Today’s rock charts showcase folk, indie, and electronic sounds, while in country, artists like Church, Brown, and Jason Aldean are aiming for a louder, more guitar-driven sound. Is this the future of the format?
Sheryl Crow sat down with Radio.com and perused our vinyl collection to discuss country legends like Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynette and George Jones, who have been important to her as an artist.
One of the more influential country artists of the 1960s and ’70s, Tompall Glaser, passed away Tuesday (Aug. 13), after a long illness. He was 79. If his name doesn’t ring a bell for the [...]
The legendary Nashville producer and songwriter worked with icons from Jerry Lee and Johnny Cash to Don Williams, Charley Pride, and Waylon Jennings. “The outlaws were folks I could relate to.”
The Rolling Stone, CMT, and Billboard writer was well-loved by many country fans and artists, including Taylor Swift, who called him “one of my favorite journalists.”
He’s had hit radio singles, has a strong fan base, and can regularly sell out clubs. But in spirit and in sound, Jamey Johnson is far closer to traditional country than just about any artist working today.