Happy Father’s Day: Top 20 Country Songs About Dad

Becoming a father doesn’t necessarily take a lot of talent. But being a good dad – well, that is a tough undertaking. And just when Pop gets it figured out, the kid gets a little older and treats him differently. Or another one comes along and changes up the family dynamics. Parenthood is actually a [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Rodney Atkins’ Take A Back Road

Rodney Atkins’ fourth album, Take A Back Road, set for release on October 4, hits stores immediately on the heels of the record’s lead single reaching the top spot on the country charts in late September. The No. 1 single, title track “Take A Back Road,” is a laid back, groove-heavy sing-along that gets a [...] Read More

Darius Rucker On Writing for Country

Darius Rucker knows what it’s like to be on a roll. He’s done it twice. In 1995, he was a co-writer and the lead singer on four hits from one pop album as a member of Hootie + The Blowfish. In 2008, he was a co-writer and the singer on four hits from one album once again — but this time, it was his debut project as a country artist. Does he have to do something different to write country songs? Read More