What would the Dixie Chicks’ first US tour in a decade be without at least a little bit of controversy?
Break out the eye-drops, gang, this one’s a longread!
It’s going down this week, and Keith Urban is the one yelling, “Timber,” with Pitbull.
Merle Haggard passed away on April 6th, and it has taken just about 20 days for people to try to politicize his death.
The death of Merle Haggard, a legend among legends, casts a pall over this week.
Merle Haggard passing away isn’t only a huge loss because of his legacy. It’s a huge loss because he was still a vital artist making new, good music that added to that legacy.
Tonight’s ACM Awards will be hosted by Dierks Bentley and Luke Bryan. Slated performances include a collaboration between Dolly Parton and Katy Perry, and Miranda Lambert joining up with Billy Gibbons and Keith Urban to cover the ZZ Top song, “Tush.”
Country music in 2016, y’all.
It’s impossible to overestimate the significance of “Maybe it Was Memphis” for Pam Tillis. The fourth single from her debut country album, Put Yourself in My Place, it pushed that album to gold status, becoming her signature song and launching her to stardom.