Cash: Forever Words’ Album Review

When Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash passed, they left behind undiscovered material that includes Johnny Cash’s handwritten letters, poems, and documents, that spans across his whole life. Over the past two years, album producers John Carter Cash, son of Johnny and June, and Steve Berkowitz invited a star-studded line-up of musicians to create music […]

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Mason Lively

Rising Country Star Mason Lively Gears Up To Release His Debut Album “Stronger Ties”

Up-and-coming Country star Mason Lively is about to release his first full length Americana/Country album “Stronger Ties” this Friday, April 6th.  The kid is phenomenal…he writes songs like a seasoned veteran. Texas Music Pickers, Elmore Magazine in New York and CM Chat Live in Nashville are just some of those who have jumped on board to premiered […]

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NPR’s Fresh Air, Slate, BBC, Rolling Stone & More Rave About Angaleena Presley’s “Wrangled”

It’s shaping up to be a busy winter for Angaleena Presley, who returns to the road later this month with Brandy Clark before performing at the UK Americana Awards in London, where she is nominated for ‘International Artist of the Year’. Meanwhile, critical acclaim for Presley’s sophomore solo album, “Wrangled”, continues to roll in… A […]

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Tracy Lawrence

Tracy Lawrence Keeps It Country In Upcoming Collaborative Album “Good Ole Days”

Tracy Lawrence reminded some lucky fans and the media what real country music was all about at his new album showcase in downtown Nashville Monday night.  The traditional country music singer with the distinctively soul-felt and twangy voice ran through a set list filled of his past hits with a couple of newbies tossed in […]

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Brantley Gilbert Awakens Listeners on Newest Release: The Devil Don’t Sleep

Artist: Brantley Gilbert Album: The Devil Don’t Sleep Score: 7/10. Brantley Gilbert’s music represents Country consistency.   Gilbert, from his early musical career to his latest release The Devil Don’t Sleep, has always maintained a steady output of successful Country music.   Throughout his career, Gilbert has continuously gained momentum but never fully upgraded to superstar status […]

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Sam Hunt Tells All on New Single Drinkin’ Too Much

 ‘A drunk mind speaks a sober heart.’ This certainly makes sense for Country’s hottest new track. Country artist Sam Hunt’s hazy tell-all banger Drinkin’ Too Much holds nothing back.  Hunt’s loose lips not only open the public up to his personal and romantic demons but also contribute to a new direction of Country music.  Drinkin’ Too Much is unique lyrically with […]

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Garth Brooks Fires a Shot a Traditional Country with Gunslinger: A Track By Track Review.

Artist: Garth Brooks Album: Gunslinger Score: 6.5/10 A dial tone answered by a 911 operator isn’t what one would expect to hear when first pressing play on Garth Brooks recent album Gunslinger.  I don’t believe anyone really knew what to expect from the country icon’s return album.   In retrospect, it’s easy to see the […]

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Luke Winslow-King Strings Together a Southern Gem on “I’m Glad Trouble Don’t Always Last’

Artist: Luke Winslow-King Album: I’m Glad Trouble Don’t Always Last Score: 7/10 Defining an artist is tricky.  Formulating creative ideas through life stories and into a musical structure is not a simple process.  Therefore, slapping a ‘one size fits all’ label onto an artist is simply unfair. Luke Winslow-King is not subject to such criticism. […]

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Jason Aldean Longs For Something New On Latest Record ‘They Don’t Know’

In an industry comprised of songs entrenched in sunshine, partying, and movie-ending love stories, ‘They Don’t Know’, Jason Aldean’s recent release,  floats on over troubled waters. Jason Aldean is at the point of his career where anything can happen.  He started small while gradually building up to what became a massively successful career.  With a […]

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