Identity Through Masculinity and Femininity: Johnny Cash, Tanya Tucker, Dolly Parton, and Puzzling Paradoxes
Identity Through Imaging
A Country Music Conversation: Sirius Top 1000 Country Songs of All Time, #820-#811
It’s Mother’s Day!
Feel free to mention, discuss or link to some of your favorite mom-related songs, or just any songs that remind you of a special mother or grandmother (since no one really knows when National Grandparents Day is anyway [except me now, via Wikipedia – it’s the first Sunday after Labor Day. Woo!]).
Don’t Bore Us – Get To the Chorus!
The best title ever for a hits package.
Also, the first thing that popped up in my head when I was thinking about this discussion topic.
Some songs have choruses so good that they don’t even need the rest of the song to make them worth listening to.
The Funniest Country Music Videos?
Donna Hughes over at The Boot has done a rundown of what she considers the ten funniest country music videos of all-time.
It’s an interesting list. I think the Luke Bryan clip is funny, but so many of her choices rely on stunt casting. I think she left off a few great ones.
Rollin’ With the Flowchart
I’m trying to cut back on my hyperbole, so I’ll understate matters and call this only one of the most awesomely coolest things ever:
Which Country Song Best Describes Your Life?
Creator Madlynn Priester e-mailed me and requested I shared the link, which I have done, but only after starting at the thing in wonder and awe for a good ten minutes.
New Year’s Resolutions
Best of 2011?
End-of-year lists abound, and we still have another on the way. But what about the best albums of 2011?
We’re in that super cool period of anticipation, where we wonder what the albums we know about will sound like, and hope that the albums that we don’t know about will be from artists who we can’t get enough of.