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Music Video: Then & Now

May 10, 2009 Kevin John Coyne 12

The music video format has been around so long that most modern country artists began their career with one. Even some of the veterans from the era before music video now have decades of clips to their credit.

I thought it would be fun to compare the first clip of an artist to their most recent, since it lends itself so well to embedded video in the comments.

First up: Dolly Parton.

She released her first music video in the late seventies, accompanying her cover of The Beatles classic “Help!” in 1979:

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Sugarland covers Beyoncé

September 20, 2007 Kevin John Coyne 4

Jonathan from over at Slant gave me the heads up today about this video circulating on YouTube. Apparently Sugarland has been doing quite the unexpected cover song in concert lately: When I first heard “Irreplaceable”,

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Johnny Cash on The Simpsons

August 31, 2007 Kevin John Coyne 1

I’m just in an unshakably good mood lately!  Gotta go run some errands, but I’ll be doing a lot of posting this weekend. For now, enjoy the best country guest appearance in the history of

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Paul McCartney

June 30, 2007 Kevin John Coyne 0

I can’t think of another living musician with a greater entitlement to arrogance than Paul McCartney, and he is still remarkably humble.     This should be a lesson to all musicians in all genres.

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