Introducing Larry Rogowin

August 12, 2015 Larry Rogowin 10

Please join me in welcoming our newest staff writer, Mr. Larry Rogowin.  Welcome aboard, Larry! – KJC I can’t say I grew up listening to country music. Actually, I can’t say I had a very

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Daily Top Five: Single Fathers

July 19, 2015 Leeann Ward 3

What are some of your favorite songs about single fathers? The songs that I’m listing for this post are specifically about situations where mothers are no longer in the picture, but don’t feel that you

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Daily Top Five: Gender Swap

June 30, 2015 Kevin John Coyne 19

Some of the most interesting country covers are ones where the artist doing the cover is of a different gender than the artist that recorded the original. What are your five favorite “gender swap” covers?

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Daily Top Five: Drinking Songs

June 24, 2015 Kevin John Coyne 24

Drinking is among the biggest themes in country music.   What are your five favorite drinking songs? Here’s my list: John Anderson, “Straight Tequila Night” Merle Haggard, “I Think I’ll Just Stay Here and Drink” Brad

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The Twenty Best Albums of 1994

December 26, 2014 Kevin John Coyne 5

As 2014 comes to a close, the Country Universe staff has been collectively impressed by the number of quality albums that were released this year.  How many of those albums, however, will we still be

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The Best Singles of 1994, Part 2: #30-#21

December 9, 2014 Kevin John Coyne 7

The list continues with big hits from Clay Walker, Neal McCoy, and Mary Chapin Carpenter, along with should’ve been hits from Carlene Carter and Merle Haggard. #30 “Daddy Never was the Cadillac Kind” Confederate Railroad

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