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Morning Song - I Gotta Know

We had the King of Rockabilly yesterday, so let’s have the Queen today.

Country music has always been, among other things, a socially conservative voice.  When Tammy Wynette had a #1 country hit in 1968 with… 163 more words

Music

Album Review: Sammy Kershaw - 'Do You Know Me? A Tribute to George Jones'

It would be futile to attempt to quantify the number of male country singers over the past 40 years or so that have cited George Jones as a major influence on their careers, so it was inevitable that tribute albums would begin to appear following the Possum’s death last year. 583 more words

Album Reviews

Burt Reynolds will publish a memoir in 2015

Burt Reynolds, the 1970s heartthrob, will publish a memoir with G.P. Putnam’s Sons. The book, to be titled “But Enough About Me,” will hit shelves in fall 2015. 108 more words

Mamie Van Doren

The Glories of Sad Bastard Ballads + A Mix

High Fidelity Image via Since My Baby Left Me

So, it’s highly inappropriate, and that’s why you should do it: select the music streaming platform of your choice, make your own Sad Bastard Ballad mix, and take it with you to your next wedding invite. 179 more words

Odes to homes

Songs for rainy summer sundays, dedicated to homes.

My Tennessee Mountain Home by Dolly Parton. Country songs of course dominate the category of nostalgic songs about home and the innocence it stands for, but nobody does it quite as well as Dolly. 165 more words

Thinking Aloud

Oh, be proud of him

Yesterday evening, I was watching the baseball, on ESPN, over here in the UK. I know, no shock there, I guess. Anyway, the early game for us, was the bore fest between Detroit, and Cleveland, which was all but settled very early on, in Detroit’s favour. 405 more words

Baseball

Oh, be proud of him

Yesterday evening, I was watching the baseball, on ESPN, over here in the UK. I know, no shock there, I guess. Anyway, the early game for us, was the bore fest between Detroit, and Cleveland, which was all but settled very early on, in Detroit’s favour. 405 more words

Baseball