Silverado Records Releases The Silverado Cover Sessions

A quickly rising country music label, Silverado Records, that is based in Nashville, Tennessee, is back with a brand new compilation album showcasing songs in a new light entitled, The Silverado Cover Sessions. Continue reading

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Stella Parton Celebrates Milestone With New Album, Survivor

A admired independent country music singer songwriter, Stella Parton, is in for a special year as she celebrates a wonderful milestone in her life.

The artist for whom is related to another legendary country music singer, Dolly Parton, is celebrating by having been in the entertainment industry for five decades as her big sister helped her to begin making her career at the age of 14 in Nashville, Tennessee. Continue reading

Chris Young Becomes The Newest Member Of The Grand Ole Opry

Tonight many Chris Young fans from around the world gathered at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee or online listening through WSM Radio, to hear the artist have a night he won’t ever forget and neither will his fans, Chris Young becoming the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry.

On the night of August 29th at the Opry, Young was in for a big surprise, when being asked by legendary country singer, Vince Gill, to become the newest member of the Grand Ole Opry in October.

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Upcoming Country Artist Johnny Reed Foley, Covers Rhett Akins’ “That Ain’t My Truck”

For years in the music industry, you have always seen artists cover other music besides their own. The idea of musicians performing other artist’s songs still stands true today even among singer’s such like upcoming country artist Johnny Reed Foley who is keeping the tradition alive by recently covering a favorite 90’s country hit, That Ain’t My Truck by Rhett AkinsContinue reading

Artist in Retrospect: Bobbie Gentry

I have always enjoyed learning more about the musical artists I like, even those that have fallen out of the public eye. This past summer, I stumbled across an article published by the Washington Post about the popular 1960’s country artist named Bobbie Gentry, and how she hasn’t been seen or heard from since the late 80’s. I was immediately interested in finding out all I could about this mysterious artist.

Bobbie Gentry, born Roberta Lee Streeter on July 27, 1944, was most known for her song, Ode To Billie Joe. Like most fans, this was the only song I knew by her, and, to be honest, I knew it best from hearing other artists cover it live, like Jeannie Seely at the Grand Ole Opry. Most of Gentry’s songs were based on her hometown in Mississippi. Continue reading