It’s Trio Collection release week, y’all!
It’s like fantasy football, but for country music bloggers.
We’re really, really, really tired of having taglines about music legends who have died.
Merle Haggard passed away on April 6th, and it has taken just about 20 days for people to try to politicize his death.
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.