The Boom-or-Bust Jukebox – Week 9 (2021): (Vandoliers, Charlie Marie, Blackberry Smoke, etc.)

The Boom-or-Bust Jukebox is a weekly series where I cover new entries to the top 40 of Billboard’s Country Airplay chart, standalone oddities, and a throwback tune. This week was absolutely loaded with new releases, enough to where I reviewed two singles for Country Universe – Brett Eldredge’s “Good Day” and the Elle King and… Read More The Boom-or-Bust Jukebox – Week 9 (2021): (Vandoliers, Charlie Marie, Blackberry Smoke, etc.)

EP Review: Charlie Marie – Self-Titled

The short version: EPs generally fail to offer much of anything substantial, but this is a great exception to that rule.  Favorite tracks: “Rhinestones,” “Countryside,” “Rodeo” Least favorite track: “Shot In The Dark” Rating: 8/10 The long version: In 2019, it’s harder than ever for artists to cut through the clutter. Yes, the Internet has… Read More EP Review: Charlie Marie – Self-Titled