GAC Album Review: John Corbett’s Leaving Nothin’ Behind

With an open sound stretching from loose country rock to roadhouse barn burners, actor/musician John Corbett heads straight for the Lone Star state on his second full-length album, Leaving Nothin’ Behind. The project, due in stores February 5, revels in Texas country tradition while helping John define a sound that may surprise fans of his [...] Read More

2012 Rewind: No. 3 – Banjo Legend Earl Scruggs Dies at 88

Country Music Hall of Famer Earl Scruggs passed away at a Nashville hospital on March 28. He popularized a three-fingered style of playing banjo that transformed the instrument and inspired countless musicians. He was 88. Born in Shelby, North Carolina and raised on a farm in the Flint Hill area, Earl started playing banjo at [...] Read More

John Corbett is GAC’s New “Living Country” Spokesperson

Movie, TV star and recording artist John Corbett was a natural pick to be the new spokesperson for GAC Living Country, our branding campaign. The West Virginia native has a deep appreciation for his small town upbringing and when he’s not on tour or on location, can be found on his California horse ranch. John [...] Read More

Earl Scruggs Remembered at Public Memorial Service

2,300 mourners turned out Sunday, April 1 to pay tribute to the late Earl Scruggs at the public funeral held at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, reports the Associated Press. It was a fitting tribute to the legendary banjo player,who played his songs for years on the Grand Ole Opry and Ryman stage. Earl passed away [...] Read More

Dierks Bentley Hints at Next Album

What will Dierks Bentley‘s next record sound like? If you think his new single, “Am I The Only One,” is an indication, you may be right…or not. Dierks tells Billboard magazine he’s already cut 15 tracks for the follow-up album to his critically-acclaimed bluegrass-flavored Up On The Ridge CD. But “Am I The Only One” is [...] Read More