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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

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Why Were The Dixie Chicks Banned From Country Radio?

Editor’s note: By writing this piece, I am in no way supporting or condemning the Dixie Chicks’ actions in this piece. As always, my focus is on the real story. “Because of the Bush comments.” Well yeah, duh, but then how come country artists were allowed to have differing opinions during the Vietnam War? How come Merle Haggard could release “America First” with little reception? … Continue reading Why Were The Dixie Chicks Banned From Country Radio?