Which Garth Brooks hits do you want to hear on his comeback tour? We know it's been a while since Garth Brooks last took the stage, so don't worry if you're a little rusty. Check out some of Garth Brooks' career changing tracks that made him into one of the greatest country artists of all time.
1. "Much Too Young (To Feel This Damn Old)" Garth Brooks, 1989
This track was Garth Brooks' first single released off his debut album, also marking his first Top 10 hit.
2. "We Shall Be Free" The Ch... [Read more]
Has the time finally come!? Since Garth Brooks announced his retirement in 2000, country fans have been anxiously awaiting the day when Garth would return to the stage! Sure, he released some minor records like The Lost Sessions in 2006, some “hits” albums, and performed at a benfit here and there, but Garth took his retirement and family life seriously and wasn’t releasing much new material. In 2009, Garth came out of retirement to do a few weekend Las Vegas performances from time to time and h... [Read more]
Williams had 11 number one hits in his foreshortened career, a remarkable feat. Even more remarkable is the number of other musicians, from all genres (and including several members of the "27 Club"), who have released recordings of these songs [Read more]
I'm the product of a mixed marriage. My father was pure Connecticut Yankee, from the roots of his gingery hair to the tips of his Sperry Topsiders®. Mom was born in Oklahoma.
Dad didn't approve of country music, which he referred to as "that gawdawful yodeling," and wouldn't have it on the radio. But when Dad was out of the house, Mom would tune in to the country station. She loved to sing along and I'd harmonize, singing soprano to her deep alto. Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Patti Page (Mo... [Read more]
1. George Strait
George Strait joined the U.S. Army in 1971, and was later honorably discharged. He then landed a role in a terrorist action film called "The Soldier" in 1982.
2. Tim McGraw
One of Tim McGraw's favorite past times is quail hunting.
3. Blake Shelton
Blake Shelton designed his own tattoo on his arm, and thinks it's one of the crappiest out there. The images of deer tracks are usually mistaken for ladybugs.
4. Toby Keith
Toby Keith's real last name is actually Covel.
5. Luke Br... [Read more]
For those of you who are avid country fans, I'm sure you're aware that the ACMs took place this past Sunday, April 6th. Not to be confused with the CMAs, which I'm sure for most of us, it is still difficult to decipher the difference between the two. So here's a cheat sheet to understand the similarities and differences between the two organizations.
CMA: Country Music Association
Founded in Nashville 1958, First country music organization to be formed
Initially dedicated to Nashville music... [Read more]
I never really used to listen to country music, but in the last couple years it began to grow on me, and now it’s practically the only station I listen to in the car. I’ve heard countless people describe it as a bunch of singing about “my tractor”, “my pickup truck” or “my dead dog”, but country music has definitely evolved from what it used to be. Nowadays, it seems to have more of a “pop” feel to it, relatable lyrics, and I can’t help but dance or sing along. It’s the perfect kind of warm weat... [Read more]
The next thing I knew, "Go Country 105" was on my first pre-set button, and I knew all the words to pretty much every song. [Read more]