Album Review: Johnny Cash and Various Artists – ‘Forever Words’

This is a re-uploaded post from Swamp Opera.  While many would not label Out Among The Stars as Johnny Cash’s all-time best work, I consider it a landmark moment in my life. You see, I never got to be “excited” for a new Cash album, and I’m guessing a few of you out there know the same… Read More Album Review: Johnny Cash and Various Artists – ‘Forever Words’

Why Were The Dixie Chicks Banned From Country Radio?

“Because of the Bush comments.” Well, yeah, but then how come country artists were allowed to have differing opinions during the Vietnam War? How come Merle Haggard could release “America First” with little reception? If anything, the banning of Dixie Chicks from the country music establishment had more to do with an unfortunate sign of… Read More Why Were The Dixie Chicks Banned From Country Radio?