Tag Archives: country music

Catch Up with Country Stars

msn.com gives us an update on some of the great ladies of country music and what they are up to now. Lee Ann Womack “I Hope You Dance.” For avid country music listeners, has a week gone by since 2000 that … Continue reading

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Country Greats Who Passed Away in 2015

Nash Country Weekly has a list of musicians, singers and songwriters who we have lost in 2015. Below is a sampling of some of the names. Lynn Anderson, July 30, 2015. – Lynn recorded one of country’s most iconic hits, … Continue reading

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I Love LoCash’s ‘I Love This Life’

While This tune is defiantly one to be grouped into the ‘Ol’ Dirt Road’ songs that litter country music like beer cans in the moonlight, LoCash’s ‘I Love This Life’ connects with me for the following reasons:  1) I love … Continue reading

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Country Artist Ty Herndon’s Tour Schedule Even Busier Since Coming Out

The fear of many a gay artist,  no matter if they are a singer or an actor, is that  coming out will have some negative effect on their career, if not just kill it outright. Country artist Ty Herndon tour … Continue reading

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No Shoes Nation Web Series from Kenney Chensey

To give fans who are there and those who are not a glimpse of the concert life, Kenney Chesney has started a web video series called ‘No Shoes TV.’ Kenny states in an article from Country Weekly magazine that “…I … Continue reading

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Rayna Jaymes Real Life Counterpart is Lee Ann Womack

We’ve been looking at the wrong flame-haired beauty. Since the TV series ‘Nashville’ hit the air in 2012, speculation has run rampant about who the main character of Rayna Jaymes is based upon. Reba McEntitre has been the front-runner in most conversations, … Continue reading

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Music Review: Neal McCoy’s ‘Pride – A Tribute to Charlie Pride’

I didn’t even have to listen to this one to know that I was going to love it. The combination of the classic songs from Charlie Pride and Neal McCoy’s voice set up a can’t-lose scenario with this CD. Neal … Continue reading

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Public TV Interview with Little Jimmy Dickens

I found this 2007 interview with country legend Little Jimmy Dickens from West Virginia Public Television. With his passing on January 2nd, I thought it appropriate to post it. The WJLS that Jimmy refers to, which still plays country music, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Ty Herndon to Gay Youth

“They can be loved by God, they can be married one day, they can have a family, they can give their parents grandkids,” Herndon adds. “And they’re not broken, they’re not sinners and they’re perfectly beautiful.” From country artist and … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Coming Out Makes Country Music News

County music artists Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman both came out as gay. This is significant because country music, much like sports, is one of the last frontiers for having an openly gay male person within it’s ranks. It’s, also, … Continue reading

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