“This coal miner’s daughter gave voice to a generation,” President Barack Obama said.
Titled ‘Blame It All On My Roots: Five Decades of Influences,’ the box set will include Brooks covering 40 songs from artists who have influenced him, many of which he has already performed during his Vegas residency.
The eighth annual country festival in California will also feature Florida Georgia Line, Jennifer Nettles, Loretta Lynn, Hunter Hayes and many more.
Duets have been an integral part of country music for decades. Here are ten of the most classic male-female country duets of all time.
With the recent release of Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton‘s new single “You Can’t Make Old Friends,” it got us thinking: What are the best male/female country duets of all time?
I don’t think Kacey Musgraves was expecting to score six CMA nominations Wednesday morning because she got so drunk the night before she slept right through the announcements on “Good Morning America”.
She’s sure come a long way from her Kentucky roots as a coal miner’s daughter.
This October, ATO Records will release a Civil War-inspired double album titled Divided & United. The LP will feature songs from Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Old Crow Medicine Show, A.A. Bondy, Taj Mahal, T. Bone Burnett, Steve Earle, and Lee Ann Womack, among others.
In recent years, murder ballads have taken on a whole new context, with women in the starring roles. Examples include songs by the Dixie Chicks, Martina McBride, Reba, Carrie Underwood, and Miranda Lambert.
The 2012 GRAMMY nominee and cofounder of the White Stripes is also a devout country music fan.