Hank Williams Sr.’s Live Recordings Available Directly from Family Estate

In celebration of Hank Williams Sr.’s, 90th birthday and in honor of the 60th year remembrance of his death, the Hank Williams Estate, overseen by his children Hank Williams Jr. and Jett Williams, will make more than 200 live performance recordings available to movie houses, television production companies and advertising agencies. These rare recordings have [...] Read More

Top 20 Songs About Honky Tonks

If you’re a country music fan, chances are you’ve found yourself at a Honky Tonk (like Rock A Billy’s in the photo above). Neon lights, jukeboxes, a live band and a bartender serving up whatever you want are essential — and it’s the music that makes the Honky Tonk experience complete. We searched high and [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Zac Brown Band’s Uncaged

A self-described “country-Southern rock-bluegrass-reggae-jam record,” as Zac Brown told the Associated Press earlier this year, ZBB’s third major label album ventures into excitingly unchartered territory as the band takes its rightful place as one of the genre’s most unique and daring mainstream acts. Uncaged, due in stores July 10, was produced once again with Keith [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Marty Stuart’s Nashville Vol. 1: Tear The Woodpile Down

The honky tonk gods of Nashville’s famed Lower Broadway have long guided Marty Stuart’s way. Throughout his career, which in 2012 finds the singer/songwriter celebrating 40 years in Nashville, Marty has stood firm with a blend of traditional country and rockabilly that echoes the heartache pouring out of Music City’s world famous strip. On Marty’s [...] Read More

Merle Haggard Proud to Reach 75th Birthday

Merle Haggard has recorded 77 albums, has 41 hit songs, and has won numerous accolades, but the number he’s most proud of is the milestone he reached April 6 – he turned 75 years old. The country legend was hospitalized in January with pneumonia and fought and beat lung cancer in 2008, making the birthday [...] Read More