A few country music artists came out for a special Grand Ole Opry show, as it was on this certain night, it happened to be the 18th anniversary of 9/11. Some of the stars appearing that night was Jeannie Seely, Rory Feek from Joey + Rory, Russell Dickerson, Lindsay Ell, Dustin Lynch and more hosted by Charlie Mattos. Continue reading
A known duo in the country music industry, The Bellamy Brothers, which the members consist of Howard and David Bellamy, recently released their brand new album, Over The Moon. Continue reading
In country music these days, half of the time, you can expect what the music is going to be like. Although every once in a while, a new interesting sound comes along to mix up the game.
A new intriguing band, The Brothers Footman, has brought a great new addition to music with their debut single, Lil’ Mo Time. The group recently chatted with me about their first single, along with another song they just released, and lots of more music to come. Continue reading
These days there is a lot of wonderful upcoming country singers, but there are also a lot of talented young artists as well, trying to make their start early in the music industry.
Since they’re is so many to name, and so little time in a day, that’s why I’m writing a special piece to feature three new awesome country music artists on the rise that you should keep your eye on this summer! Continue reading
Ali Morgan, an aspiring new singer/songwriter from Nashville, Tennessee, is officially releasing her debut single, Crazy, today on all online and streaming music platforms. The Chicago native and Silverado Records recording artist has been in Nashville for only a short time, but has already achieved some notable milestones in her career.
Fans of the pop-country single who don’t know anything about Morgan prior to hearing Crazy, will be surprised to know that the young artist is only 13-years-old. But despite her tender age, Morgan has already performed for thousands in her hometown of Chicago, landed coveted showcase spots at famed Nashville venues like the Bluebird Cafe and Belcourt Taps, and got signed to a Nashville record label. And now, she’s already releasing a song she wrote herself. Continue reading
Last Thursday, February 2nd, fans learned that country music is losing yet another one of its younger acts to the “pop” side. The Band Perry announced via Twitter that their soon-to-be released latest album will be called My Bad Imagination and will be their “very first pop album”. Continue reading
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