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    Ben Haggard’s Yodeling On This Classic Country Track Will Leave You Mesmerized

    In country music, few songs take deeper roots than “Mule Skinner Blues.” Written by Jimmie Rodgers and first recorded by him in 1930, the song was originally known as “Blue Yodel #8.” Perhaps one of Jimmie’s most famous songs in his “Blue Yodel” series, “Blue Yodel #8” went on to be recorded by dozens upon […] More

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    ‘Nashville’ Stars Lennon & Maisy Perform Haunting Rendition Of ‘Silent Night’

    Standing in the lobby of the Tennessee State Capital, the sisters and stars of the hit show Nashville, sang a beautiful version of the Christmas classic “Silent Night“. Lennon & Maisy rose to fame after their cover of Robyn’s “Call Your Girlfriend” went viral. They joined the cast of ABC’s Nashville in 2012 and have made appearances on The […] More

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    Deana Carter Will Leave You Breathless With Unplugged Performance Of ‘Strawberry Wine’

    21 years ago, a young woman from Tennessee made her country music debut with a song that no one else had wanted. That song was “Strawberry Wine” and that young woman was Deana Carter. Matraca Berg, who co-wrote “Strawberry Wine,” pitched it to various record labels in Nashville, but no one wanted to pick it up. Just […] More

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    Keith Urban Touches Hearts With Tender Rendition Of ‘But For The Grace Of God’

    On November 28, 2000, Keith Urban released the third single off of his debut American album, called “But for the Grace of God.” Co-written by Urban, Charlotte Caffey, and Jane Wiedlin, the song truly put Urban on the map as a major artist in the country music industry. After claiming the top spot on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart […] More

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    Reba McEntire Reveals Opinion About Garth Brooks Lip Syncing At The CMA Awards

    While appearing on Access Hollywood to promote her new holiday album My Kind of Christmas, co-hosts Natalie Morales and Kit Hoover asked country legend Reba McEntire about the most talked about moment of last week’s CMA Awards – Garth Brooks lip syncing. Before handing Brooks his sixth trophy for Entertainer of the Year, McEntire was […] More

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    Billy Ray Cyrus Goes Unplugged For No-Nonsense Tribute To Johnny Cash With ‘Folsom Prison Blues’

    Sometimes a country song sounds best when it’s simply a singer and his or her guitar. No band, no flashing lights, no glittery costumes. Just a raw, honest performance that comes straight from the heart.  Such performances get even better when the song being performed is a country standard. So you can imagine how good […] More

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    Miranda Lambert’s ‘Tin Man’ Earns Emotional Tribute From ‘Voice’ Semifinalist

    At age 22, country singer Mary Sarah is well on the way to becoming one of country music’s brightest stars. The Oklahoma native started performing at age eight, and spent her childhood singing at radio stations, regional Opry theaters, and other events. In 2011, The Oak Ridge Boys‘ Joe Bonsall came across a video of […] More

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    Shooter Jennings Gracefully Honors His Father Through Cover Of His ‘Favorite’ Song

    The legacy that Waylon Jennings left behind continues to live on in the songs that he wrote and recorded. It also lives on through his youngest son, Shooter, who is making sure that country music never forgets about his father. Shooter is a singer himself, and he follows in his father’s “outlaw” footsteps. In addition […] More

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    Brazilian Musicians Make Leap Into Southern Rock With Acoustic ‘Sweet Home Alabama’

    Since Southern rock is typically associated with the Southern U.S., people assume that it is strictly an American genre. But as any Southern rock fan knows, that’s far from the truth. While Southern rock certainly has its peak popularity in the U.S., the genre has a strong worldwide fan base as well. People in England, […] More

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    Rare Footage Shows Dolly Parton Sweetly Singing Her Hit Song ‘Wildflowers’

    Over the course of her career, Dolly Parton has taken 25 songs to the top of the country charts. In addition to her number ones, Parton has helped guide numerous other songs to the Top 10 on the charts, including one little tune titled “Wildflowers.” Written by Parton, “Wildflowers” was included on the Grammy-winning Trio album […] More

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