Featuring hits from Patsy Cline, George Jones, Hank Snow, and more!
It’s as good as expected
Featuring hits from Dolly Parton, Tom T. Hall, George Jones and more!
How a signature hit inspires a discussion on artistic identity and country music overall
Featuring hits from Gene Watson, the Charlie Daniels Band, Don Williams and more!
Featuring hits from Porter Wagoner, Roger Miller, Eddy Arnold and more!
In a special turn of events, this edition of The Musical Divide’s “best hit songs” feature will feature a second opinion! This week, I’m joined by Nathan Kanuch of Shore2Shore Country to help count down what we believe are the best hit songs of 1973. As an aside, I will say that two songs on… Continue reading The Best Hit Songs Of 1973 (w/ Shore2Shore Country)
It’s always interesting investigating earlier years in country music for these features. They’re easier to assemble than you may think, mostly because the best songs of the year were also the biggest hits (which is sadly an extinct concept today). Culturally, 1968 was a year that shattered American history. It was a year filled with… Continue reading The Best Hit Songs Of 1968
Considering The Musical Divide operates mostly as a review outlet, I take a lot of pride in the amount of music covered here. While some may understandably see this extra addition to the albums list as overkill, it’s mostly a testament to how much good music I still couldn’t fit into the actual list no… Continue reading The Musical Divide’s Honorable Mentions For Best Albums Of 2018
This is a re-uploaded post. All artists should strive to maintain four attributes as they grow older. They should strive to have the pure charisma still evident in John Prine. They should strive to have the drive and energy still evident in Willie Nelson. They should strive to have the humor and wit still evident… Continue reading Album Review: Loretta Lynn – ‘Wouldn’t It Be Great’