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Day 17: The monster under the bed

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August 18, 2014 • Writing 101

  So, one night, I was flipping through ABC, NBC and CBS because back then we didn’t have anything but those channels out in the sticks in the 70’s and we certainly didn’t have remote controls. It was late at night and I fell asleep with the tv on. I was like going on 9… Read More ›

Country Music »

Throwback Thursday: Emily West

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Her name is Emily West. I first heard her sing at a 2010 showcase opening for Eric Church. She had incredible command onstage and I left knowing that I was witnessing the debut of an eventual star. Her label released a duet with labelmate Keith Urban, which of course radio did not play. They were… Read More ›

Men of Country »

Paslay & Church, tunes by 2 Eric’s

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I first discovered Eric Paslay in Nashville last year. Trust me, you know him too, if you’ve listened to country radio in the last two years. And if you have, you deserve a metal of some form for suffering through that mess. Eric co-wrote three of the better songs you hear on the dial –… Read More ›

New Artists »

Mickey’s Music

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┬áLast year in Nashville, this angel walked onstage and blew the nuts off the Ryman. I ugly cried while she sang and I think my iPad videoed the floor a few times. I only had it a few days and had no idea what I was doing or where to aim. I did get a… Read More ›

Traditional Country Music »

Train Tuesday: February 25th

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Two things. Well, three, but I’m too lazy to backspace and correct it. Every day for the last week, my search bar shows fans searching for Bruises. You can find a healthy dose of Bruises performances here at our Great Shine of Train. I DID go looking for a good video of them singing it,… Read More ›

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