The albums that shaped my year.
Favorites of the year at the midway point – 2020
A fun collaboration post that is what it says it is
If, for whatever reason, Years really is John Anderson’s final album, at least he went out on a high note; and managed to make a fitting album for these troubled times
An artist who remains a rare talent all his own
Reviews for new singles from Randall King, Hot Country Knights, John Anderson and Tyler Farr
In the early 1980s, country music benefited from the release of the film Urban Cowboy, enough to where one could label it a boom era for the genre. Commercially, the movement was great, but stylistically, artists may have dressed the part (almost too much), but the actual music was too syrupy and glossy to resemble anything… Continue reading The Best Hit Songs Of 1982
As we’ve seen with far too many artists in mainstream country these days, the industry simply isn’t allowing its artists to develop into something more (a recent example is Cam unfortunately). These days a single that misses the top twenty or worse is a sign of trouble. Furthermore, for a genre that celebrates its roots,… Continue reading Classic Album Review: John Anderson – ‘Seminole Wind’