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.)

Album Review: Pistol Annies – ‘Interstate Gospel’

The short version: ‘Interstate Gospel’ may be bogged down by a few gimmicky tracks, but this is overall the trio’s most mature, realized record to date.  The long version: There was a time when a Pistol Annies album almost made too much sense. Miranda Lambert and Ashley Monroe may have differed stylistically at the time, but their… Read More Album Review: Pistol Annies – ‘Interstate Gospel’