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Released in 1982 by Elektra/Curb, Strong Weakness was the fourth studio album released during the 1980s and by the eighth overall studio album release. Buoyed by some strong singles, the album was the fifth straight top twenty country albums chart re
The Americana Music Association has announced their 2017 Top 100 Albums of the Year based on reporting to the Americana Airplay Chart from Americana stations during the period of Dec. 6, 2016 through Dec. 4, 2017. The chart can be a good way to see w
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Margo Price’s first-ever headline show at The Ryman (May 19th) sold out immediately, as well as her second performance (May 20th)…and we’re excited to announce the addition of a third performance onMay 23rd! Link to tick
Since many of your favorite independent country and roots artists get little to no love from mainstream radio, other outlets have opened up to help feature their music to wider audiences. 'Damnation' has been sliding in cool songs from some of the fi
Influential country star, award-winner, and chart-topper, Jo Dee Messina, released a full-length Christmas album following several No. 1 hit songs and RIAA certified projects.A Joyful Noise(embedded below) contained several holiday favorites, along w
  India Rameyhas been featured In Rolling Stone‘s “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know”. Here is some information on the up and coming artist you may not know… Sounds Like…Lyric-driven, h
2017 has been another fabulous year of country music. Traditional country, bluegrass, modern country and Americana are all represented well and this list proves that out- weve cast a wide net over that definition of roots-oriented music.  Ea
This Weeks Episode Features Music From The Following Radio Program: NOLA County 102.3 FM WHIV-LP New Orleans, LA Whivfm.org Facebook.com/nolacounty (Subscribe to show on Apple device) Itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/w.b.-walkers-old-soul-radio/id63268366
Luke Bryan is the Ronald McDonald of country music. Millions and millions served, even if the fare is nothing more than palatable. So many paychecks and livelihoods beyond Bryan's own inner circle depend on him taking center stage and shaking his ass
(Nashville, Tenn. December 4, 2017) Country Radio Seminar officials have announced the CRS 2018New Faces of Country MusicShow performers. The(Nashville, Tenn. December 4, 2017) Country Radio Seminar officials have announced the CRS 2018New Faces of C
Texas singer-songwriter Ronnie Fauss tells us all about his new album, track by track. Texas singer Ronnie Fauss released his third full-length album earlier this year, Last of the True. Any long-time fans of the Americana genre are sure to find plen
NBC’s “TODAY” came to Nashville to visit with Grammy award winners Vince Gill and Amy Grant. “TODAY” correspondent Jenna Bush Hager visited with the couple in their home to talk about their holiday tr
We have known since the day we “met” Danielle Bradbery on NBC’sThe Voice that she had “potential,” but it has taken us four years to really get to know the person behind the title-winning chops. Today
While the mainstream sinks further away from country music, I have found some great music this year. It is marked, however, that much of the best music harks back to the past in one way or another. Another difference from radio trends is that half of
This Weeks Episode Features Live Music From: The Winetree & Friends Reverbnation.com/thewinetree Thewinetree.bandcamp.com (Subscribe to show on Apple device) Itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/w.b.-walkers-old-soul-radio/id632683666?mt=2 (Subscribe
Moving house is always exciting because its often a fresh beginning, but the moving part can be quite a bit of headache. There are just so many little things to take care of and then theres the packing. To make things easier for you, here are eight u
Colter Wall is one of those artists you better damn well see while you have the opportunity to catch him in intimate settings. At only 22-years-old, you may have plenty of time to see him in the future, but with this level of talent and interest, it
NASHVILLEThe holidays have officially arrived as the biggest names in music celebrate CMA Country Christmas, airingMonday, Nov. 27(8-10 PM/ET) onNASHVILLEThe holidays have officially arrived as the biggest names in music celebrate CMA Country Christm
Thanks so much to Johan and Nellie, from Holland, for sharing this photo of meeting Willie Nelson in Amsterdam. And David Amsterdam, in the back. Hi Linda, I regularly visit your page and enjoy all the news about Willie. We were fortunate to meet him
Seriously, though. Who in 2017 was clamoring for this Robert Ellis Orrall reissue? Reissues can be a bit tricky to keep tabs on– we’ll freely admit that this list is likely a significant under-representation of all of the music th
