John Rich & Larry Gatlin Pay Tribute to George Jones

When John Rich learned George Jones had passed Friday morning, he took a glass of Crown to his roof-top deck, sat down facing Vanderbilt University Medical Center and pictured a beam of light bringing George to Heaven, reports USA Today. Then he called friend Larry Gatlin to join him that evening for their own private [...] Read More

Top 10 Country Tweets of the Week

Country music stars sure love Twitter! This week, Miranda Lambert debuts a new look, Brad Paisley and John Rich insert humor into the presidential debate, Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott reveals what’s in bandmate Dave Haywood’s kitchen, and faithful objects let Dierks Bentley and Ronnie Dunn down. Here are our picks for the Top 10 Country [...] Read More

25 Things You Don’t Know About John Rich

In the latest issue of US Weekly which hits shelves today, John Rich reveals 25 things his fans may not know about him. Among them? His Granny Rich makes all of his rhinestone stage clothes, he refers to his wife Joan as ‘Saint Joan’ and he just doesn’t see the point of Brazil nuts. He [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Big & Rich’s Hillbilly Jedi

Big & Rich exploded onto the country music scene in summer 2004 with a full throttle sound that celebrated the duo’s individualism with an entertaining and downright quirky edge. Good timin’ honky tonk attitude was mixed with an onslaught of heavy riffs and a wide-open Western feel to create a totally unique brand of country [...] Read More

Big & Rich’s Album Title Saved by a Jon Bon Jovi Phone Call

Big & Rich will release their new album, Hillbilly Jedi, on September 18. The duo told Detroit’s 99.5 WYCD the story behind the title – and what part Jon Bon Jovi played in it! The pair have become friends with Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora and a few years ago, the duo wrote a [...] Read More