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Discussion: 21st Century Trio

November 30, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 24

One of the landmarks of Dolly Parton’s career was the Trio album, her platinum-selling collaboration with Linda Ronstadt and Emmylou Harris.   It was one of the few country albums in history to receive a Grammy

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Discussion: Country Stuffing

November 27, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 2

What can I say? After two helpings of Thanksgiving dinner, I’m stuffed.    Bursting at the seams.   I squeezed as much as I could possibly squeeze in to one meal and on to one plate. Now

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2008 CMA Awards Live Blog

November 12, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 254

2008 CMA Winners Entertainer: Kenny Chesney Male Vocalist: Brad Paisley Female Vocalist: Carrie Underwood Album: George Strait, Troubadour Vocal Duo: Sugarland New Artist: Lady Antebellum Vocal Group: Rascal Flatts Song: Jennifer Nettles, “Stay” Single: George

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Discussion: Artist of the Decade?

October 30, 2008 Guest Contributor 34

Earlier today, the Academy of Country Music announced that George Strait would be its Artist of the Decade. Only four other acts have been honored as artist of the decade: Marty Robbins in 1969, Loretta

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Loretta Lynn, “Coal Miner’s Daughter”

August 12, 2008 Guest Contributor 5

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

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