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Classic Album Review: Ray Price – ‘Night Life’

Imagine this – it’s 2018. You can have Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and whatever else there is all at your fingertips. Your favorite artists are right there and ready to interact with you as if you’re meeting them face to face. You can be best friends! If this sounds like a new phenomenon, it’s really not. The only thing that’s changed is the way we … Continue reading Classic Album Review: Ray Price – ‘Night Life’

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The Class Of 1986: The Heart, Future, And Spirit Of Country Music

Editor’s note: This is a re-upload from a previous blog. Originally, I had planned to update this to include Lyle Lovett’s debut, self-titled album. Ultimately I decided against it because after going through most of his discography, in my opinion it’s not really his best work, nor did it have the same historical impact these three albums did. With that said, I have updated this … Continue reading The Class Of 1986: The Heart, Future, And Spirit Of Country Music

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Classic Album Review: John Anderson – ‘Seminole Wind’

As we’ve seen with far too many artists in mainstream country these days, the industry simply isn’t allowing its artists to develop into something more (a recent example is Cam unfortunately). These days a single that misses the top twenty or worse is a sign of trouble. Furthermore, for a genre that celebrates its roots, authenticity and tradition, it’s certainly the first one to throw … Continue reading Classic Album Review: John Anderson – ‘Seminole Wind’

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Classic Album Review: Loretta Lynn – ‘Van Lear Rose’

If it wasn’t clear that certain country legends were on their way out of the mainstream by the time the class of 1986 showed up, it was more than clear by the time the class of 1989 came around. Sure, Garth Brooks could make statements such as “George Jones needs to be on the radio,” but it wouldn’t work. It might have been for the … Continue reading Classic Album Review: Loretta Lynn – ‘Van Lear Rose’