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Jude The Obscure, Thomas Hardy

The summer break has allowed me to take a family holiday in Norfolk which coincided with beautiful weather and swimming at Walberswick, Suffolk. The absence of teaching committments has also let me catch up with nitty gritty stuff like getting my guitar amplifier serviced and getting a strap button fitted to my guitar. 467 more words

Chico Chica

GVTour: The Women Behind Wynette

Greenbrier Valley Theatre takes STAND BY YOUR MAN: THE TAMMY WYNETTE STORY on tour

“Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman.” No one knew that truth quite like country singer Tammy Wynette. 563 more words


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


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