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Single Reviews: October 16, 2005

October 16, 2005 Kevin John Coyne 0

The fall bumper crop of singles has plenty of keepers… BERING STRAIT You Make Loving Fun (Universal South) This sounds like something Janie Fricke or Barbara Mandrell would’ve had a hit with. That’s not a

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Single Reviews: August 29, 2005

August 29, 2005 Kevin John Coyne 0

BILLY DEAN “Race You To The Bottom” (Curb) This is an indictment of the “greed is good” mentality that corrupts, from the perspective of one of those that is corrupted. He overdoes it a bit,

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Single Reviews: August 22, 2005

August 22, 2005 Kevin John Coyne 0

ALAN JACKSON “USA Today” (Arista) Not exactly Alan at his best, but entertaining enough. AMBER DOTSON “I Ain’t Your Mama” (Capitol) A funny little post-honeymoon reflection. BLAKE SHELTON “Nobody But Me” (Warner Bros.) Uh-oh.  I’m

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Single Reviews: August 4, 2005

August 4, 2005 Kevin John Coyne 0

Terri Clark has the best single this time around. BUDDY JEWELL “So Gone” (Columbia) Competent. CATHERINE BRITT & ELTON JOHN “Where We Say Goodbye” (RCA) A satisfying pairing between a pop legend and a country

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Top Twelve Songs about America

July 4, 2005 Kevin John Coyne 2

We’ve been a bit overwhelmed in country music with patriotic songs since 9/11, and many of them have the stench of expolitation, poor taste, or just plain bad songwriting. In my opinion, the best songs

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