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Interview with Kip Moore-One to Watch in 2012

I have a confession to make…just reading the title to Kip Moore’s debut single made me cringe. A song titled “Something ‘Bout A Truck” was sure to be another cliché honky-tonk ode to a country boy’s truck. I could not have been more wrong. The first few notes of Kip’s raspy voice fill the space […]

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King George is Here for a Good Time

If George Strait were to hand out business cards, I’m sure they would say “King George, hit-maker extraordinaire.” George Strait’s latest album will be released on September 6, Here for a Good Time. CMP had the privilege of reviewing George’s 39th studio album and is pleased to share George’s latest masterpiece with you! Here for a Good Time was […]

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CMA Songwriters Series returns to Joe’s Pub starring Jamey Johnson

NASHVILLE – CMA Songwriters Series will returns to New York City’s Joe’s Pub, on Wednesday, Sept. 8 (6:30 and 9:00 PM/ET). Tickets for the popular series will go on sale Wednesday, July 14. Featuring two-time CMA Song of the Year Award winner and Universal Music Nashville recording artist Jamey Johnson (“Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” recorded by […]

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Jason Boland: What’s going on in the sticks these days?

It began with Jimmie Rodgers and The Carter Family in the 1920s, but country music has come a long way since the days of “Blue Yodel No. 1” and “Wildwood Flower.” In the early 1940s it was Bill Monroe and Flatt and Scruggs, and later honky tonk was born with Ernest Tubb and Hank Williams. […]

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Great American Taxi “Reckless Habits” Thirty Tigers

Listening to the band’s second release, it is no wonder why Great American Taxi has become a favorite on the jam band circuit, and it’s not because they happen to be led by Leftover Salmon frontman Vince Herman (Although, I’m sure that doesn’t hurt.).  These guys play with skill and an infectious energy that deserves […]

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The Boxmasters “Christmas Cheer” Vanguard

By Kyle McCraw Billy Bob Thornton and his new band have been busy this year, not only releasing a double disc debut, but also following with this Christmas album less six months later. And, even though a largely unheard of band releasing a Christmas album seems like a bad idea, there are some nice original […]

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