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Golfer ‘Long John’ releases second studio album

Iconic golfer John Daly, or to those familiar with his backswing – “Long John” – released a new album off Nashville-based digital recording company GMV Nashville. “I Only Know One Way” is Daly’s second studio recording, and includes a mix of country, blues, ballads and covers. Country star Darius Rucker is also featured on the […]

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Darius Rucker welcomes all Hootie fans

When Country Music Pride asked Darius Rucker how he felt about Hootie & The Blowfish fans coming out to see him play country, he said, “I love it — I embrace it! I’m proud of the Hootie & The Blowfish songs that we do. I just want you to come see me because of the music.” […]

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Country Music Awards Open Thread

Good thing Kanye West wasn’t invited to the Country Music Awards, because he would have had to get up and interrupt Taylor Swift quite a few times. Swift picked up awards for Album of the Year (for Fearless), Female Vocalist of the Year and Music Video of the Year (for “Love Story”). Other top honors […]

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Darius Rucker

On the heels of his new album, Darius Rucker is getting set to tour with Brad Paisley. Rucker’s album, Learn to Live, hit number one on country charts, only a step behind his first country single, “Don’t Think I Don’t Think About It.” CMG spoke with him about the sudden country fame. Country Music Goodness: […]

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Darius Rucker "Learn To Live" Capitol/EMI

by Brad Tucker Hearing that Darius Rucker turned to country for his second solo full-length is probably not terribly shocking; his band, Hootie & the Blowfish, were rooted in sounds both rootsy and country. Rather, it is the headlong dive into contemporary pop-country that is a little unnerving. From the opening seconds of Live to […]

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