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10Minutes: Jeff Hanna of The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Imagine yourself passionately working towards a goal for over fifty years.  Think of the dedication and mastery going into perfecting a craft.  The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band began as a modest California jug band and half a century later, they have cemented themselves as a prominent pillar within Americana music. CountryMusicPride.com was fortunate enough to have […]

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The Zac Brown Band "The Foundation" Atlantic

by Derek Payseur The Zac Brown Band’s third album, The Foundation, is an eclectic mix of songs that range from island-style country and slow-paced ballads to feel-good radio-friendly hits and finger picking southern-fried bluegrass. When listening to the album, it is obvious that Zac Brown and his band (Coy Bowles, Jimmy DeMartini, John Hopkins, and […]

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Brad Paisley "Play: The Guitar Album" RCA

by Derek Payseur Brad Paisley’s latest album, Play: The Guitar Album, is an obvious departure from the rest of his mainstream albums. There are sixteen songs and only five have vocals. The rest is a combination of mainly fast finger-picking instrumental jams that have more in common with bluegrass, jazz, and rock than the popular […]

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