Dale Watson

The Birth Of Alt-Country And (Some Of) The Artists Involved

Warning: Language (Trying To Define) Alt-Country And The Punk-Rock/Country Fusion There’s always been darkness on the edge of the “country music town” so to speak. For one, it’s hard to pin it down to one exact definition. Travis Tritt for example may speak of fighting for true country music, but he was also an artist who pulled from rock music back in his day, a … Continue reading The Birth Of Alt-Country And (Some Of) The Artists Involved

Elvis Presley

Let’s Talk Business … The Country Music Business

Warning: Language Imagine this – you’re a country music scholar looking to answer the question, “what is country music?” Is it the moan of the steel guitar that makes a country song? Do you have to be southern born and raised? Do you have to mention mama, trucks, trains and alcohol? You don’t really know, but you’re determined and well on your way to finding … Continue reading Let’s Talk Business … The Country Music Business