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Discussion: Favorite Soundtrack

September 8, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 19

I was going to be conventional and just pick O Brother Where Art Thou, since it is the most significant movie soundtrack in country music history.   But it would be a bald-faced lie to call

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Taylor Swift, “Love Story”

September 8, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 58

This is essentially a love theme for a cheesy teenybopper movie, minus the movie.   The clunky songwriting isn’t encouraging, given this is the lead single from her upcoming album. It’s a series of been there,

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Comment Policy

September 8, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 3

As of September 8, 2008, we have put an official comment policy into effect.   They are as follows: 1.  Stick to the topic. Discussion on each post should remain relevant to its content. 2.  Speak

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Rodney Crowell, Sex & Gasoline

September 7, 2008 Kevin John Coyne 3

Rodney Crowell Sex & Gasoline Rodney Crowell has long been one of country music’s most prolific and literate songwriters, but in recent years, he’s developed into the genre’s philosopher-king. His probing and thought-provoking work reached

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Patty Loveless, Sleepless Nights

September 6, 2008 Guest Contributor 19

Patty Loveless Sleepless Nights Thankfully for country music disciples, Patty Loveless blends classic and contemporary country music seamlessly, a practice that is often used, but rarely mastered. On Sleepless Nights, she delivers a record that

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Alan Jackson, “Country Boy”

September 6, 2008 Leeann Ward 21

If you like Alan Jackson’s “Where I Come From”, you’ll probably enjoy his latest single, “Country Boy.” However, if you’re like me and thought that song was clichéd and dull, you’ll likely pass over this

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