Here’s a compilation of clips from the top podcasts reporting on the country music genre. Respected names in the industry interview artists and chat about trends.
The artist reconciles old feelings, forgives himself, and refocuses efforts on his kids. Many songs on the record are old, and he had great co-writers helping him.
The styles and productions of new songs are the 80s at large. Luke Combs and other authentic artists are changing their music while trends like boyfriend country are out.
“Strawberry Wine” reminds them of losing virginity. They then talk about Patty Loveless and Lila McCann.
You can tell Garth likes performing that song because he always gives a speech before he performs it.
The song will be on his setlist forever because it connects him to the crowd.
After the pandemic hit, there were suddenly no shows, and the industry was flipped on its head. He's unsure how smaller musicians managed.
The musician supports artists who inspire her and believes women have to help each other. She notices that young girls want to learn radio songs on the guitar.
Triston Marez loves that Texas musicians make music they love and believe in, but also agree Nashville is commercialized.
Grand Ole Opry: Little Jimmy Dickens on the air - 50s Americana before it made room for Elvis - (photo Les Leverett collection)
Grand Ole Opry - NBC Radio Monitor - June 25, 1955 - Gordon Skene Sound Collection -
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An ode to Americana
Mustangs Of The West - the real deal - keeping the spirit alive and kicking.
Mustangs Of The West - Everybody Wants Peace On Earth - 2018 - Blue Elan Records -
Revving up the Christmas spirit with a new single by Mustangs Of The West, just in time for the holidays. Since we're devoting a
Sir Lancelot - Major influence and the man who brought Calypso to America.
Sir Lancelot and The Caribbean Serenaders - Keynote Records Album K-126 - Circa 1945 - Gordon Skene Sound Collection -
Sir Lancelot to end the weekend. Calypso is most likely buried in the backroom of musical memory
Bob Neal of WMPS, Memphis - later on to become closely associated with Elvis Presley. In 1952 it was all Hillbilly.
WMPS -Stokley's High-Noon Roundup - 1952 - Gordon Skene Sound Collection -
A dose of Heartland Americana this weekend. In 1952, Rock n' Roll hadn't been invented yet - it was