No Picture

100 Greatest Women, #66: Paulette Carlson

April 30, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 9

100 Greatest Women #66 Paulette Carlson (Highway 101) Few vocalists better illustrate the transition from the new traditionalist revival of the mid-eighties to the country boom in the early nineties than Paulette Carlson. As the

No Picture

100 Greatest Women, #67: Bobbie Gentry

April 29, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 71

100 Greatest Women #67 Bobbie Gentry M-I-Double S-I-Double S-I-Double P-I. Bobbie Gentry’s swampy vocals came straight out of the Mississippi Delta where she was born and raised. She was born in Chicksaw County, Mississippi, and

No Picture

Carrie Underwood, “Praying For Time”

April 23, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 11

Last year, the first Idols Give Back special found Carrie Underwood transforming the Pretenders classic “I’ll Stand By You” into an immaculate country ballad. This year, she reinvents the George Michael smash “Praying For Time.”

No Picture

100 Greatest Women, #71: Norma Jean

April 23, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 0

100 Greatest Women #71 Norma Jean It’s hard to imagine Dolly Parton having trouble filling anybody’s shoes, but when she replaced Norma Jean on The Porter Wagoner Show in 1967, she was stepping into very

No Picture

100 Greatest Women, #72: Nanci Griffith

April 23, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 3

100 Greatest Women #72 Nanci Griffith The eighties brought a mini-folk revival to Music Row, with coffeehouse artists scoring major label deals. Of this group, only Mary Chapin Carpenter went on to mainstream country success,

1 2 3 4