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Single Review: Runway June “We Were Rich”

Single Review: Runway June “We Were Rich”

Occasionally, a song comes along that stops you. It moves you. It knows you. That’s exactly what happened when I heard “We Were Rich” from Runaway June. The trio, consisting of Naomi Cooke, Jennifer Wayne, and the recent addition of Natalie Stovall, released the...

CMA Summer Stay-Cay & Best of Fest

CMA Summer Stay-Cay & Best of Fest

CMA Fest, country music’s longest-running music festival, was postponed this year, but no worries, there’s plenty of chances to see your favorite stars. First up, on Wednesday, July 1, Jimmie Allen and Lindsey Ell host “CMA Summer Stay-Cay presented by Budweiser Nitro...

Alan Jackson’s Drive-In Concert

Alan Jackson’s Drive-In Concert

In an open field in Cullman, Alabama, Alan Jackson arrived via pickup truck, greeting the thousands of fans at his drive-in style show on Friday, June 12, 2020. It marked the largest gathering in the entire world since the global pandemic shutdown earlier this year....

June Music Picks

June Music Picks

Tons of new tracks have recently dropped, making it a perfect time to refresh your country music playlists. There’s something about the simplicity of summer that I adore – those laid back, carefree feelings, and there are songs on this list that represent those...

Riley Green – “Valley Road”

Riley Green – “Valley Road”

“With all this goin' on, I found some right in all this wrong. And I finally see, the good Lord knows better than me.” Current conditions have paused the music industry, halting concert tours, award shows, promotional appearances, and beyond. But with all the ceased...

Looking Back: LeAnn Rimes and the Impact of “Blue”

Looking Back: LeAnn Rimes and the Impact of “Blue”

A 3-minute, steel guitar infused song with lyrics reminiscent of the Nashville Sound era became the surprise radio hit of 1996. Even more remarkable was that stop-you-in-your-tracks voice that emotionally wrapped around each word. It was 24 years ago this week when...

Nashville 2003

Nashville 2003

Although I had never been to Nashville, my heart knew Nashville. I must have walked up Music Row hundreds of times during “Chasin’ That Neon Rainbow,” with Alan Jackson, and Trisha Yearwood took me to that I-40 Nashville sign with every radio spin of “Wrong Side of...