The Weight (of These Wings) Is A Gift.
RIP Leon Russell.
This week, we had to type the word, “songwriterly,” because some country stars are bad at talking and having opinions.
What would the Dixie Chicks’ first US tour in a decade be without at least a little bit of controversy?
The death of Merle Haggard, a legend among legends, casts a pall over this week.
Mr. Misunderstood has finally broken his silence.
When it comes to this week’s Sunday Selections post, we’re just like Tracy Lawrence: Runnin’ behind.
The most obvious points of comparison for singer-songwriter Maren Morris and her single “My Church” are to Sheryl Crow’s self-titled masterpiece and its follow-up, The Globe Sessions. Though Crow spent the 1990s as a pop star, her ties to the country genre were clear. “If It Makes You Happy” was always a honky-tonk anthem waiting to happen, while “The Difficult Kind,” “Home,” and “Mississippi” all sound more recognizably country than do current chart-topping hits by Sam Hunt, Kelsea Ballerini, and Thomas Rhett.