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: Reba McEntire – ‘Stronger Than The Truth’

The short version: Thirty-five years ago, Reba McEntire firmly grounded her artistic identity on ‘My Kind Of Country.’ Now, in 2019, she does the very same thing again on ‘Stronger Than The Truth.’ Favorite tracks: “The Clown,” “Cactus In A Coffee Can,” “The Bar’s Getting Lower,” “In His Mind,” “Stronger Than The Truth” Least favorite… Read More Album Review: Reba McEntire – ‘Stronger Than The Truth’

Song Review: Reba McEntire – “Stronger Than The Truth”

The short version: “Stronger Than The Truth” just may be Reba McEntire’s strongest single in years. Writers: Autumn McEntire, Hannah Blaylock Rating: 8/10 The long version: With the return of legends like George Strait, Brooks & Dunn and Reba McEntire to the country music format this year, these artists are blatantly telling us fans they… Read More Song Review: Reba McEntire – “Stronger Than The Truth”