Merle Haggard Classic Gets Resurrected By Modern Country Singer Chris Young

It’s not uncommon for modern country singers to pay tribute to their classic country heroes who came before them. One singer who has never stopped raving about his classic country influences is Chris Young. During one of his early Grand Ole Opry appearances, he performed Keith Whitley’s “Don’t Close Your Eyes” while playing a guitar […] More

Country Music Legend Passes Away At 83

Country music has lost a legend. The Tennessean reports that Hazel Smith, who is widely known as “The Mother of Music Row” has passed away at her home in Madison, Tennessee. Smith was an acclaimed country music journalist, publicist, songwriter, and was best known for coining the term “outlaw country.” She worked for “Hillbilly Central” […] More

Chris Stapleton Revives Major Waylon Jennings Hit In Stellar Performance

Back in July 2015, some of country music’s biggest stars gathered together in Austin, Texas to honor one of the genre’s greatest legends…Waylon Jennings. Footage from the tribute was packaged together in a concert special that aired on CMT on April 7, 2017.  Artists such as Toby Keith, Willie Nelson, and Kacey Musgraves all turned out to pay tribute to […] More

Lukas Nelson & Shooter Jennings Honor Their Fathers With Rockin’ ‘Good Hearted Woman’

While the great Waylon Jennings may no longer be with us, fans can find solace in the country legend’s insanely talented son left in his wake, Shooter Jennings. Jessi,Shooter and Daddy Waylon #misseaylon #legends pic.twitter.com/kImnydZRse — Dennis Parker (@BluesdaddyD) May 12, 2017 Teaming up with the son of his father’s longtime duet partner, Willie Nelson, Shooter and Lukas Nelson performed Waylon’s iconic […] More

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