Crystal Shawanda Dawn of a New Day Crystal Shawanda, a 27-year-old singer-songwriter from Ontario, Canada has established herself as a promising new voice with her first album Dawn of a New Day, a step in
Coal Miner’s Daughter Loretta Lynn 1970 Written by Loretta Lynn Loretta Lynn’s 1970 classic “Coal Miner’s Daughter” is honest-to-goodness country. With the famous first line, “Well, I was born a coal miner’s daughter”, Lynn introduced
Flowers on the Wall The Statler Brothers 1965 Written by Lew DeWitt Recent Country Music Hall of Fame inductees The Statler Brothers first polished their musical stylings singing gospel music, and Johnny Cash was so
Patty Loveless is back with the first track from her much-anticipated classic covers album. “Why, Baby, Why”, her version of the 1955 George Jones song, is brimming with attitude and is a satisfying trip down
Jamey Johnson That Lonesome Song That Lonesome Song is the disc that music industry executives will spin when they leave a day’s work of selling the music of the latest flash-in-the-pan. It is the record
Patty Loveless has built a Hall of Fame-worthy career, one that has perfectly blended country music’s past and present into a trademark musical style that she can truly call her own, all the while selling
Sunday Morning Coming Down Johnny Cash 1970 Written by Kris Kristofferson On a 1971 episode of his television show Johnny Cash and Friends, the Man in Black defied the show’s executives by staying true to
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