Album of the Month: Darrell Scott

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Kentucky’s own has laid claim to an uprising of roots glory as of late, with the “country-on-the-edge” golden boy Chris Stapleton creating an underground media storm and racking up awards, Sturgil Simpson’s beautifully executed new album A Sailor’s Guide To Earth may be one of the best albums of the year, and then there’s the latest release…

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Pauline Reese’s New Video “Save Your Breath”

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Texas Star Pauline Reese releases her new music video “Save Your Breath” as a teaser! The new album, Lucky Number 7,  will soon be available to buy at paulinereese.com and 95+ digital stores and 15,000+ brick-and-mortar locations (iTunes, CDBaby, Google Play, MP3.com, Waterloo Records, Spotify and Amazon.com). Release date TBA. Check paulinereese.com for album release date,…

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Classic Of The Month: Strike Like Lightning

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The recent passing of Lonnie Mack marked the loss of yet another ground breaking Icon in Music. Lonnie Mack was called a “Pioneer in Rock Guitar Soloing” by Rollling Stone. He was known as one of the first true guitar Heroes. His instrumentals “Wham”  and “Memphis” (back in the 60’s)  influenced many guitar legends including Duane Allman,…

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Dolly Parton Featured On Forthcoming GSMA Release

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In the image of the fiery phoenix’s rebirth, Great Smoky Mountains Association will release its third album of traditional American music, this time featuring artists of today recreating songs performed by Smoky Mountain residents at the time of the development of a national park. On Top of Old Smoky: New Old-Time Smoky Mountain Music, one…

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Piano Fighter by Michael Franklin

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Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet. –Roger Miller, 1972   Similar To Rain I stumbled to the car and slid behind the wheel. My entire face was numb, my mouth was full of bloody gauze, my shirt collar was covered in blood splatter, and my tongue was sore. I would have looked…

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