GRAMMY Award winners John Legend and Carrie Underwood will co-host “GRAMMYs Greatest Stories: A 60th Anniversary Special,” an all-encompassing retrospective packed with epic moments from the past 59 years of GRAMMY history, includ
GRAMMY nominations were revealed today, and while country music was shut out of the main categories, they represented in their own categories. The night will probably be a big one for Chris Stapleton who scored three nominations, while Sam Hunt and M
Big & Rich served as the Grand Marshals of the 46th Annual Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade,South Floridas most acclaimed holiday celebration. The parade took place in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday, December 9th, with nearly one millio
Happy, happy birthday Kevin Smith, bass player for Willie Nelson & Family. photo: Janis Tillerson Happy birthday to Kevin Smith, bass player for Willie Nelson & Family.   Happy, happy birthday Kevin Smith, bass player for Wil
Up and coming Americana artists, Joe Stamm Band has released their new single “American Freeborn Kids” (on November 30th)…and it is true country music. The single has already received rave reviews from Countryschatter.co
Colter Wall is one of those artists you better damn well see while you have the opportunity to catch him in intimate settings. At only 22-years-old, you may have plenty of time to see him in the future, but with this level of talent and interest, it
This Weeks Episode Features Live Music From: Patrick Stanley & Travis Egnor Patrickstanley.bandcamp.com (Subscribe to show on Apple device) Itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/w.b.-walkers-old-soul-radio/id632683666?mt=2 (Subscribe to show on Androi
A note from Sheryl on this heavy new release:The tragedy in Newtown 5 years ago and the countless lives lost in mass shootings since have weighed heavily on my heart. I felt compelled to write The Dreaming Kind for the incredible people at Sandy Hook
Here are the 2018 Grammy nominees in the general, country, and country-adjacent categories. The 2018 Grammy Nominations were announced today. In the General Categories, country artists were shut out, with multiple nominations going to Childish Gambin
Sorry but someone has to say it ... golf is pretty much the least sexy sport out there. Unless, of course, you add a dash of Jake Owen. The post Jake Owen makes dorky look good appeared first on NashvilleGab.
  In a lot of ways, crafting a website is a lot like remodelling your home. From the idea all the way to the content, theres a lot you can learn about website design by looking at how you might want your home to be. For one, it needs to &amp
Kelleigh Bannen released two Christmas carols today. (Friday, November 17th.) Kelleigh Bannen has one of those easy to identify, easyKelleigh Bannen released two Christmas carols today. (Friday, November 17th.) Kelleigh Bannen has one of those easy t
When I think of Carrie Underwood, I always think of someone who is almost too graceful to be natural. She’s always so put together and poised and, well, pretty damn perfect. Oh sure, she gets goofy on Instagram, but even then she’
“The Music Of Nashville – A Magical Journey”,is now playing Nashville. The production, which was written, arranged and produced by veteran country music writer/musician/producerMark Oliverius, is housed at the TexasTroub
Man did Music Row in Nashville turn in a whole slew of stinkers this year, setting new lows for the substance, and non-country-ness of "country" songs in 2017. This year was a great example of how you should never think it can't get any worse, becaus
The Bellamy Brothers sixth studio album was also released in 1980 and continued the duos winning streak with two high performing singles. The lead single, and album opener, Lovers Live Longer hit #3. They returned to the top with Do You Love as Good
This Weeks Episode Features Live Music From: Tim Lancaster & Weston Walker Timlancaster.bandcamp.com (Subscribe to show on Apple device) Itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/w.b.-walkers-old-soul-radio/id632683666?mt=2 (Subscribe to show on Android d
2017 has been a decidedly interesting year when it comes to measuring the divide between what's defined as commercially and critically acclaimed.On one hand, you have terrestrial radio which continues to put out male-dominated uptempo numbers that bo
On the irrelevance of country radio... The second of our master lists for 2017 includes singles. Per usual, we take a fairly nebulous approach to what qualifies as a “single” these days. First, we consider any track that was given
Oh man, this is so great! The internet is still on fire (in both good and bad ways) after Blake Shelton was announced as the Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine on Tuesday evening. People have weighed in and there have been wonderful reactions and d