With countless top hits and more than 160 million records, "The King of Country" isn't the only title George Strait has earned. Because of his sleek, genuine country sound, George has long been the subject of great inspiration ever since...
Probably among the most commended artists in modern history, Elvis Presley created a spectacular story that has captured the interest of countless of fans around the world. Considering the achievement of his very first hit, "Heartbreak Hotel" in 1956, Presley clearly started...
Turnpike Troubadours Oklahoma made, red dirt raised. The country music group of total badassery which is more popularly referred to as the Turnpike Troubadours, is producing waves throughout the country music industry. Their latest news from not too long ago was for...
George Jones - The Possum. Probably the man whose life and tale encompass the concepts of a country song a lot better than any of us. Coming from rags to riches, returning to rags, and finally onto rehab and redemption, George Jones...
The iconic Conway Twitty is among the many musicians who departed our world too early, and who is still sorely missed. Twitty had a very unique tone of voice, and can never be succeeded, nor forgotten. He recorded 55 #1 hits and was the...
Chris playing “Amanda” - a 1973 song composed by Bob McDill and recorded by Don Williams (1973), and made popular by Waylon Jennings (1974). “Amanda” turned into Waylon Jennings’ eighth solo # 1 on the country music charts. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3JatEPwbrM Chris's performance...
The country music community has once again lost an icon. Merle Haggard died at the age of 79 in his home in California, after losing a fight with pneumonia. At the time of his passing, Merle was surrounded by...
Texas is a topic that often surfaces in music. It transcends genre and shows up in just about any style. There's Bruce Springsteen with “Galveston Boy”; Explosions in the Sky with “From West Texas”; Iggy Pop with “Houston Is Hot...
Chris Stapleton isn’t a novice to Nashville’s country music scene, but he nonetheless gives off a sense of mystery to a lot of folks. We all know he wrote a bunch of country hits prior to getting into the...
LeeAnn Louellen We could write about her a thousand times, and that still wouldn’t be good enough to describe this angel. Imagine Dolly Parton mixed with Loretta Lynn. Keep this young lady’s name in mind, because it's going to be...