2012 Rewind: No. 7 – Randy Travis Has Year of Highs and Lows

2012 was a challenging year for Randy Travis. The legendary artist celebrated 25 years in the music business by launching The 25th Anniversary Celebration Tour and releasing his Anniversary Celebration duets album which featured Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Kris Kristofferson, Carrie Underwood, George Jones, Zac Brown Band, Lorrie Morgan, Jamey Johnson and more. He also [...] Read More

Kris Kristofferson to Release First New Music in Four Years

Kris Kristofferson will release Feeling Mortal, his first new material in four years, to iTunes on January 22 and record stores January 29. The album is a look at where Kris is at this point in his life, following a career that has seen him as a Golden Gloves boxer, a Rhodes scholar, a college [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Jamey Johnson’s Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran

Leave it to Jamey Johnson, one of traditional country music’s leading torchbearers, to assemble one of the most impressive call sheets in recent memory to honor his friend; the late, great songwriter, Hank Cochran. On Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran, available October 16, Jamey pulls together a guest list made up [...] Read More

Eric Church Talks CMA Nominations, Influences & Springsteen

Eric Church’s career is on fire. He’s had back-to-back No. 1 hits with “Drink In My Hand” and “Springsteen”; he’s headlining one of the hottest tours around; and he leads this year’s CMA Awards nominations with five, including Male Vocalist and Album of the Year for Chief. While he’s excited about the recognition, he would [...] Read More

GAC Album Review: Waylon Jennings’ Goin’ Down Rockin’: The Last Recordings

Shortly before his death in February 2002, Waylon Jennings returned to the studio in order to lay down what would be his final recordings. Working with his good friend Robby Turner, who serves as producer of this project, Waylon created an intimate set of performances capturing both the peace and turmoil that accompanied the singer [...] Read More