Pop Goes The Country Vol. 1: Al Dexter – “Pistol Packin’ Mama” (1943)

Country music and pop music are the sibling duo who, even though they can’t get along, are still family at the end of the day. The term, “crossover” has typically been used to describe a country recording that hits big in the wider pop market. It’s a fairly common practice that (arguably) traces its existence… Read More Pop Goes The Country Vol. 1: Al Dexter – “Pistol Packin’ Mama” (1943)

A Literal Murder On Music Row: The Story Of Dave Akeman (Stringbean)

Country music has never really been a “family-friendly” genre so to say. With its themes of heartache, drinking, smoking and cheating … well heck, I don’t need to say much else. I just proved my point. But murder? That’s taking things to a whole other level, and with that, we introduce the story of Dave… Read More A Literal Murder On Music Row: The Story Of Dave Akeman (Stringbean)