Mar 31, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Merle Haggard, one of music's last old-school outlaws
Says country music legend Merle Haggard of the state of today's genre: "The depth of the art form is pretty shallow." Most of the founders of country music are gone – Hank Williams, Kitty Wells, Roy Acuff – along with most of the original "outlaw" band of brothers that included Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings.
Country Radio Enjoys The 'Halo-Country' Sound Of Bucket List Tunesmith Debbie Cochran
Website: http://www.debbiecochran.com With musical influences like Loretta Lynn, Kitty Wells and Reba McEntire, there's no denying that country recording artist Debbie Cochran is proving that her traditional roots are embedded in her music.
Terri Clark Brings Dierks Bentley, Reba Along for '...
It can be interesting sometimes how great minds think alike. If you need proof of this, talk to Terri Clark about her new covers disc, entitled "Classic." "The president of my record label in Canada came to me and asked if I would do an album of country classics," she told Billboard, adding that the idea was one that she had dreamed of for a long ... (more)
Fans still debate who was queenlier: Kitty or Patsy?
Patsy Cline's singing was on the rise at the same time Kitty Wells' royal career was winding down.
Music Review: Wanda Jackson - The Best of the Classic Capitol Singles
Wanda Jackson presented a quandary for Capitol Records when she started recording for them in the 1950s.